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WWI Web Sites


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.


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.


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


12bet手机版首页 This site includes interviews, maps, an interactive timeline, and brief summaries of the series episodes.


Has first-hand accounts of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the death of an American pilot, and a German U-boat attack


Provides a detailed list of WWI-related Web sites


12bet手机版首页 A site for students and researchers that features numerous links to WWI topics


Site focuses on influenza attacks in America and features an interactive map


12bet手机版首页 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 MarcoPolo, this lesson plan is for high school students. Students will examine the events and factors that led to U.S. participation in the war. The lesson plan provides some resources and several guiding questions for students to follow.


12bet手机版首页 In this MarcoPolo 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 Designed by MarcoPolo, this lesson plan come with an ample supply of resources and documents. 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.


The Student Resources section of The American Nation companion web site features introductions to chapters, interactive quizzes, flashcards, web links, an American History Glossary, and an American History Appendix


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)


Digital History provides brief excerpts from primary sources and statistics and questions to think about.


12bet手机版首页 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.


These student-created DBQs are part of the excellent Historyteacher.net site

12bet手机版首页The companion web site to The American People offers blank maps related to various topics in American history. The maps can be printed or placed in a PowerPoint presentation