Topic: League of Nations Debate
In class, we engaged in a simulation of the Senate's debate over whether the U.S. should ratify the Treaty of Versailles and join the League of Nations. If you were absent, review the PowerPoint below , "Fall 1919" background information, and the three options of the debate.
Topic: Securing the Peace (Wilson's role in the Paris Peace Conference)
Please read the article titled "Securing the Peace" and complete questions #1-13.
Then, using the summaries of the Fourteen Points and the League of Nations, please complete the chart comparing the two, and answer questions #1-2.
Topic: Domestic Impact of WWI in the U.S.
If you were absent, please review the PowerPoint posted below and complete the guided notes.
These are the two videos we saw in class:
"Over There": www.youtube.com/watch?v=5v33jF5TGLw&feature=youtu.be&disable_polymer=true
"Harlem Hellfighters": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eEuoAl1elLU&feature=youtu.be
HOMEWORK - Due 3/2 at 8:45 a.m.
Out of Many
Chapter 22 Reading and Questions – World War I in the United States
Due on TurnItIn on _____________ at 8:45 a.m.
Read Ch. 22. Answer the following in about 1 paragraph each, using facts and details from the textbook to support your response.
4. How did World War I alter the status of women and African Americans in the United States between 1914 and 1920? By what means were those changes accomplished? Were they permanent?
Topic: U.S. Entry into the First World War - Historiography
Classwork Due on TurnItIn by 2/21 (A Day) at 8:45 a.m.
Read the “Key Debate” section on the historiography of U.S. involvement in World War I. Using the text, your notes, the timeline chart you completed, and the primary source “clues”, answer the following in a well-developed essay supported by details and historical evidence:
To what extent was it possible for the U.S. to maintain neutrality in World War I?
Topic: U.S. Entry into the First World War Part 2
If you were absent, use the "Timeline Documents" posted here to complete the "US Entry Timeline" graphic organizer. We will examine these events to answer:
Note - I goofed on the June, 1916 slide and included a picture of a poster advertising the New Zealand Expeditionary Force instead of the American Expeditionary Force. Yikes.
Topic: U.S. Entry into World War I Part 1
If you were absent, please see me to make up the foreign policy mini-quiz.
Topic: Causes of WWI and US Neutrality
Review the PowerPoint for an overview of the MAIN causes of World War I.
We watched the Prelude to War videos from the Great War video channel: click here.
and completed the video questions posted below.
Wilson's Proclamation of Neutrality analysis
How did Wilson appeal to the American people in his proclamation of neutrality?
Read the primary source.
On a sheet of paper,
Topic: Continuation of Expansionist Foreign Policy, 1901-1917
If you were absent on Tuesday or Wednesday, please see me to schedule a date/time for the make-up quiz.
Notes - see the "Continuation of Expansionist Foreign Policy" PPT. You should be familiar with definitions of the Roosevelt Corollary, Big Stick Diplomacy, Dollar Diplomacy, and Moral Diplomacy.
Classwork - Complete the "Big Stick, Dollar, and Moral" Diplomacy chart using the student text (section 1.3). Use the primary sources on the second pdf file to fill out the last column. (Instructions are on the PPT).