A brief video on World War I: how the war started, the U.S.' involvement, fighting the war, and the aftermath, with the Treaty of Versailles.
*Important Note: Italy was originally a member of the Triple Alliance when World War I started. After the war started in 1914, when the Triple Alliance became the Central Powers, Italy joined the Triple Entente. The Triple Alliance was originally a defensive pact against the Triple Entente. After Italy switched sides, the Ottoman Empire joined the Central Powers.
- 5-3 The student will demonstrate an understanding of major domestic and foreign developments that contributed to the United States becoming a world power.
- The Industrial Revolution, urbanization, and access to resources contributed to the United States becoming a world power in the early twentieth century. At the same time, discriminatory practices abounded. To understand the rise of the United States a...
- This indicator was developed to promote inquiry into how wartime government activities, the Progressive Movement, and the New Deal represented an expansion of federal power, including attempts to protect citizens.
- 8-6 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the role of South Carolina in the nation in the early twentieth century.
- South Carolina’s response to national crises during the first half of the twentieth century brought it back into full participation in the national experience. To understand the state’s changed status, the student will utilize the knowledg...
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into the significant causes of World War I and the factors leading to U.S. involvement. This indicator was also developed to promote inquiry into the effects of the war, to include its impact on the homefront, migration patterns, and continued foreign policy debates.
- MWH-7 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the causes and consequences of global warfare in the first half of the twentieth century.
- World War I (the Great War) and World War II resulted in the destruction of long-standing empires and the realignment of the relationships between former colonies and former empires. To understand the impact of global warfare on the development of soc...
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into the causes and effects of immigration and forced migration throughout the world.
- This indicator is intended to encourage inquiry into the significant causes of World War I and the impacts of the Treaty of Versailles, including its failure to prevent future global conflicts.
- USHC-5 The student will demonstrate an understanding of domestic and foreign developments that contributed to the emergence of the United States as a world power in the twentieth century.
- The American belief in political democracy led the United States to support natural rights and political democracy for others, especially when it benefited American interests. The willingness of the United States to intervene politically and economica...