America in World War I | Influenza Epidemic
How did U.S. entry into the war strengthen the Allied position? How was American intervention decisive on the battlefield? How was it important for economic and political reasons?
How did World War I reshape America's relationship with European powers? What alliances did the war create for America? In what ways did the U.S. achieve world power status? What consequences would this have for America's post war foreign policy?
Create a Congressional speech for or against the draft of American soldiers to be sent to Europe to fight in the Great War. What evidence would you use for and against this policy?
Why might such a disproportionately large number of deaths occurred in Asia?
Which areas of the world seem to have been unaffected by the epidemic? Why might that be?
What, if anything, do the regions that were the hardest hit have in common?