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Chapter 16: World War One

Unit 4:  The Twentieth Century Crisis, 1914–1945

Chapter 16: War and Revolution, 1914–1919

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Academic Expectations: Historical Perspective (2.20)

Program of Studies:  SS-H-HP-S-1 (Part B) Specific Below

History Channel Video Clips, Documentary Video Clips/Battles, All is Quiet on the Western Front.

Thoughtful Ed. Activities:  Vocabulary Notebook, Web Notes, Give One Get One, Memory Box


 Students will:

SS-H-HP-U-2:   History is a series of connected events shaped by multiple cause-effect relationships, tying past to present.


SS-H-HP-U-WC1:   Students will understand that: world civilizations (e.g., African, Asian, European, Latin American, Middle Eastern) can be analyzed by examining significant eras (Renaissance, Reformation, Age of Exploration, Age of Revolution, Nationalism and Imperialism, Technological Age, 21st Century) to develop chronological understanding and recognize cause-effect relationships and multiple causation.


SS-H-HP-U-WC3:  Students will: each era in the history of the world has social, political and economic characteristics.


SS-H-HP-S-4.D:  Examine how nationalism, militarism, expansionism and imperialism led to conflicts (e.g., World War I, Japanese aggression in China and the Pacific, European imperialism in Africa, World War II) and the rise of totalitarian governments (e.g., Communism in Russia, Fascism in Italy, Nazism in Germany)


Learning Targets (I Can’s)


  • I can define Nationalism.
  • I can describe the System of Alliances.
  • I can define Militarism.
  • I define Mobilization.
  • I can describe the Schlieffen Plan.  VOCABULARY NOTEBOOK


  • I can define propaganda.
  • I can explain Trench Warfare.
  • I can explain the impact of the sinking of the Lusitania.
  • I can analyze America’s entry into WWI.
  • I can define total war.
  • I can define planned economies.  VISUALIZING VOCABULARY


  • I can analyze the Russian Revolution.
  • I can define soviets.
  • I can explain the rise of Lenin.
  • I can define war communism.  ETCH A SKETCH


  • I can define armistice.
  • I can describe Wilson’s Sixteen points.
  • I can explain the Treaty of Versailles.
  • I can define mandates.