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World War I: Zimmerman Telegram, January 1917 German telegram that proposed an alliance between Germany and Mexico and was used by the United States as a reason to enter the war. We will use this as a primary document in our lessons on the course of WWI

The Zimmermann Telegram: German Alliance With Mexico?

Ninety-four years ago today, the American public found out that Zimmermann, Germany’s foreign minister, had sent a telegram directing the German amba…

The Secret German Scheme To Invade America Before The First World War. German Foreign Secretary Arthur Zimmerman Telegraph.

The Secret German Scheme To Invade America Before The First World War

The Secret German Scheme To Invade America Before The First World War. German Foreign Secretary Arthur Zimmerman Telegraph.

14 points- a statement of principles for world peace that was to be used for peace negotiations in order to end World War I. The principles were outlined in a January 8, 1918 speech on war aims and peace terms to the United States Congress by President Woodrow Wilson.

WOODROW WILSON'S 14 POINTS- was a peace settlement -just & lasting peace -open agreements -Germany to reduce arms -ensure self determination (every nation should have it's own territory)

Fourteen Points Speech, Woodrow Wilson, Jan. 8, 1918.  Speech given by U.S. President Woodrow Wilson that outlines his vision of a post WWI world. We will use this document as a primary resource to supplement our lesson on the outcomes of WWI

Speech given by U. President Woodrow Wilson that outlines his vision of a post WWI world. We will use this document as a primary resource to supplement our lesson on the outcomes of WWI

Treaty of Versailles Lesson Plans, Worksheets, Printables

Treaty of Versailles after Germany has to pay an universally expensive amount of money, Austria-Hungarian Empire had to turn in to a smaller countries and also same thing goes to the Ottoman Empire.

Isolationism is considered a national policy of abstaining from political or economic relations with other countries.

Isolationism is considered a national policy of abstaining from political or economic relations with other countries.

Overview of the Zimmerman Note

Overview of the Zimmerman Note

Prime Minister Antonio Salandra was the Italian leader of the triple alliance.

Prime Minister Antonio Salandra he led Italy into the Great War(WWI) alongside the triple alliance. Italy signs the treaty of London.

3: This is an example of a newspaper that published the breaking news about the decoded message. This really shows how the contents of this telegram was a big deal to the American population.

This is an example of a newspaper that published the breaking news about the decoded message. This really shows how the contents of this telegram was a big deal to the American population.

The US declares war.  "Whereas the Government of Germany has formally declared war against the Government and the people of the United States of America: Therefore be it Resolved That the state of war between the United States and the Government of Germany which has thus been thrust upon the United States is hereby formally declared. December 11, 1941"

Karl Schramem, Landstrumer of Zermullen WWI “The American troops show much more consideration for the private rights of the inhabitants of the village than did the German troops.

zimmerman telegram | Zimmerman Telegram Political Cartoon Berryman political cartoon

This is a political cartoon explaining what Germany would give Mexico if they allied with them against the United States.

During WWI Germany had a policy of Unrestricted Submarine Warfare, after the French passenger ship 'Sussex' was sunk by a German U-boat they made the Sussex Pledge, that they would not sink a passenger ship, however they eventually broke this pledge.

During WWI Germany had a policy of Unrestricted Submarine Warfare, after the French passenger ship 'Sussex' was sunk by a German U-boat they made the Sussex Pledge, that they would not sink a passenger ship, however they eventually broke this pledge.

WWI Songs are in this order: It's A Long Way to Berlin but We'll Get There, The Yanks Started Yankin, I May Stay Away A Little Longer, It's A Long Way to Tipperary, What Kind of an American Are You, How Ya Gonna Keep Them Down on the Farm    Sorry about the sound quality, got distorted in movie maker some how?

Songs are in this order: It's A Long Way to Berlin but We'll Get There, The Yanks Started Yankin, I May Stay Away A Little Longer, It's A Long Way to Tippera.

1917- Arthur Zimmerman, a German ambassador, secretly sent a note known as the "Zimmerman Note" to Mexico. The note stated that if Mexico was to side with Germany, Germany would help them regain land taken over by the US. However, Great Britain intercepted the note and sent it to US newspapers. This was the "last straw" for the United States against Germany.

arthur zimmermann - German foreign secretary who sent the Zimmermann note to Mexico.

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