On It! Worksheet
the day war,
the peace "war
lasting survived in
In 1918, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh ____________
in ____________ eleventh month, the world rejoiced and celebrated. After
____________ years of bitter ____________ an armistice was signed. The
____________ ____________ end all wars" was over.
November 11, 1919 was set aside as Armistice Day in
the United States, to remember ____________ sacrifices that men and
women made during World ____________ I in order to ensure a ____________
peace. On Armistice Day, soldiers who ____________ the war marched in
a parade through their home towns. Politicians and veteran officers
gave speeches and held ceremonies of thanks for the ____________ ____________
Congress voted Armistice ____________ a ____________
holiday ____________ 1938, 20 years after the war ended. But Americans
realized that the previous war would not be ____________ last one. World
War II began the ____________ year and nations great and small again
participated in a bloody struggle. After the Second World War, Armistice
Day continued to be observed on November 11.
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