What are Liberty Bonds? - Definition & Uses in WWI


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What was the purpose of the Liberty Bonds sold during the World War I era in America?

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1. By the end of 1917, about how many Americans owned Liberty Bonds?

2. Why were sales of the Liberty Bond considered slow in 1917?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Liberty Bonds are one way the U.S. government gave people who may not have been able to fight in wars the opportunity to individually support the military. These assessments will check your knowledge regarding Liberty Bonds, their origin, sales records and consequences of high sales.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assessments will focus on:

  • American ownership of Liberty Bonds in 1917
  • Function of War Savings Certificates and Stamps sold during WWI era
  • Unintended consequence of the U.S. government's volume of Liberty Bond sales during WWI

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the function of the WWI era Liberty Bonds sold in America
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most accurate information from the lesson on Liberty Bonds in WWI
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question regarding perception of Liberty Bond sales in 1917

Additional Learning

Learn more about the way the U.S. funded WWI by reviewing the lesson titled What are Liberty Bonds? - Definition & Uses in WWI. The objectives covered include:

  • Review the different types of Liberty Bonds
  • Understand how Liberty Bonds were marketed
  • Know which other conflicts led to the selling of Liberty Bonds