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Slide 1 - WWI AND THE ROARING 20s
- America in WWI and the great times of the 1920s
Slide 2 - UNIT QUESTIONS
- What contributed to the start of World War I in Europe?
- Why did the U.S. get involved in World War I?
- Initially, why did the U.S. not want to be involved in World War I?
- What restrictions were placed on citizens rights during WWI?
- Why were restrictions placed on citizens during WWI?
- What was the Harlem Renaissance?
- Why did the U.S. prosper after WWI?
Slide 3 - WHAT LEADS A COUNTRY TO GO TO WAR?
Slide 4 - WHAT CONTRIBUTED TO THE START OF WWI IN EUROPE?
- European countries had been expanding their borders for years
- There were many conflicts among these countries over conquering countries
- Many countries in Europe were expanding their militaries
- They needed more military for expansion and to compete with each other
Slide 5 - WHAT CONTRIBUTED TO THE START OF WWI IN EUROPE?
- 3. Nationalism
- When people feel so strongly for their country that they are willing to go to war to protect it
- 4. Alliance System
- Countries in Europe made a deal to protect each other
- Allies-France, Britain, Russia
- Central Powers-Germany, Austria-Hungary, Italy
Slide 6 - WHAT’S GOING ON IN AMERICA IN THE EARLY 1900s?
- American Expansion
- Opposing views
- U.S. is greedy AND U.S. needs to expand
- Progressive Era
- A changing society with new factories
- Bad working conditions
- Women fighting for the vote
- Race problems throughout the nation
- African-Americans aren’t allowed to vote
- WHY WOULD THE U.S. NOT WANT TO ENTER A WAR IN EUROPE?
Slide 7 - WHY DID THE U.S. ENTER WWI?
- Sinking of the Lusitania
- 2. Zimmerman Telegram