1919 Rand McNally Pamphlet

The World, Today and Yesterday

From the archives of the National WWI Museum and Memorial, "The World, Today and Yesterday" was a pamphlet published by Rand McNally in 1919. It includes maps of the changes to countries and territories brought about by the war, as well as information on the treaties, the League of Nations and provides summaries on key figures and events.



Downloadable Issue Guides

World at War: What role should the United States play in international conflicts?

The date is October 20, 1915. The “European War” continues raging and expanding. America is a neutral nation, but people are wondering how long that will remain the case. Using the issue guide “A World at War,” students will learn about three options many Americans supported and the historical context behind them. Students will participate in a deliberative forum where they will (try to) come to a consensus to answer the question: “What Role Should the United States play in international conflict?”

In collaboration with Auburn University and the Charles F. Kettering Foundation
Videos and curriculum support

WWI and the Middle East

WWI had a profound impact on the Middle East, shaping the region's political, social, and cultural landscape for decades to come. This teacher resource webpage on WWI and the Middle East features some
Primary Sources

Mapping Imagined Geographies of Revolutionary Russia

The Mapping Imagined Geographies of Revolutionary Russia (MAPRR) creates a map of Russians’ sense of place-based identity and transformation through the tumultuous period between 1914 and 1922 using literature of the time. The writings of major writers and ordinary Russians alike serve as a powerful reflection of this transformative period in Russian history.

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