Category Archives: WWI The Great War

Abrams v United States (1918) Oliver Holmes Dissent – Espionage Acts Primary Source Activity

Oliver Wendell Holmes and the Supreme Court Primary Source Activity: Excerpt – Dissenting Opinion by Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Abrams v. United States. Click on link below to download primary source document with analysis questions. us-history-abrams-v-united-states-holmes-dissent-espionage-acts-primary-source-activity

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California Red Flag Laws (1919) Primary Source Activity

Political Cartoon: Beat It!: (1920) The flag reads: “Red Rule. Capture all Products. Murder Those Who Enforce the Law. Blow Up Barracks. Liberate Prisoners. Burn Public Records of Indebtedness.” CALIFORNIA PENAL CODE SECTION 403a – California Red Flag Laws After … Continue reading

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Over There – WWI Song (1917) Primary Source Activity

  “Over There” by George Cohan (1917): Primary Source Activity- Students have the opportunity to analyse and evaluate the popular WWI song, and create a third verse incorporating the lyrical and rhyming style of George Cohan and incorporate mastery of … Continue reading

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Zimmerman Telegram “The Temptation” Political Cartoon Analysis Activity (1917)

Political Cartoon 1917: Zimmerman Note This political cartoon titled “The Temptation” was published March 2 1917. This political cartoon was published in a Dallas newspaper after President Truman shared the interception of the Zimmerman note with the American public. The … Continue reading

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Suffragists Protest Prison Conditions (1917) Primary Source Activity

  Primary Source Analysis Activity – 1917 Suffragists protest their prison conditions as political prisoners. Click on link below to download primary source analysis activity: suffragist-protest-prison-conditions

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Senator Norris opposes U.S. participation in WWI (1917) Primary Source Activity

  Senator George Norris opposed U.S. entry into WWI. Attached is a  primary source speech of Senator Norris with guided reading questions. senator-george-norris-opposes-wwi Click on link above to download primary source document with reading questions.

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Wilson’s Fourteen Points (Political Cartoons Analysis)

        us-history-14-points-political-cartoon-analysis-activity Click on link above to download activity directions and political cartoon handouts. us-history-14-point-political-cartoon-analysis-worksheet-1 Click on link above to download political cartoon analysis worksheet.

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