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1914-1918: The World at War.

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1 : The World at War

2 Differing Viewpoints “Family Feud” “Fall of the Eagles”
“The War to End All Wars” “The War to ‘Make the World Safe for Democracy’”

3 German Unification 1871

4 Germany Vs France

5 Causes of the War

6 1. The Alliance System Triple Entente: Triple Alliance:

7 Two Armed Camps! Allied Powers: Central Powers:

8 Victor Emmanuel II [It]
The Major Players: Allied Powers: Central Powers: Nicholas II [Rus] Wilhelm II [Ger] George V [Br] Victor Emmanuel II [It] Enver Pasha [Turkey] Pres. Poincare [Fr] Franz Josef [A-H]

9 Europe in 1914

10 1910-1914 Increase in Defense Expenditures
2. Militarism & Arms Race Total Defense Expenditures for the Great Powers [Ger., A-H, It., Fr., Br., Rus.] in millions of £s. 1870 1880 1890 1900 1910 1914 94 130 154 268 289 398 Increase in Defense Expenditures France 10% Britain 13% Russia 39% Germany 73%

11 3. Economic & Imperial Rivalries

12 4. Aggressive Nationalism

13 Pan-Slavism: The Balkans, 1914 The “Powder Keg” of Europe

14 The “Spark”

15 Archduke Franz Ferdinand & His Family

16 The Assassination: Sarajevo

17 The Assassin: Gavrilo Princip

18 Who’s To Blame?

19 The Schlieffen Plan

20 Mobilization Home by Christmas! No major war in 50 years! Nationalism!
It's a long way to Tipperary, It's a long way to go; To the sweetest girl I know! Goodbye, Piccadilly, Farewell, Leicester Square, It's a long, long way to Tipperary, But my heart's right there!

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