Chapter 30 Resources
- Interactive lesson: American Neutrality
- Interactive lesson: U-Boat Warfare
- Interactive lesson: Mobilization of the Nation
- Interactive lesson: Wilson's Fourteen Points
- Primary Document: Wilson, The League of Nations
- Interactive lesson: The Treaty of Versailles
- Chapter Outline: Chapter 30, World War I
World War I - Over There - Newsreel clips provide a visual record of mobilization of the American Expeditionary Force and American public for World War I. The videos are set to the contemporary rallying song, Over There, as sung by Billy Murray.
World War I firsts - History Channel - WWI may have been the war to end all wars, but it was also the beginning of many military and civilian technologies.
Trench Warfare - History Channel - Although best known for its role in the long slog of World War I, trench warfare actually got its start on the battlefields of the American Civil War. Find out how new weapons and technology played a part in both its development and destruction.
Audio File - General Pershing Rallies Americans to Support World War I - History Channel - In a speech recorded from the battlefield in France on April 4, 1918, Gen. John J. "Black Jack" Pershing, commander of the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I, rallies American support with a patriotic message.
The video below is the newsreel covering the Armistice, signed November 11, 1918-on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, in the 11th month. The end of the war is covered in depth, utilizing actual film footage from the era.