High School History Activity: Wilson’s Deal
In the twilight days of World War I, the major countries convened in Versailles, France to determine the end of the Great War. President Woodrow Wilson brought a 14 point plan dubbed Wilson’s Deal in which he outlined his plan for lasting peace.
In the activity below, read excerpts from Wilson’s Deal and write the meaning behind each phrase. Review the major goals of the deal and express whether or not you think Wilson’s Deal was successful and provide support for your ideas.
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This activity is available in our American History B course
The second half of a detailed two-year survey of the history of the United States, this course takes students from the westward movement of the late 1800s to the present. Lessons integrate topics in geography, civics, and economics. Building on the award-winning series A History of US, the course guides students through critical episodes in the story of America. Students examine the impact of the settlement of the American West; investigate the social, political, and economic changes that resulted from industrialization; explore the changing role of the U.S. in international affairs from the late 19th century through the end of the Cold War; and trace major events and trends in the United States from the Cold War through the first decade of the twenty-first century.