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1 Agenda Introduce Unit Map Locations 20 th Century World War I – Horrible Histories

2 Overview At the beginning of the 20 th century, Western nations were in control of most of the world. The great powers of Europe were the strongest on earth until they turned their machines of destruction on each other in two devastating world wars. Out of World War I came communism in Russia, Nazism in Germany, and the Great Depression worldwide. Out of World War II came a new military strategy – killing as many civilians as possible – and a terrible new weapon for that purpose, the atomic bomb. At the end of World War II, Europe was no longer the dominant region of the world. 2

3 Objectives Identify this units locations Understand the main idea of the 20 th Century Explain how WW1 started. 3

4 Locations The Balkans, Hungary, Poland, Southeast Asia, Hawaii, Normandy, Scandinavia

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7 Unit : World at WAR 7

8 th Century Biggest change in 20 th Century was CHANGE

9 What was life like in 1900? No airplane No television No computers 9

10 Countries/Populations? 1900=50 countries 2000=180 countries Imperialist Empires dissolved Population quadruples 10

11 Change? More change in 20 th Century than previous 19! 11

12 What area of the world was the most powerful? A.Asia B.South America C.Europe D.Africa 12

13 What area of the world was the most powerful? A.Asia B.South America C.Europe D.Africa 13

14 Europes Power Controlled the oceans 14

15 Cocky? Believed social Darwinism and superiority ofwhite race Wanted everyone to follow their model (imperialism) 15

16 I thought that was last unit… The story of the 20 th century is Europe destroys itself! 16

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18 World War I Europe was competing with each other Nationalism and Imperialism increased tension Wanted more colonies and POWER 18

19 European Countries Made alliances with other countries in case of war. 19

20 Entangling Alliances A fight between any two countries brought more countries in to conflict 20

21 Example 21

22 Start of WWI? Came from Balkans Young Serbian nationalist assassinated Archduke Francis Ferdinand (heir to throne of Austria-Hungary) 22

23 Then what? Austria declares war on Serbia Serbias friend Russia declares war on Austria. Started a chain of events-> Entangling Alliances 23

24 Video 24

25 EUROPE AT WAR Allies: Russia, France, Britain Central Powers: Germany and the Ottoman Empire, Italy, Austria-Hungary 25

26 Nationalism Rampant Patriotic young men enlisted by the tens of 1,000s Thought it would be over quick! 26

27 Horrible Histories 27

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