Thursday, March 5, 2015

US History: Chapter 19 Questions

Chapter 19 Section 1:  WWI Begins

  1. How did nationalism help lead to WWI?
  2. How did imperialism help lead to WWI?
  3. How did militarism help lead to WWI?
  4. How did the alliance system help lead to WWI?
  5. Why was the U.S. originally neutral?
  6. How did unrestricted submarine warfare change WWI?
  7. Why did the US finally enter WWI?


Chapter 19 Section 2:  American Power Tips the Balance

  1. Describe the Selective Service Act.
  2. Why was the Selected Service Act created?
  3. What role(s) did women play in WWI?
  4. What role(s) did African Americans play in WWI?
  5. Why was the convoy system used?
  6. Why did Alvin Yorke become famous?
  7. How did mechanized warfare change how wars were fought?
  8. What was the role of the Red Cross during WWI?
  9. How did WWI end?


Chapter 19 Section 3:  The War at Home

  1. Why was the War Industries Board (WIB) formed?
  2. How did the WIB help U.S. production?
  3. Explain the idea of a “war economy.”
  4. How did the National War Labor Board try to improve conditions?
  5. Explain Wilson’s plan to conserve food.
  6. How did vegetable gardens play a role in the war effort?
  7. How did Wilson pay for the war effort?
  8. Why is George Creel important?
  9. Why was there anti-immigrant sentiment during the war?
  10. Explain the Espionage & Sedition Acts.
  11. What were the results of the Espionage & Sedition Acts?
  12. What was the Great Migration?
  13. What caused the Great Migration?
  14. How did WWI change the roles of women?
  15. How did the flu epidemic affect the U.S.?


Chapter 19 Section 4:  Wilson Fights for Peace

  1. Identify the groups into which the Fourteen Points were categorized.
  2. Why did the Allies reject Wilson’s plan?
  3. Why did Germany think the Treaty of Versailles was unfair?
  4. Why were some Americans opposed to the Treaty of Versailles?
  5. How did Wilson try to get the treaty approved?
  6. Describe post-war conditions in Germany.
  7. What were the domestic consequences of WWI?


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