G. World War I (1914–1918)

World War I, also known as the Great War, was an international war that began with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, the heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary on June 28, 1914. 

The war lasted from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918.

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Fort Moultrie National Park | Let's Go!
Fort Moultrie National Park | Let's Go!

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The first fort on Sullivan's Island, constructed of palmetto logs and sand, was still incomplete when Commodore Sir Peter Parker of the Royal Navy and nine British men-of-war attacked it on June 28...
3D VR - Fort Moultrie National Park | Let's Go!
3D VR - Fort Moultrie National Park | Let's Go!

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The first fort on Sullivan's Island, constructed of palmetto logs and sand, was still incomplete when Commodore Sir Peter Parker of the Royal Navy and nine British men-of-war attacked it on June 28...
Fort Moultrie Photo Gallery | Let's Go!
Fort Moultrie Photo Gallery | Let's Go!

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This supplementary photo gallery for Fort Moultrie includes the following images: Painting of the Battle of Sullivan's Island Main entrance into Fort Moultrie Fort Moultrie Sally-Port Principal...
World War I Trivia Quiz | History in a Nutshell
World War I Trivia Quiz | History in a Nutshell

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History in a Nutshell is a series on KnowItAll.org designed to assist educators in classrooms, helping explain historical events in layman’s terms- short, sweet, and to the point! The first quiz in...
World War I - Camp Upcountry Overview | Let's Go!
World War I - Camp Upcountry Overview | Let's Go!

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The state's mild winters and railroad lines connecting them to the north made South Carolina a good location for U.S. Army World War I training camps. There were three total in the state, and two of...
African Americans in World War I | Let's Go!
African Americans in World War I | Let's Go!

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The National Selective Service Act became law in 1916, and in 1917 the U.S. was seeing its first instituted draft. The law simply said men aged 18 to 35 would be called on in the event of a draft. So...