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2/4/2016
US in WWI (1917-1918)

Vocabulary:
sedition conduct or speech inciting rebellion
against the state
bonds a loan to the government used for
investment

Announcements
Quizlet

Johnny,[5] get your gun, get your gun, get


your gun.
Take it on the run, on the run, on the run.
Hear them calling you and me,
Every Son of Liberty.
Hurry right away, no delay, go today.
Make your Daddy glad to have had such a
lad.
Tell your sweetheart not to pine,To be proud
her boy's in line.

Over there, over there,


Send the word, send the word over there
That the Yanks are coming, the Yanks are
coming
The drums rum-tumming everywhere.
So prepare, say a prayer,
Send the word, send the word to beware
We'll be over, we're coming over,
And we won't come back till it's over, over
there.

Johnny, get your gun, get your gun, get your gun.
Johnny, show the "Hun"[6] you're a son-of-a-gun.
Hoist the flag and let her flyYankee Doodle[7] do or
die.
Pack your little kit, show your grit, do your bit.
Yankee[8] to the ranks from the towns and the
tanks.[9]
Make your Mother proud of you
And the old red-white-and-blue[10]

Over there, over there,


Send the word, send the word over there
That the Yanks are coming, the Yanks are
coming
The drums rum-tumming everywhere.
So prepare, say a prayer,
Send the word, send the word to beware
We'll be over, we're coming over,
And we won't come back till it's over, over
there.

Paying for the war


Tax increase
People bought Liberty
Bonds and Victory Bonds
to help pay for war

Jobs
When men joined the army,
women did their old jobs
Millions of women entered
the workforce for 1st time
Great Migration: millions of
African-Americans moved
North to find jobs

Public Opinion
Committee on Public
Information (CPI): Created
American propaganda
Espionage Act (1917) &
Sedition Act (1918) gave
the government power to
arrest you for speaking
against the government.

Raising the Military


Selective Service Act, 1917
2.8 million men drafted to the
army
Women allowed to join
military for 1st time as clerks

Americans in War
Russia quits war (thanks
to Bolshevik Revolution)
as America enters
General John J. Pershing
leads American
Expeditionary Force
Battle of Argonne Forest:
largest American battle,
won war against
Germany

Peace
Pres. Wilson proposes 14
Points
Creation of League of Nations
(international peace
organization)
National self-determination
(each country chooses its own
government)

Peace = Treaty of Versailles,


1919

Return to Isolationism
Senate votes against Treaty of Versailles
US wont join League of Nations