World War 1 Scavenger Hunt Period
List four of the main causes of the Great War. LOOK UP THE ANSWER IN GOOGLE.
On what day in 1914 was the Archduke Ferdinand assassinated in Sarajevo?
Which nation was the first to declare war?
Type “original Uncle Sam army poster” in GOOGLE images. What is the poster trying to get people to do?
Read the brief description of the sinking of the Lusitania at the bottom of the page. What is your opinion? Did the Germans have a right to sink the ship? Explain why or why not.
In one of these propaganda cartoons, who are the German soldiers shown executing?
What was the nickname of Manfred von Richthofen?
According to the author, what was the first thing one noticed about the trenches?
On February 1, 1917, Germany resumed what policy? It would result in drawing the U.S. into the war.
What was the meaning of the slang term "Fritz" during the Great War?
11. Russia Quits!
What was the name of the March 3, 1918, separate treaty that took Russia out of the Great War?
(View the entire sequence) What did the U-boat use to sink the neutral merchant ship?
What was the nationality of the designer of the German's Maxim machine gun (MG-08)?
What was the nickname of the American 369th Regiment?
a. Which nation mobilized the most soldiers?
b. Which nation suffered the greatest number of soldiers killed?
c. How many U.S. soldiers were wounded?
d. (Photo) How many surviving British soldiers became amputees?
e. Which nation had the highest percentage of wounded soldiers among its total mobilized forces?
What was the title of the 1941 film in which Gary Cooper played a World War I hero?
17. Over There
According to this popular war song’s “Chorus,” who would be coming “over there” to Europe to fight in the war? (Hint: it was slang for “Americans.”)
Who was the leader of the Bolsheviks (Communists) when they overthrew the Russian monarchy and took control of Russia’s government?
19. Lost Battalion
Of the 550 men in the Lost Battalion, how many were killed in action in the Argonne Forest?
What was the original name for the day of remembrance we now call “Veterans’ Day,” honored each year on November 11?
What was the name for President Wilson’s series of proposals for peace in Europe at the end of World War 1?
22. The Big Four
Which one of the members of the Big Four was nicknamed “The Tiger”? He badly wanted to punish Germany for its part in World War 1.
What was the name of the organization that President Wilson proposed in his 14th Point? Its purpose would be to prevent future wars.
What was the name of the corporal who served in World War 1 and would one day lead Germany into World War 2?