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Doughboys

By Davis Kim and Ajay Walther
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Davis Kim

on 3 April 2013

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Transcript of Doughboys

U.S. joins the Allies in 1917 Germans sink American ships

U-boats sink the ship Lusitania

Germany stops attacking but they resume again in a year

Germans convince Mexico to fight to regain lost land

Wilson states the U.S. fight against Germany

U.S. declares war in 1917 Doughboys life after the war The Draft U.S. chooses to use Conscription to recruit soldiers


All men are forced to register for the draft


Conscription is a controversial law


The case Schenk vs US supports Conscription Life at War Doughboys Davis Kim and Ajay Walther World War 1 Central Powers Allies Rest camps Many doughboys had hygiene issues Doughboys fought trench warfare Activities on "Leave" Doughboys A Doughboy is an American infantry soldier who generally fought in the A.E.F. during WWI The term came into use in the Mexican-
American war The name became popular because of the way American soldiers prepared cooked field rations Works Cited




"American Expeditionary Forces." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 19 Mar. 2013. Web. 20 Mar. 2013. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Expeditionary_Forces>.

"Buster Keaton in World War I." The Doughboy Center:. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Mar. 2013. <http://www.worldwar1.com/dbc/buster.htm>.

"Doughboy." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 16 Mar. 2013. Web. 20 Mar. 2013. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doughboy>.

"The Doughboys." The Doughboys. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Mar. 2013. <http://www.mrdowling.com/706-doughboys.html>.

"Firstworldwar.com." First World War.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Mar. 2013. <http://www.firstworldwar.com/atoz/doughboys.htm>.

"Gary Mead - The Doughboys: America and the First World War." Gary Mead - The Doughboys: America and the First World War. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Mar. 2013. <http://www.worldwar1.com/dbc/mead_fff.htm>.

"THE Â Â Â Â ORIGINS." Origins of "Doughboy" N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Mar. 2013. <http://www.worldwar1.com/dbc/origindb.htm>. Most returning Doughboys were unemployed and homeless Many doughboys suffered from "shell shock" and they recieved no help or therapy Only a few soldiers, like Alvin York became famous for their actions in the war No further education for returning doughboys The economic boom from World War 1 turned into an economic recession
Jobs were hard to find and Doughboys found themselves to be in poverty Doughboys did not celebrate for a long time
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