Visit the Great War and discover why it's been called the first man-made conflict in history. From 1914 to 1918, our resource explores the reality of a war fought on a global scale. Get to know nationalism, imperialism and militarism while examining the many causes of the war. Recognize how tension in Europe can erupt into major conflict after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Become familiar with the Triple Alliance and the Triple Entente before being transported to the battle of the Somme. Learn of the events that caused the U.S. to enter the war, from the sinking of the Lusitania to a decoded plan to attack the mainland. Discover President Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Point peace program presented to Congress. Find out how the industrial era affected the weapons and methods of warfare used during the war. Finally, see how the Treaty of Versailles changed the geographic makeup of Europe. Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included.
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