The US enters the war, 1917

This lesson examines the reasons for the US involvement in WWI in 1917 and its role in the conflict prior to their joining. You will learn about the impact of US resources and troops on the course of the war before considering the factor's importance for our enquiry question.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What are the names given to the two main fighting areas in Europe during WWI?

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Q2.Who was the leader of Russia in 1917?

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Q3.In 1917 Russia had a revolution. As a result Russia became the world's first...

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Q4.The Communist leaders signed the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk in 1918. What did Russia agree to about its involvement in WWI?

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Q5.As a result of the Russian withdrawal from WWI....

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What are the names given to the two main fighting areas in Europe during WWI?

1/5

Q2.Who was the leader of Russia in 1917?

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Q3.In 1917 Russia had a revolution. As a result Russia became the world's first...

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Q4.The Communist leaders signed the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk in 1918. What did Russia agree to about its involvement in WWI?

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Q5.As a result of the Russian withdrawal from WWI....

5/5

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The USA enters the war, 1917

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Q1.What was the USA's position when war broke out in 1914?

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Q2.When did the USA join WWI?

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Q3.Why did the USA join WWI?

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Q4.Which country withdrew from WWI in 1917?

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Q5.How many fresh American troops were arriving daily in France by the end of WWI?

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The USA enters the war, 1917

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What was the USA's position when war broke out in 1914?

1/5

Q2.When did the USA join WWI?

2/5

Q3.Why did the USA join WWI?

3/5

Q4.Which country withdrew from WWI in 1917?

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Q5.How many fresh American troops were arriving daily in France by the end of WWI?

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Lesson summary: The US enters the war, 1917

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