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1 Quick Fire Take a look at land and sea on this map. Make a prediction which side will win WWI. Explain your reasoning.

2 Quick Fire Take a look at land and sea on this map. Why might Germany have relied on submarines instead of traditional battleships? Explain your reasoning.

3 Daily Goals Content: – We will understand which countries fought for the Allied Powers and Central Powers. – We will also investigate the USA’s increasing involvement in the war Literacy: – We will work with a map of Europe and the text to understand the shifting alliances of WWI Social: – Raise hands and wait to be called on – Stay on-task in study groups – Work with a reasonable level of noise – Follow directions

4 Section #1 Wrap-up! We are going to play a game of Tic-Attack-Toe! Get out your unit packets. You should use this review to check your answers on pages 1-2. Everyone should grab a textbook and open to p The class will be divided into two teams. Try to get three in a row to win the round! Everyone will get a turn to answer a question.

5 Meet your teams!

6 1 st Board: Tic-Attack-Toe! Alliances Warfare US Neutrality Blockades Causes of WWI US Enters War President Wilson’s War President Wilson’s War Balkan Peninsula Balkan Peninsula The Frontline Go to Board #2

7 2 nd Board: Tic-Attack-Toe! Alliances Warfare US Neutrality Blockades Causes of WWI US Enters War President Wilson’s War President Wilson’s War Balkan Peninsula Balkan Peninsula The Frontline Go to Board #1

8 Question What was the difference between the Triple Entente and the Triple Alliance? Reveal Answer!

9 Answer #2 Triple Entente: France, Great Britain, Russia Triple Alliance: Germany, Austria-Hungary, Italy Back to Game Board! Back to Game Board!

10 Question What was Germany’s plan of attack for WWI? Reveal Answer!

11 Answer #6 Schlieffer Plan: Holding action against Russia (to the east of Germany). Also, a quick drive through Belgium to Paris, France (to the west). After France falls, turn all armies east on Russia. Back to Game Board! Back to Game Board!

12 Question Why did Americans want to stay neutral? Reveal Answer!

13 Answer #9 The war was far away, across the sea in Europe. It didn’t threaten U.S. lives. Back to Game Board! Back to Game Board!

14 Question Where did the British blockade the Germans (don’t say in the water)? Reveal Answer!

15 Answer #11 In the North Sea, between Norway and Britain, neutral ports, and the German Coast Back to Game Board! Back to Game Board!

16 Question What are the four long-term causes of WWI? Reveal Answer!

17 Answer #1 A)Nationalism: Devotion to your nation or culture, lead to rivalries between countries. B)Imperialism: Countries takeover colonies around the world. C)Militarism: Powerful military is used as tool in dealing with other nations. D)Alliance System: Defensive alliances supposed to stop a war drag everybody into it instead. Back to Game Board! Back to Game Board!

18 Question What was the role of the sinking of the Lusitania in WWI? Reveal Answer!

19 Answer #15 It turned US opinion against Germany and the Central Powers. The US was angry that so many innocent US citizens died. Back to Game Board! Back to Game Board!

20 Question In the Election of 1916: Who was the Democratic candidate? What was his campaign promise? Who was the Republican Candidate? What was his campaign promise? Reveal Answer!

21 Answer #14 Democrat: Woodrow Wilson Platform: Peace, no war with Europe Republican: Charles E. Hughes Platform: Freedom of the Seas, we will defend US ships trading with Europe. Back to Game Board! Back to Game Board!

22 Question What were the European interests in the Balkan Peninsula? Germany? Russia? Austria-Hungary? Reveal Answer!

23 Answer #3 Germany: wanted to build a railroad through the Ottoman Empire (Turkey) Russia: wanted access to Mediterranean Sea Austria-Hungary: Ruled Serbia Back to Game Board! Back to Game Board!

24 Question Where (the countries) was No Man’s Land? Reveal Answer!

25 Answer #8 Mainly in France and Russia. Back to Game Board! Back to Game Board!

26 Question Reveal Answer!

27 Answer Back to Game Board! Back to Game Board!

28 Question What were the two opposing alliances called in WWI? Reveal Answer!

29 Answer Central Powers: Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Ottoman Empires (Turkey) Allied Powers: Great Britain, France, and Russia Back to Game Board! Back to Game Board!

30 Question WWI is remembered for its trench warfare and No Man’s Land. – What are these? – What are their relationship? Reveal Answer!

31 Answer 7A Trench Warfare: Troops on both sides dug trenches and fought each other along fixed battle lines. No Man’s Land: The area between the opposing armies’ trenches. Filled with barbed wire, mines, and mud. Back to Game Board! Back to Game Board!

32 Question How was the German Blockade different than the British blockade? Why were Americans more upset by the German blockade than the British blockade? Reveal Answer!

33 Answer #14/15 It was a submarine (U-boat) blockade of Allied Waters to stop aid from crossing the Atlantic from the USA. Often times, innocent people died without warning when ships were sunk by German submarines. Back to Game Board! Back to Game Board!

34 Question Who was shot by whom? The war began in what year? Reveal Answer!

35 Answer #4/5 In 1914 Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austria-Hungarian Empire was shot in Serbia by Princip, a member of Black Hand. Black Hand wanted Serbia’s independence. Back to Game Board! Back to Game Board!

36 Question Why did the USA finally enter the war? Reveal Answer!

37 Answer #17 German unrestricted submarine warfare (sinking any US ships that tried to reach the Allied Powers) The Zimmerman Note (German offered to help Mexico invade USA) Back to Game Board! Back to Game Board!

38 Question What was Wilson’s hope for entering the war? Reveal Answer!

39 Answer #18/19 “To make the world safe for democracy.” Most of the allies were democracies (France, Great Britain, and USA) Most of the Central Powers were Empires (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman) Back to Game Board! Back to Game Board!

40 Question What was the Balkan Peninsula known as leading up to WWI? Reveal Answer!

41 Answer #3 The “Powder Keg of Europe.” It was an area with lots of conflict. It was considered a war just waiting to explode. Balkan Peninsula: Peninsula that contains Greece. Back to Game Board! Back to Game Board!

42 Question What is a Front? (not the weather one). Where were the main fronts in WWI? Reveal Answer!

43 Answer #9(ABC) Front: The frontlines of the war where two opposing armies meet. Where? – Western Front: France – Eastern Front: Russia – Balkan Front: SW Europe, – near Greece Back to Game Board! Back to Game Board!

44 Question Why did Americans have more sympathy for the Allies than the Germans? Reveal Answer!

45 Answer #10 USA had ties to Great Britain: – Common Language – Common Ancestry – Both Democratic – Strong economic and trade ties with Allied Powers Back to Game Board! Back to Game Board!


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