2-TEST 2 FROM DANIEL

2-TEST 2 FROM DANIEL - I. WWI Why fighting affected America...

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I. WWI – Why fighting affected America a. Great Britain, France, and Imperial Russia against Germany, Austrian-Hungarian Empire, and Italy (in the beginning). b. World War b/c all empires. ---- Not anticipated. c. Trench Warfare – ~60,000+ killed per battle d. New Technology!!! i. Submarines – not long range ii. Airplanes – Recon, machine guns, bombs, Missions Creep (sent out on specific mission) 1. Tactical – shoot up targets, help ground troops 2. Strategic – bomb city, plants. Fly far, takes war to homelands not front lines. iii. Barrier of ocean is shrinking – isolationists. II. Woodrow Wilson a. New President and Moralist b. Believed in vindictive god. c. Tells people what to do
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Woodrow Wilson I and World War I I. Background II. Wilson’s Neutrality House Missions III. Friction with “Central Powers” a. Submarine warfare b. Lusitania (1915) c. Sabotage IV. Elections of 1916 Punitive Expedition (John Pershing) -find- Poncho Villa (doroteo trango) Germans figure US cant find Mexican then cant fight Germans V. Road to War a. Economic ties b. Public spin c. Submarine warfare d. Zimmerman Telegram VI. US Belligerency a. Declaration of War b. US role? i. AEF – Pershing head c. Raising an Army VII. Over Here a. “Big Government” b. Mobilize i. Troops ii. Economy
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WW I I. Civil Rights a. Focus on being good citizens during war. Volunteer to fight/draft. b. Discriminated overseas as well c. Did duty during War, but now Civil rights granted II. Home Fronts a. 4 million in uniform b. Labor Pools – labor recruiter i. Women go to factories 1. Sought for suffrage 2. When get nothing holding together ii. Blacks in South recruited to North factories 1. Housing, transportation problems 2. Racial tension and riots in major cities III. Patriots a. Groups publically ridicule young men not in service b. Anything German banned c. Illegal to criticize the Government i. Ugene Debbs (socialist) – 10 years in federal Prison d. “Birth of a Nation” – reconstruction/formation of KKK. IV.
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2-TEST 2 FROM DANIEL - I. WWI Why fighting affected America...

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