> Identify the four long-term causes of WWI (nationalism, imperialism, militarism, alliance system) And explain the circumstances that lead to the war.
> Summarize US public opinion about the war in Europe and explain why the US eventually entered the war.
> Describe how the US mobilized for the war. How did government and business cooperate? Were civil liberties sacrificed?
> What social changes occurred among African Americans and women?
> Summarize Wilson's 14 points and describe international and domestic reaction to the Treaty of Versailles.
> Explain some of the consequences of WWI.
|Unit 4: The First World War
lecture 4.1: Causes of WWI
lecture 4.3: The US at war
lecture 4.4 Wilson's 14 points
11.1 World War I Begins: #1-3
Long-term tensions erupt into a devestating war among European nations, while the United States tries to remain neutral.
11.2 American Power Tips the Balance: #1-3
American forces, though poorly equipped at the outset, tip the balance decisively in favor of the Allies.
11.3 The War at Home: #1-3
The war unleashes a series of disruptions in American society as the US government attempts to meet the demands of modern warfare.
11.4 Wilson Fights for Peace: #1-3
President Wilson's plans for peace are modified by Allied leaders in Europe and by Americans who are eager to free the country from foreign entanglements.