Melissa High School

American Eras Project Resources

World War I and the Roaring Twenties

 

 

Overview

Topics to Explore:

World War One from the BBC. Lots of cool features

Poetry of Wilfred Owen Describes the horrors of war

WWI from The History Channel

Archduke Franz Ferdinand Assassinated and Here

Trenches on the Web Scroll down to find the good links

Trench Warfare

First World War.com Good resources, annoying ads

Poison Gas in warfare

American Cultural History: Post WWI and the Roaring Twenties

Battle of Verdun

Images

Mata Hari Famous spy

WWI Photos from the National Archives

The “Lost Generation” Also, Gale has a great page on this

Photographs Click the menu on the right

Lawrence of Arabia

Video of WWI

U-Boats

Sketches and Paintings of WWI

Sinking of the Lusitania

WWI Resource Center

Battle at Gallipoli

Doughboy Photo Album

Chateau-Thierry (Wiki)

Images and Artifacts Check this out. Cool!

The League of Nations

Old Pictures

Shell Shock in WWI

Army Art of WWI

Sgt. Alvin York

Diaries, Journals, and First-Hand Accounts

The Treaty of Versailles Scroll down

Eyewitness to History

The Red Baron

WWI Diaries

Zeppelins

Learning to Fly in the AEF

Battle of the Somme

Music

The introduction of the tank

Historic Music from Digital History

The Development of Air Warfare

The Doughboy Cafe

General John Pershing

Songs of the First World War

The Fourteen Points

Doughboy Music

Kaiser Wilhelm

Scanned and Transcribed Documents

Russian Revolution

Primary Source Documents

Black Tom bombing

War Letters

 

WWI Political Cartoons

 

Maps

 

Battlefield Maps

 

The Map Room

 

Other

 

More WWI Links

 

The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century from PBS

 

Stars and Stripes Newspaper

 

The American 20s: Literature and Art

 

The Doughboy Center Lots of links. Click on one of the buttons for an army (on the left).

 

The Human Face of War

 

The Price of Freedom: Americans at War from the Smithsonian Museum of American History. Cool

 

Fashion Throughout History

 

Food through the Decades

 

Food Prices in the 1920s

 

Fashion and Music in the Roaring Twenties