Presentation on theme: "WWI Around the World. Warm Up What were the 4 causes of WWI? A =MAIN What were some of the new weapons used in WWI? Why did Princip assassinate Franz."— Presentation transcript:
Turks and the Middle East Turks controlled much of what is today the Middle East (Arab Countries). Brits. help Arabs to revolt against the Turks. T.E. Lawrence (a.k.a. “Lawrence of Arabia”) is a British officer who helps lead the Arabs against the Ottoman Turks.
Asia Japan joins the Allies and seizes German holdings in China and islands in the Pacific.
WWI and Colonies Many got soldiers and supplies from their colonies. This was especially true for England. They had many soldiers fight from Canada and India. The French used many troops from their African colonies.
US and WWI When war starts, US is neutral. Most people support Allies because of historical and cultural ties to England. Others, though, with German or Irish heritage support the Central Powers. Most Americans do not think the US should enter the war, though, because it has nothing to do with them.
US and Trade US wants to sell things to both sides.
Blockades Great Britain has strongest navy in the world. Sets up navel blockade to stop Germans from getting supplies. Germans respond with their own blockade, but with U-Boats (subs). They sink ships without warning and therefore end up killing people. Many people become upset with Germany