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• “Russia 1903-1917”
World War I 1917

   Russia Departs
 United States Enters
              Objectives
• Explain why Russia pulled out of WWI
• Explain why the US entered WWI
                Vocabulary
•   Moderate
•   Czar
•   Abdicate
•   Unrestricted submarine warfare
•   Total war
                 Moderate
• Tending to avoid
  extreme views
                     Czar
• Supreme ruler of
  Russia, a king
                  Abdicate
• To give up, as a
  position or throne
Unrestricted Submarine Warfare
• German U-boats
  would sink without
  warning any ships in
  water around Britain
                 Total War
• Countries devoted all
  of their resources to
  the war
   The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
• After the October (Bolshevik) Revolution of
  1917, the first thing that Lenin did was sign
  this peace treaty with Germany ending
  Russia’s involvement in WWI
• Read the treaty and answer the following
  questions
  – Do you think the treaty was fair?
  – What did Russia gain and what did it have to
    give up?
            The Lusitania
• Answer question at bottom in your
  notebook
              All Aboard
• Complete the t-chart
• The Lusitania sailed on May 1st, 1915,
  with 1,959 on board including 159
  Americans and 123 children. On May 7th
  the Lusitania was torpedoed by a German
  submarine. This angered America, but she
  was still not quite ready to go to war.
     Western Union Telegram &
       Telegram Received
• This telegram, known as the “Zimmerman
  Note,” was sent to Germany’s Minister in
  Mexico from the German Secretary of
  State, but it was intercepted and fell into
  American hands.
         Breaking The Tie
• Read and answer the two questions
             Homework
• Textbook Pg. 422 #3-8 or Workbook Pg.
  56 or Reading Guide Pgs. 141-142

				
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