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WWI Web Sites

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12bet手机版首页The three titles digitized for “Newspaper Pictorials: World War I Rotogravures” by the Library of Congress represent diverse pictorials published in Sunday pictorial sections by two of the most prominent U.S. newspapers of the day: the New York Times and New York Tribune. The images in this collection track American sentiment about the war in Europe, week by week, before and after U.S. involvement. They document events of the war alongside society news and advertisements touting products of the day, creating a pictorial record of both the war effort and life at home. An excellent research site.

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12bet手机版首页This Smithsonian website skillfully integrates Flash video and text to examine armed conflicts involving the U.S. from the Revolutionary War to the war in Iraq. Each conflict contains a brief video clip, statistical information, and a set of artifacts. There is also a Civil War mystery, an exhibition self-guide, and a teacher’s guide. The World War I section contains a short essay on the conflict as well as historic images and artifacts.

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An important source of links to primary documents, such as treaties and personal recollections.

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This site includes interviews, image galleries, articles, and brief summaries of the series episodes.

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12bet手机版首页Has first-hand accounts of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the death of an American pilot, and a German U-boat attack

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A site for students and researchers that features numerous links to WWI topics

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12bet手机版首页Site focuses on influenza attacks in America and features an interactive map

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This LOC site has 59 brief sound recordings of speeches by American leaders from 1918 to 1920. The speeches focus on issues and events surrounding the First World War and the subsequent presidential election of 1920.

See also Twentieth Century: World War I

Lesson Plans, Teacher Guides, Activities and more


Presented by EdSiteMent, this is a series of three lesson plans covering the United States’ decision to enter into the war.12bet手机版首页 Students will examine the events and factors that led to U.S. participation in the war. The lesson plans provide many resources and several guiding questions for students to follow. Aimed at high school students.


In this EdSiteMent lesson plan, students revive the League of Nations debate and examine all sides of the argument. Lesson plan comes with Adobe Acrobat printout and links to relevant resources. For grades 9-12


12bet手机版首页In this EdSiteMent lesson plan, students are asked to analyze the terms of the Treaty of Versailles and then analyze the German response. The lesson plan includes a copy of the treaty and Hitler’s 1923 response. This is a High school level lesson plan.


Investigate the intersection of isolationism, fascism, and the establishment of the League of Nations at the close of World War I. From PBS People’s Century.


12bet手机版首页By Prentice Hall. Questions are randomized and selected from a large potential list. For high-school students.


In this New York Times lesson, students will research the political climate prior to major American wars of the past, then reflect on the current call for power to confront Iraq.(September 23, 2002)


12bet手机版首页Digital History provides brief excerpts from primary sources and statistics and questions to think about.


The Digital Resource Guides provide links to American history web sites by period and provide historical overviews, readings (online textbook chapter, Reader’s Companion), primary source documents (documents, maps, cartoons), teaching resources (chronologies, maps, quizzes), audio-visual resources, and additional resources. The Guides are an excellent and comprehensive teaching resource.


A New York teacher has produced a great general site for history teachers that offers AP-level United States history quizzes on many different periods and topics.


12bet手机版首页These student-created DBQs are part of the excellent Historyteacher.net site