United States History II, Technology Project #2, 1900-1920

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In History
  • Lusitania Sinking

    Lusitania Sinking
    The Lusitania sinking took place on May 5, 1915, where a German U-boat destroyed this British ship. Among the many people that died, which was more than a thousand, 123 Americans were killed.
  • Committee on Public Information

    Committee on Public Information
    The Committee on Public Information was created by Woodrow Wilson's followers which tried to promote enthusiasm for World War I and at the same time tried to disapprove those who disagreed with this war.
  • Selective Service Act

    Selective Service Act
    The selective Service Act was a military act which called men from the ages 21 to 30 to apply for compulsory military service.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    The Treaty of Versailles officially ended World War I. This Treaty's main purpose was to negotiate peace. The conditions it gave Germany after World War I was that it had to make a disarmament, pay a large sum of money for the expenses of World War I, and take away their military from Rhineland.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    The 19th amendment was the amendment which granted the women the right to vote.
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    World War I

    World War I is known to be the First World War. This Global War started when Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo was assassinated. This event led to another series of events which later rose World War I.
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    Battle of Verdun

    In this Battle, the French fought for Verdun, a piece of land located in the northeast of France. This battle fought with the German Forces and French Forces eventually lead to the aftermath of both armies loosing a lot of their recruits. The winner of this battle was never as clear, however, the main goal of it was to loosen the German grip on that piece of land and that was exactly what happened.
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    Spanish Flu Epidemic

    The Spanish Flu, also known as influenza, arouse on January 1918 and ended on December 1920. This pandemic is said to have killed seven times the number of American lives lost in the combat in France.
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    Second Battle of the Marne,

    In the Second Battle of the Marne, German Forces tried to give an attack into the Western Front which the Allies prepared to counterattack. This battle marked the end of World War I.
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    The Battle of Amiens

    The Battle of Amiens was the second to last battle done by the Allied Forces to win World War I. This battle which lasted three days successfully marked a victory of the Allied forces against the German forces.