US History HonorsNovember 27th, 20123 |Page
: World War I: There and Here.
Fall 1918: Influenza and bonds sweep nation.
Katherine Anne Porter
Pale Horse, Pale Rider
57,000 American soldiers died from influenza.
53,500 died in battle.
: Act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency.
Secretary of the Treasury
William Gibbs McAdoo
: “A man who can’t lend his
government $1.25 per week at the rate of 4 percent interest is not entitled to be an
: Compulsory enrollment in military service.
, 1917: Official day of registration for draft as called by Secretary of War
Newton D. Baker
About 11,000 women volunteered as nurses, clerical workers, and telephoneoperators.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
) demandedthat African Americans be allowed to become officers.
600 African Americans graduate from an officer-training program at
Military did not give high ranks to them.
Integration with white French troops. (Tolerant.)
: Nickname for General John J. Pershing, traditionally a cake baked forsailors.
By 1917: About 200,000 troops came ashore in France, known as the
Lacked training, however, gained reputation for courage and “pep.”
, 1918: Russia signs a peace treaty with Germany.
1918: 1.4 million/2 million American soldiers took part in active combat.
William S. Sims
: U.S. naval forces commander of 50,000.
November 11st, 1918: Germany signs armistice, marking the end of WWI.