REVIEWCASTS - Imperialism / WWI 1 / WWI 2

For your test on Tuesday, March 15, you should study the following materials:

Should the U.S. be an Imperial Nation? - COMPLETE notes, cartoon, and four causes of imperialism

Overseas Expansion - Chapter 23 study guide and notes from class debate
The Spanish American War - PowerPoint notes
Chapter 24 Section 1 - War Breaks Out in Europe - study guide
Should the U.S. enter the Great War? - class activity with Mr. Wilson and war message handout
Welcome to the AEF - reading
World War I - The American Home Front - from class activity and and Chapter 24 -3
WWI and Milwaukee - podcast
Chapter 24 Section 4 - The Legacy of WWI - readings
The End of World War I - class notes

Important topics and questions - 

American Imperialism  What is imperialism?  What were the main causes of American imperialism the late 1800s?  What were the causes and effects of the Spanish American War?  Why did people begin to oppose imperialism after the war?  What happened between the U.S. and Hawaii, the Philippines, and Panama?  What was the Open Door Policy, the Roosevelt Corollary, and Dollar Diplomacy?  Who was that Pancho Villa guy?
The Origins of WWI What were the 4 MAIN long term causes of World War I?  What was the short term cause (6/28/14), and how did it lead to global war?  What were the two sides of the conflict?  At the start, who did the US tend to support, and why? Who did people in Milwaukee and Wisconsin tend to support?
America enters WWI Why did the U.S. and Wilson stay neutral at the beginning of the war?  What events and ideas led the United States into the war? (American sympathy for the Allies, neutral rights, unrestricted submarine warfare, the Lusitania, the Sussex Pledge, the Zimmerman Telegram)  Why did Wilson eventually ask Congress to join the Allies in Europe?  What did he say in his war message?
America in WWI What was the AEF? What was the makeup of the AEF? Why were trenches built in the Western Front?   What was modern about World War I?  What impact did the U.S. have "Over There"?
The Home Front How did the U.S. government mobilize America in the areas of labor, finance, production, and public support?  What was life like on the home front?  How did the strength of the U.S. government grow during the war?  How were civil liberties limited during the war?  What role did women play in the war effort?  How did the war affect African Americans?  Why did some American oppose involvement into the war? How did the war affect Milwaukee?
Peace at Versailles What was/were Wilson's Fourteen Points? What were the goals for the "Big Four" in the peace process?  What were the provisions of the Treaty of Versailles?  Why did many Americans oppose the Treaty of Versailles?  Why was the Treaty of Versailles and eventual failure?  What is the legacy of World War I?


American Entry into WWI Quiz - so much fun

The Home Front Quiz - better than a roller coaster

The Treaty of Versailles - a few fab questions

Review Video Clips from class

Imperialism Long Term Causes America Enters the War Home Front Peace?
Hawaii Militarism Sympathy for the Allies Government Control over the Economy The Armistice
China Alliances Unrestricted Sub Warfare Women on the Home Front Wilson's FourteenPoints
Panama Imperialism The Lusitania Propaganda during WWI The BigFour
Big Stick Nationalism The Zimmerman Note The Espionage and Sedition Acts Meeting at Versailles
Roosevelt Corrolary   War is Declared African Americans on the Home Front  
Dollar Diplomacy     Anti-German Sentiment during WWI  
Wilson and Mexico     Conservation and Financial Assistance during WWI