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“The Great War to End all Wars”WORLD WAR I “The Great War to End all Wars”
Causes of World War I Militarism – build up of a countries’ militaryAlliances among European Nations
Causes of World War I Imperialism – competition for overseas empiresNationalism – pride in one’s country
The Spark Austrian Archduke Francis Ferdinand was assassinated by a Serbian rebel footage and interpretations of assassination and funeral
The Spark Austria-Hungary declared war on Bosnia and Serbia
The Spark Secret Alliances caused all of Europe to get into conflict
Two Sides Allied Powers Central Powers Germany France Austria-HungaryOttoman Empire Allied Powers France Great Britain (U.K.) Russia Serbia
U.S. Returns to Isolationism“America would not get involved in an European War” – President Woodrow Wilson
U.S. Returns to IsolationismGovernment did not want to upset immigrants
U.S. Returns to IsolationismU.S. supported and sent weapons to Allied countries
Why did America Join the War?German U-boats (submarines) were sinking US trade ships
Why did America Join the War?Zimmerman Note German plan to have Mexico declare war on U.S. helped generate support for war from American citizens
What do you think this cartoon is trying to say?Are there any symbols?
Why did America Join the War?U.S. cruise ship, The Lusitania, was sunk by German U-boats 1,200 people killed.
Why did America Join the War?April 2, 1917, U.S. declares war Central Powers
New Weapons + Old Fighting = Massive DestructionBritish style, straight line fighting was suicide
New Weapons + Old Fighting = Massive DestructionMachine guns, poison gas, airplanes, artillery cannons, flame throwers, tanks
New Weapons + Old Fighting = Massive DestructionTrench Warfare became the new style of fighting
US Involvement turns the WarUS added fresh troops and resources to Allies Allies started to win when US got involved Russia pulls out of war because of unrest in their country
Russian (Bolshevik) RevolutionVladimir Lenin overthrew democratic gov’t in Russia He set up a government called communism
Russian (Bolshevik) RevolutionUS and Russia became enemies after Communist takeover
Allies Claim Victory Treaty of Versailles officially ended war in 1919Europe was in ruins Infrastructure was destroyed 8 million dead, 21.5 million wounded US only had 250,000 dead and wounded
The Great War
World War I causes of World War I Underlying causes (the fuel): Underlying causes (the fuel): nationalism nationalism imperialism imperialism.
Causes of World War I.
World War I Unit 4 RMS IB Ms. Hunt.
World War I Cheat Sheet.
Causes of WWI What are the MAIN causes of World War I?
Fierce rivalries developed in Europe over military power and land in Europe Nationalism-many countries wanted freedom from the control of other countries.
Objectives Discover the factors that led to the outbreak of war in Europe. Find out why World War I was deadlier than any earlier conflict. Learn how.
Instructions Anything written in yellow (SLOW down and pay attention) is useful information. You should write it in your notes IN YOUR OWN WORDS. Anything.
Why do countries go to war?
Events Leading to U.S. Involvement in WWI. REVIEW What four movements led to World War I (think of the powder keg?
CHAPTER 15: MODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY. Standards SS6CG5 The student will explain the structure of modern European governments. a. Compare the parliamentary.
World War I Chapter 15 Section 1. World War I The Big Idea World War I and the peace treaty that followed brought tremendous change to Europe. Main.
“The Great War” “The War to End all Wars”
Chapter 15 Section 1 Study Guide Answers.
April 27, 2015 Monday What “caused” World War I?
Trick to Remember countries in WWI
Discover the factors that led to the outbreak of war in Europe. Find out why World War I was deadlier than any earlier conflict. Learn how the United States.
Chapter 24: World War I Section 1: War Breaks Out in Europe Section 2: America Joins the Fight 1-3 D.
War Breaks Out in Europe
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