Presentation on theme: "Kick Off December 12, 2013 What were the 4 MAIN causes of World War I?"— Presentation transcript:
1 Kick Off December 12, 2013 What were the 4 MAIN causes of World War I? Analyze the political cartoon on page Answer questions 16 & 17 in your notebook.
2 Kick Off December 12, 20131. The eagle on the glove symbolizes Germany. Whose hands are in the cartoon?2. To what event was the cartoonist referring? What do you think the cartoonist thought about this event?3. What were the 4 MAIN causes of WWI?
3 German Foreign Secretary Arthur Zimmerman 1. The eagle on the glove symbolizes Germany. Whose hands are in the cartoon?German Foreign Secretary Arthur ZimmermanKick Off December 12, 20132. To what event was the cartoonist referring? What do you think the cartoonist thought about this event?The Zimmerman Note; probably blamed Zimmerman for German aggression3. 4 MAIN Causes:Militarism, Alliances, Imperialism, Nationalism
5 India after World War I Mohandas Gandhi Rowlatt Acts allowed British to deal harshly with growing Indian opposition1919, Amritsar MassacreTurning point for Indians under colonial ruleMohandas GandhiAhimsa & Civil disobedienceLed protests and a boycott on British salt1935- British Parliament gave Indians limited self- rule
6 1929, US Stock Market crashes Leads to Great Depression THE GREAT DEPRESSION1929, US Stock Market crashesLeads to Great Depression
7 WORLDWIDE DEPRESSIONEuropean countries still struggling to recover after WWIMany in debt to USGermany experiencing hyperinflationJapan hit by depression in 1927US Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act, 1930Placed heavy taxes on imported goodsAttempt to encourage Americans to buy US-made productsBackfired, crippling foreign economies
9 Dictators in Europe 1. Mussolini (pg. 823- 824) 2. Stalin (824- 825) 3. Hitler ( )Create a poster outlining the main ideas from your section.Include:- the background of your dictator (what country?)- how did they come to power?- what happened once the dictator was in power?