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Social Studies: World War I
World War One

World War I



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Battles: Introduction
Lists most of the major battles fought in World War I with short descriptions.

Battle of Vimy Ridge
Learn more about the battle of Vimy Ridge.

BBC history - World War One
Click on 'Campaigns and Battles of World War One' and view articles, maps and photographs.

Battle of Ypres
A short description of the battle. Also contains an image of the famous poem 'In Flanders Fields'.

Battle of the Somme
An extensive look into the Battle of the Somme.

Paris Peace Conference and the Treaty of Versailles
A great introduction to who was involved and what occurred at the Conference.

United Nations: The League of Nations (1919-1946)
Contains a short history of the League of Nations and a timeline from 1918-1946 when the United Nations took over.

First World War: Treaty of Versailles
Have you ever wanted to read the actual Treaty from beginning to end? Now you can! Canadian Wartime Propaganda
Contains propaganda posters from the First World War.

The Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy
World-history texts of primary documents from 4000 BCE to the present can be located by browsing within historical time categories.