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World War I

The frame for the unit is M.A.I.N.: Militarism, Alliances, Imperialism, Nationalism (causes of WWI). WWI poetry is included.

The Treaty of Versailles 1919

The Treaty of Versailles, 1919 - By Sir William Orpen - Irish Artist - Narrative: Georges Clemenceau (1841-1929) Prime Minister of France; Thomas Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) Prime Minister of America; David Lloyd George (1863-1945); Vittorio Orlando (1860-1952) Prime Minister of Italy
The Treaty Of Versailles, 1919. Fine Art. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 26 Oct 2011.

Paris Peace Conference

January 18, 1919 at Versailles

 

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Treaty of Versailles

Signed June 28, 1919
Books
Events That Changed American History
by Leslie Wheeler, Judith Peacock
973. WHE
Armistice 1918
by Reg Grant
940.3 GRA
 

 

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League of Nations

On January 21, 1920...
Paris Peace Conference leads to inaugaration of a General Assembly for a "League of Nations."

 

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Costs of WWI

What does "cost of war" mean?
Historians write about the
  • lost generation
  • financial loss
  • unsettled peace
  • civil war and revolution in Russia
  • rise of German Nazism
  • empire shifts
  • new powers
World War I Almanac by Tom and Sara Pendergast ©2002 UXL R 940.3 PEN
Books
American Voices of World War I
edited by Martin Marix Evans
940.4 AME
(see Appendix B-Statistical Information)
World War I Almanac
by Tom Pendergast and Sara Pendergast
R 940.3 PEN
(see Chapter 12)
Final Years of World War I
by John Hamilton
940.4 HAM

 

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The Spanish Influenza

Books
Mapping Epidemics: a Historical Atlas of Disease
by Brent. H. Hoff
614.44 HOF
Diseases in History
by Kevin Cunningham
614.5 CUN
Influenza: The Next Pandemic?
by Connie Goldsmith
614.5 GOL
Encyclopedia of Plague and Pestilence
edited by George Childs Kohn
R 614.4 ENC
Influenza 1918 [videorecording]
produced and directed by Robert Kenner
DVD 614.5 INF

 

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