Background Industrial Revolution Factories=More Goods Need Market and Materials Imperialism Race for Colonies World War I
What Were the M.A.I.N. Causes of WWI?
M.A.I.N. Militarism 1800s Growth of mass armies Acquire/Protect colonies –HENCE Imperialism Arms Race Between Britain and Germany
Dad What was the main reason why many countries felt the need to enhance their militaries?
M. A.I.N. Alliance System –Countries join together –Help each other fight Triple Alliance V. Triple Entente Austria-HungarySerbia GermanyRussia ItalyBritain France
Grandpa Where else have you seen an alliance system at work?
Triple Entente Triple Alliance
Alliance system of 1914
M. A. I.N. Imperialism Desire for a greater empire Race for colonies Competition Germany entered late in the game
Brother What were the “benefits” of imperializing from a European perspective?
M. A.I. N. Nationalism –Sense of Pride in Ones Country Guiding force:$uccess Interconnected with military and imperialist goals. War: preserve/heighten the power of their states. Austria-Hungary -nationalism? –Many minority populations
M ilitarism A lliance System I mperialism N ationalism Which pictures/cartoons correspond to the M.A.I.N. reasons for the World War I???