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Other Disciplines

Other Disciplines

Science/Technology/Engineering

World War I was the first war of the modern industrial era. Improvements in technology, medicine and engineering not only had an impact on the war; they continue to influence our society and world today.

Legal/Constitution

World War I provides a lens through which to explore legal and constitutional questions, ranging from First Amendment rights to war powers.

Geography & Mapping

World War I provides and opportunity to explore geography and mapping. Topics range from political boundaries and borders to the use of cartography and mapping in combat.

French language

The U.S. WWI Centennial Commission is proud to partner with France's Mission du Centenaire to bring French language and World War I history resources to educators in the United States.

These tools and lessons provide French language educators the opportunity to expand their students' skills and knowledge in connection with a "once in a century" commemorative moment that is of profound importance to France and its people.

English/Literature

The drama and horror of World War One inspired an entire generation of authors and poets. Although British writers are better-known, a number of notable Americans were also deeply influenced by their wartime experiences. Several died in the war, but their legacy lives on through their work.

Art

The Great War inspired a wide range of visual art: propaganda posters, official military artwork, anti-war works, monuments and memorials, and more.

Other Disciplines

World War I impacted our nation and our world in many ways. We encourage educators to explore its influence through academic subjects and disciplines other than history and social studies.

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