Unit 4

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Unit 4

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  1. WWI AND THE ROARING 20s

    Slide 1 - WWI AND THE ROARING 20s

    • America in WWI and the great times of the 1920s
  2. UNIT QUESTIONS

    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?
  3. WHAT LEADS A COUNTRY TO GO TO WAR?

    Slide 3 - WHAT LEADS A COUNTRY TO GO TO WAR?

  4. WHAT CONTRIBUTED TO THE START OF WWI IN EUROPE?

    Slide 4 - WHAT CONTRIBUTED TO THE START OF WWI IN EUROPE?

    • Expansion
    • European countries had been expanding their borders for years
    • There were many conflicts among these countries over conquering countries
    • Militarism
    • Many countries in Europe were expanding their militaries
    • They needed more military for expansion and to compete with each other
  5. WHAT CONTRIBUTED TO THE START OF WWI IN EUROPE?

    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
  6. WHAT’S GOING ON IN AMERICA IN THE EARLY 1900s?

    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?
  7. WHY DID THE U.S. ENTER WWI?

    Slide 7 - WHY DID THE U.S. ENTER WWI?

    • Sinking of the Lusitania
    • 2. Zimmerman Telegram