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1/25 US History War at Home Notes

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Transcript of 1/25 US History War at Home Notes

Reflection
What do the Espionage and Sedition Acts do? Do you think that it is alright to do in a time of war?
U.S. History 1/12 WWI Notes
Warm Up
What was the illness that killed nearly 30 million during WWI?
Concepts Notes West's Words
Reflection
Combatants in World War I quickly began to use total war tactics
Governments committed all their nation’s resources and took over industry to win the war

WWI Begins
Soldiers were drafted, the media was censored, propaganda was created to support the war

Declaration of war in 1917: U.S. had to mobilize before it could fight in Europe
The army had only 200,000 soldiers
President Wilson and Congress created 5,000 bureaucratic agencies to manage and win the war
The military needed massive supplies of armaments
U.S. Enters War
From Isolation to Intervention
Causes of U.S. involvement in WWI
Brittish Blockade
Unrestricted Submarine Warfare (Sussex)
Sinking of the Lusitania
Zimmerman Letter
“Colored Man is No Slacker”

“True Sons of Freedom”

400,000 African American soldiers were drafted but served in segregated units
Congress passed the Selective Service Act to draft men between the ages of 18 and 45 into the army
2.8 million Americans were drafted into the military

The WIB encouraged mass-production of war equipment and set production quotas

The War Industries Board (WIB) was created to oversee the production of military supplies
What 2 things completely changed the war? 1917 and 1918

WIB
Do you think our freedom of speech should be able to be taken away during a time of war?
Friday Warm Up
What 2 things completely changed the war? 1917 and 1918
P. 103
https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/ushistory/worldwari/
Warm Up Tuesday
Look at New Hazards from your Cornell Notes
What do you think is the worst New Hazard and why?
Reflection
Name 2 things women did to contribute to the war effort.
Output
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U.S. gets involved
Causes
Alliances
Schlieffen Plan
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