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Power and Promises What Can Maps Tell Us?
Power and Promises ESSENTIAL QUESTION: In what ways did imperialism and the alliance system during World War I impact the boundaries of the Middle East? WHY: to understand how imperialism and the alliance system led to the current political boundaries of the Middle East 1.Class Notes: Key Terms 2.Map Analysis: SEE-THINK-WONDER 3.Reading: Imperialism and WWI 4.Ticket Out: Shape Summary HOMEWORK: Review notes and reading from class Creative Project DUE Thursday 3/26
Key Term: ALLIANCE Agreement to support another country if it is attacked Central Powers (red) Germany Ottoman Empire Austria-Hungary Allied Powers (green) Britain France Russia
Key Term: MANDATE an authorization granted by the League of Nations to govern a former German or Turkish colony
Key Term: Militarism Militarism: Maintaining a strong military to defend or promote national interests Conscription: (draft) European countries wanted to be stronger than each other Germany had become the strongest in mainland Europe
SEE – THINK - WONDER SEETHINKWONDER What do you notice? What can you point to on the map? What do you think is going on? What interpretations can you make based on your observations? What do you wonder? This is the larger, higher level question. With your group, take notes on your conversation about your observations and wonderings for your map.
Jigsaw: Share and Take Notes 1.Share your SEE-THINK-WONDERS with your jigsaw group for your map. 2.Take notes on your chart of the SEE-THINK-WONDERS presented by the other students for the other Middle East maps.
Compare and Contrast As a group, compare and contrast your SEE-THINK- WONDERS for ALL the maps and create a poster for your combined observations. Consider the following questions as you discuss your maps: How have the borders in the Middle East changed over time? What patterns do you see between the maps? What factors might lead to potential problems with the current boundaries? Be prepared to share with the class.
How did WWI Start? The “Powder Keg”
Causes of World War I Long-term “big picture” causes Nationalism Imperialism Alliances Militarism Immediate cause Crisis in the Balkans The assassination of Franz Ferdinand
Immediate Cause: The Balkans Serbia wanted to create a Slavic kingdom Austria-Hungary opposed this Worried they would take over Slavic provinces, like Bosnia Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the throne of Austria, assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia by Gavrilo Princip Bosnian Serb Member of the Black Hand
Ticket Out Shape Summary » One thing you’re SQUARED away on » Three important POINTS » One question still CIRCLING in your head