World war I Makenzie Colombini

U.S entry into the war

Root causes of war: Militarism, Alliances, Imperialism & Nationalism

America was originally Neutral

Not taking part or giving assistance

Luisitania was sunk by a German submarine. This got us involved in the War.

Homefront and the start of the war

America mobilizes for war

We created the army draft

Also the War Industry Board. This created jobs and war goods

Bloody Conflict

The US had the potential to send millions of men and huge amounts of materiel into the war.

New weapons like machine guns and air planes.

Trench Warfare made fighting tough but with Americas help the Allies pushed through

Hundred Days Offensive helped the Allies to victory

Post war america

The Allies claimed victory in 1918, and signed the Treaty of Versailles in 1919.

1945 to 1964 was a time of high economic growth and general prosperity

Period of struggle for equality among women and minorities.


Between 1880 and 1920,more than 25 million Immigrants came to America.

The U.S government set up a quote system to limit the number of immigrants.

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