These sites cover the events of World War I (1914-1918). Read eye witness accounts and view photographs and maps. Other topics include the assassination of Austrian Archduke Ferdinand, trench warfare, Choctaw Code Talkers, President Woodrow Wilson, war propaganda, Treaty of Versailles, the Lusitania, and the Zimmerman telegram. Includes biographies, letters, images, posters, video, and audio clips. There are eThemes resources on Woodrow Wilson and the decade from 1910-1919.
This interactive site is designed to teach children about World War I. Students will be able to explore diaries, letters, scrapbooks, newspaper cuttings, photographs, and keepsakes from the war. Includes online games and a timeline. NOTE: The "Talk" link at the top leads to message boards.
This site covers many different areas of the war such as trench warfare, propaganda, battles, and major events. Includes songs from that time, diaries of soldiers, and primary documents. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Here are eye witness accounts of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, a 1916 gas attack, the 1916 U-boat attack, Lawrence of Arabia, and more. To view photographs, scroll down and click on "Snapshots: Photographic Gateways to History." NOTE: The site includes ads.
This site has movies, animations, timelines, and photographs of the trench system, soldiers, and more. "The Western Front Animation" goes through the basic events of the war. To view the virtual trench system you will need a VRML plug-in. NOTE: The "Talk" link at the top leads to message boards.
Read about life in America during the 1910s. View the fashions of this time. Read about the Tango and silent movies that were popular. Learn about World War I and see photographs and diaries from soldiers. There is also information about women's suffrage and the 1918 influenza outbreak.