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World War One 1914-1918. Video #1. An Austrian (Archduke Ferdinand) was killed in Bosnia by a man from Serbia.

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1 World War One

2 Video

3 #1. An Austrian (Archduke Ferdinand) was killed in Bosnia by a man from Serbia

4 = WAR! Because…

5 #2. Russia supports Serbia Serbia =(where murderer was from)

6 and…

7 Austria supports Bosnia Austria = where Ferdinand was from Bosnia = where murder happened

8 #3. Austria wants to attack Serbia for killing one of their men! Austria = where Ferdinand was from Serbia = where murderer was from

9 #4. Russia wants to attack Austria Russia is friends with Serbia and Austria wants to attack Serbia

10 #5. Russia threatens Austria because Russia supports Serbia and Serbia dislikes Austria due to murder

11 Which leads to…

12 #6. Austria calls in Germany for support

13 #7. Germany wants to attack Russia and France because they threatened Austria

14 #8. France calls Belgium for help! = Belgium helping France

15 #9. Belgium calls Britain for support! = Britain helping Belgium

16 Causes of World War One

17 Reason #1 ALLIANCE SYSTEM: Nations agreeing to help and support one another An attack on one country would trigger a war involving many countries.

18 Reason #2 MURDER: June 28, 1914 Archduke Fran Ferdinand and wife Sophie Born in Austria Heir of the Austro-Hungarian empire

19 Video

20 What happened? Franz Ferdinand was shot through the neck and died His pregnant wife, Sophie, was shot in the stomach and died.

21 The gunman was arrested after he had drank cyanide and attempted suicide.

22 Reason #3: NATIONALISM Nationalism encouraged small nations to gain power in the world = Small nations wanting to break away from large nations (ex: Great Britain) = FIGHTING

23 Reason #4 IMPERIALISM Few areas were left to colonize = Less land, money, and power = FIGHTING

24 Reason #5 MILITARISM: Strengthen armies to protect land, money, and power Germany, France, and Russia developed HUGE armies Great Britain had the world’s strongest and largest navy Nations challenged each other’s military strength and power

25 In your notebook… 1.List five World War One causes 2.Create a cartoon strip that represents what you learned today


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