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Title: Do Now: What are the positives and negatives of war?


1
Agenda
  • Do Now What are the positives and negatives of
    war?
  • Group Discussion and of War
  • Notes Causes of WWI
  • Activities Maps
  • Project Assignment

2
The Great War
  • World War I
  • 1914 - 1918

3
Europe is about to Explode
Militarism Alliances Imperialism Nationalism What
was the flame that caused the powder keg of
Europe to explode?
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What does MAIN mean?
  • Militarism Building up armed forces, getting
    ready for war
  • Alliances Agreements or promises to defend and
    help another country
  • Imperialism Trying to build up an Empire
  • Nationalism Having intense pride in your
    country, and being willing to defend it

6
MAIN and The Great War
  • Militarism Nations in Europe were in an arms
    race (building up ammunition, etc)
  • Alliances Everyone was joining a team that was
    against the other
  • Imperialism Countries in Europe were competing
    to take over other countries around the world
  • Nationalism People thought that their country
    was superior and should be 1

7
Germany
  • Germany wanted to build up her empire. This is
    known as imperialism.
  • Germany also built up her armed forces. This is
    nown as militarism.

8
Britain
  • As Britain had the most powerful navy in the
    world, she was worried about other countries
    building up their armed forces. We could call
    this a worry about militarism. Britain, Germany,
    and other countries were keen to have large
    empires.

9
Europe
  • European people were very proud of their
    countries and would defend their country as well
    as they could. This is called nationalism.

10
World War I has begun 1914
  • Triple Alliance
  • CENTRAL POWERS
  • Germany
  • Austria-Hungary
  • Ottoman Empire
  • Triple Entente
  • ALLIED POWERS
  • Great Britain
  • Russia
  • France

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The Spark
  • Archduke Franz Ferdinand was in Sarajevo, a city
    in Austria-Hungary. The year was 1914.
  • Ferdinand was heir to the throne. This means he
    was next in line to be in power.
  • Austria-Hungary would not give the Slavics their
    independence.
  • Serbia, the country next door, sided with the
    Slavics
  • TROUBLE IS BREWING
  • A man from Serbia (Gavrilo Princip), a country
    South of Austria-Hungary, shot and killed
    Ferdinand.
  • He thought that killing the Archduke would set
    his country free.

13
Alliances and the Great War
  • In July , 1914, Austria-Hungary declared war on
    Serbia
  • Alliances formed
  • Russia agreed to protect Serbia
  • Germany was an ally of Austria-Hungary
  • France was an ally of Russia
  • Germany invaded Belgium, an ally of Great
    Britain, forcing Great Britain to join the war
  • THE GREAT WAR HAD BEGUN!!

14
Alliances at start of WWI
  • Allied Powers
  • Great Britain
  • France
  • Russia
  • Central Powers
  • Germany
  • Austria-Hungary
  • Italy

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