Item Details

World War I [electronic resource]: War in Europe

Agency for Instructional Technology
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
This program illustrates the events of World War I as it was waged in the conflict's primary theater of operations, Europe. Topics include the root causes of the war and the military alliances that ignited it; the introduction of modern weaponry such as machine guns, poison gas, fighter planes, and U-boats; America's decisive involvement, including the participation of women and African-Americans; U.S. economic policies; and public support for the war effort. Correlates to standards from the National Council for the Social Studies.
Release Date
2006
Run Time
29 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Nov. 11, 2006.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
War in Europe
Series
America in the 20th Century
America in the Twentieth Century (Hamilton, N.J.)
Contents
  • The Roots of War (4:08)
  • World War I Erupts (2:10)
  • World War I Warfare and Weapons (4:02)
  • The United States Enters World War I (4:03)
  • America Mobilizes for War (3:13)
  • Selling Americans on War (1:52)
  • Convoys Across the Atlantic (1:23)
  • American Troops Help End World War I (2:54)
  • Video Quiz (1:59)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2003.
Publisher no.
  • 36213s Films Media Group
  • 36216 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (29 min.) : sd., col., digital file + instructional materials (online)
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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