Presentation on theme: "World War I “The war to end all wars” What were the 4 MAIN causes of World War I? Militarism Alliances Imperialism Nationalism What is the spark that."— Presentation transcript:
The Balkans (continued) Many new countries are formed through nationalism Serbia gains independence from the Ottoman Empire –Wants to create a Slavic state –Austria Hungary does not want this –Results in a mutual dislike/distrust between Serbia and Austria Hungary
One cause of WWI was the nations had aligned into 2 alliance systems. Which of the following combination of nations comprised the Triple Alliance? 1.France, Great Britain, Russia 2.Germany, Great Britain, Russia 3.Austria-Hungary, Germany, Italy 4.Austria-Hungary, France, Italy Response Grid Countdown 10
A major cause of WWI was 1.A decline in the policy of imperialism 2.The existence of opposing alliances 3.An increase in acts of aggression by England 4.The spread of communism throughout Europe Response Grid Countdown 10
Why were the Balkans referred to as the powder keg of Europe? 1.Aggression of the Ottoman Empire was disrupting the balance of power 2.Yugoslavia was invading its neighbors 3.Nationalistic and imperialistic rivalries were increasing 4.They are the leading supplier of military equipment to the rest of the world Response Grid Countdown 10
Which nation was the first to declare war? 1.Germany 2.Great Britain 3.Serbia 4.Austria-Hungary Response Grid Countdown 10
Britain joined the war in 1914 when 1.Germany declared war on France 2.Germany invaded Belgium 3.Germany attacked Russia 4.Russia mobilized to support Serbia Response Grid Countdown 10
Chain Reaction Archduke Franz Ferdinand Assassinated; Austria Declares War on Austria Hungary Germany comes to the defense of Austria Hungary; declares war on Germany declares war on France; must go through neutral Belgium to get to France Germany Serbia Russia comes to the defense of Serbia; declares war on Russia; France comes to the defense of Russia Britain comes to the defense of Belgium and declares war on
Nations Take Sides... Allies Triple Entente: Who else? Central Powers Triple Alliance: Who else?
Russia Serbia France Belgium Archduke Franz Ferdinand Great Britain Austria-Hungary Gavrilo Princip Germany --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ______________________ assassinates _______________________ of _______________. _________________________ declares war on _________________________. ______________________ comes to the defense of their ally _____________ and declares war on ______________________. ____________________comes to the defense of their ally __________________ and declares war on ________________________. ____________________ comes to the defense of their ally __________________________. __________________ goes through neutral _________________ to get to ______________________. ______________________ comes to the defense of their ally, neutral ______________________ and declares war on ___________________. World War I begins.
Why might futile be a good description of trench warfare? 1.It illustrates the terrible nature of war 2.It illustrates how the idea of war is flawed 3.It illustrates how pointless trench warfare was 4.It illustrates how smart trench warfare was because of the new technology Response Grid Countdown 10
True or False: Germany was the first to declare war in WWI. 1.True 2.False Response Grid Countdown 10
Alliance that included France, Great Britain, and Russia 1.Triple Entente 2.Triple Alliance 3.Allies 4.Central Powers Response Grid Countdown 10
Region of France that became a bloody stalemate. 1.Western Front 2.Eastern Front 3.Paris 4.Triple Entente Response Grid Countdown 10
World War I was a total war in the sense that… 1.It brought great suffering to everyone 2.Nations from all over were involved 3.New technologies were used 4.Nations devoted all of their resources to it Response Grid Countdown 10