Instructional Video

Mexico in WW1 - The Mexican Revolution

How can a revolution a half a world away impact a world war in Europe? Scholars investigate the role of the Mexican Revolution in the Great War in the 17th lesson of a 32-part series. Using a short video clip, they analyze how Mexico's internal revolt directly impacted the involvement of the United States in World War I and discuss items such as the Zimmerman Note. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
Classroom Considerations
  • Best to use Mexican Revolution in WWI unit when discussing how the war impacted the Americas 
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
  • Lesson provides primary source video and photography from the WWI era
  • Resource details WWI for audio and visual learners in the classroom
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