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2/18/15 CO: Explain how the Fourteen Points demonstrated President Wilson’s foreign policy prin

U.S. effort . in WWI. When Russia withdrew . the war, the Germans were able to move many of their troops from the eastern front to the stalemate in the West. . 2. U.S. Conscription. When the U.S. entered the War, only 200,000 soldiers made up the Army..

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2/18/15

CO:

Explain how the Fourteen Points demonstrated President Wilson’s foreign policy principles.Slide2

U.S. effort

in WWI

When Russia withdrew

the war, the Germans were able to move many of their troops from the eastern front to the stalemate in the West.

2Slide3

U.S. Conscription

When the U.S. entered the War, only 200,000 soldiers made up the Army.

Selective Service Act drafted over 4.5 million by the end of the war.

All men between 21 and 30 required to register for military service.

3Slide4

AMERICAN EXPEDITIONARY

FORCE

Began

arriving in France in June 1917,

under the command of

GENERAL

JOHN

PERSHING

he retained

independent American control over the U.S. troops

.

Elevated the Allied morale , while devastating the German will.

4Slide5

Doughboys

A

German offensive came within fifty miles of Paris, and American soldiers played a critical role in turning the tide

at

CHATEAU-THIERRY

 

and

BELLEAU

WOOD

.

In

September 1918, efforts were concentrated on dislodging German troops from the MEUSE RIVER. Finding success, the Allies chased the Germans into the trench-laden ARGONNE FOREST, where America suffered heavy casualties.

5Slide6

Armistice

On

November 11, 1918, the German government agreed to an

armistice

, or cease-fire.

The

war was over.

Over

14 million

soldiers and civilians

died

in the so-called GREAT WAR, including 112,000 Americans. 6Slide7

What role did the United States have in the terms of peace?

7Slide8

Use Wilson’s Fourteen Points to connect each of the 14 points to the goals. Prove the connection by citing evidence from the document.Slide9

“Fourteen Points”

1

. According to Wilson, why did the U.S. enter the war?

2. According to Wilson, what will be the role of the U.S. after the war?