What do we celebrate on November 11? Google the meaning behind this day. GUESS WHO… W__ __ D__ __ W W__ __ S __ __ Woodrow Wilson A __ __ H __ __ __ __ __ E __ __ __ __ __ N __ Archduke Ferdinand W __ __ S __ __ __ C __ __ __ __ H __ __ __ Winston Churchill Started his career with WWI and played a large role in WWII According to President Wilson, the United States entered World War I to “make the world safe for democracy.” Did we succeed? PADLET http://padlet.com/mcagliostro/safefordemocracy Review End of War notes in google. Go to the poster representing the part you think was most significant in shaping the end of the war and the aftermath. • Fourteen Point Plan • Paris Peace Conference • League of nations • The Peace Treaty • The Versailles Treaty The Fourteen Points •A peace program set up by Wilson •Called for an end to secret alliances •Restoration of freedom of the seas •Reduction in armaments (the arms and equipment with which a military unit or military apparatus is supplied) •This program reflected President Wilson’s selfdetermination Paris Peace Conference •Wilson attends as the U.S. delegate •Believed that no one was in this for the rewards…he was wrong •Countries wanted rewards: France wanted to humiliate and destroy Germany so it could never conquer again •Wilson is forced to give up his “plan” League of Nations •Ten days of hard work and negotiating •It was an organization in which the nations of the world would join together to ensure security and peace for all members The Peace Treaty •The “BIG FOUR” return to the peace conference a few months later: Britain, France, Italy, United States •Allies accepted Wilson’s plan for a League of Nations with some exceptions: - 15 year French control of the mineral resources in AlsaceLorraine - Britain and France wanted reparations (payment from enemy for the economic injury suffered in the war) - Ruled that Germany owed Allies $33 billion dollars •As Wilson feared, Germany would never forget or forgive this humiliation The Versailles Treaty •Presented treaty to Germans on May 7, 1919 •They refused at first but at threat of invasion they had no choice but to sign •All signed at Versailles – therefore the name Summaries • Explain/Create a summary of how WWI came to an end. • Use your notes and the outline as a guide. WWI Independent Work Form Test Review – Mandatory Completion Alliances in Europe (map) - Mandatory Completion FREE CHOICE • Funding the Fight (2) • Buoyance (3) • Counting the Troops (4), Project – optional • How Airplanes Fly (2) • Analyzing Statistics (3) • Poetry of WWI (project) • The Flu (2 and project) **Note Example of Work Form We use the end of the war as a commemorative day to recognize those who have served in the military… How did WWI change the world forever?