Birmingham Jail Essay

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World War I Video — History.com World War One - Footage - YouTube European Causes (Immediate & Long-Term) - Assassination Franz Ferdinand - Imperialism, Nationalism, Militarism, Alliances - Central Powers / Allied Powers  War Tactics - Stalemate / Trench Warfare  American Causes & Response / Road to War - Trade with Allies - Wilson’s “neutrality” - “unrestricted submarine warfare” - Sinking of Lusitania - Zimmerman Telegram - Russian Revolution   America Enters War - “make the world safe for democracy” - Mobilization - Propaganda - Women work in the factories - Revival of “nativism” - 1917 Espionage Act - Schenck v. United States - 1918 Sedition Act - Russia quits WWI  World War I Ends - Fourteen Points - League of Nations - Treaty of Versailles  Effects of WWI - Immediate Effects (high unemployment, jobs scarce, labor unrest - Election of 1920 - Isolationism after WWI - Long-Term Effects “America Adjusts” (renewed economic prosperity & power of America) ► Why did the United States enter the war ? ►How did the United States change as a result of this war? ► Causes of World War I — History.com Video     Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary assassinated by Serbian nationalist in Sarjevo, Bosnia 1914 Serbs believe Austrians have no right to rule Bosnia Before 1914, Europe has not had a major conflict for almost 100 years Why now?   Main causes of WWI exist long before 1914 Europe is a “powder keg”     Imperialism Nationalism Militarism Alliances     Competition for colonies between European powers, Japan, and U.S. takes place in late 1800’s (esp. in China & Africa) Europe needs natural resources, U.S. needs new markets, all need military bases Social Darwinism (“survival of the fittest”)-best nation will come out ahead Industry, trade, &

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