This era was home to WW1, but before it was called WW1 is was called " The Great war." The world coming out of the war was filled with great prosperity and lead to a great period of time in the US know as " The Roaring 20s"
This is a propaganda poster used in the USA to promote enlistment into the draft. The men needed in the was was more than what were in the military at the time. Therefore the Us needed to have volunteers join the military and fight for the USA
This is the headline of a newspaper signifying that an armistice was signed.The Armistice of 11 November 1918 was an armistice during the First World War between the Allies and germany its also known as the Armistice of Compiègne after the location in which it was signed. It was the agreement that ended the fighting on the Western Front.
This is a picture of soliders in trenches, majority of battles were fought in trenches, and people barely ever came out and battle on "No Mans Land".
World war 1 introduced a vast array of new weaponry, from automatic rifles to tanks. Pictured here is a tank used in battle, these were good because theyre practically bullet proof and they are all terrain.
After the Civil War, the United States went through a period of unrest with the Native American Population. Americans immigrated into the west either trying to start a new life with new opportunity or to get rich by mining gold. There was one problem, majority of land was occupied by Native Americans and had been for hundreds of years prior. The US was trying to sign treaties with the Indians such as the Treaty of Ft. Laramie, that would give Native Americans land that's reserved for them. But the promises behind these treaties were never delivered all the way. Food was not always delivered and the Indians would be forced out of their reserved areas once more. All these complications created a very bad relationship between the government and the Native Tribes which would eventually lead to Violence and death on both sides.
This is a picture of Ogala Sioux, who fought U.S. to stalemate in 1866-67 war & received guaranteed boundaries in 1868 treaty.
This is the George Custer, Report on the Battle of Washita, December 22, 1868. In this he reports that the indians in a town that he recently attacked were slaughtered. Men were stabbed through with shotgun barrels, Cheyenne women and children clubbed to death. Custer described the “stark, stiff, naked and horribly mutilated bodies of our dead Comrades,” and claimed that “Squaws and Children . . . had been slain in the excitement and confusion of the first charge.”
This is a news report from the day after the Lead chief of the Sioux tribe was murdered. He was killed by indian police after his warriors tried to stop him from getting arrested. He advocated Sioux members to not sell their land.
This is Chief Sitting Bull, he was murdered after his warriors tried to prevent his arrest.
Picture of the signing of the treaty that ended the civil war on april 9th 1865, this starrted the reconstruction era in america.
This is a picture of the wounded knee massacre which was a result of a lack of assimilation by the american indians