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Title: World War I The Powder Keg


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World War IThe Powder Keg
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1800s Rivalries
  • Result of the Industrial Revolution
  • Competition for new markets and economic growth
  • Everyone wants Global Empires Colonization -
    Imperialism

3
Whats the Deal with Britain?
  • Great Britain is an Island
  • SoHow do they get goods from place to place?
  • What are they
  • so afraid of?

4
Tell me what you want!
  • France and Germany want Morocco
  • Germany wants the Ottoman Empire
  • Austria-Hungary
  • wants access to the
  • Balkans via Aegean Sea
  • Russia wants Bosporus
  • and Dardanelles
  • ?Black Sea why
  • do they need it?

5
Tension Builds
  • Germany builds Berlin Baghdad Railroad
  • Britain and Russia are angry
  • India and Suez canal are effected
  • France wants revenge for Alsace-Lorraine
  • Lost during the Franco Prussian War 1870-1871

6
Nationalism
  • Belief that your country is better than other
    countries
  • Unified Germany
  • Popular in France
  • PanSlavism
  • Spread Slavic culture around the world
  • Want their own Slavic State
  • Scary to non-Slavs

7
Uh-oh
  • 1908 Austria-Hungary
  • Annexed Bosnia-Hertzegovina
  • Serbs call Russia for help
  • Russia doesnt help ? they cut a deal with A-H
    instead to use the Dadanelles

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Militarism
  • Building up of military forces and supplies
  • Countries compared militaries with each other
  • Increased military spending
  • Universal military training

9
Picking Teams - Alliances
3 Emperors League 1873 -Germany, Austria-Hungary, Russia -Goal Isolate France -Didnt last Triple Alliance 1882 -Austria-Hungary, Italy, Germany -Italy is mad at France for Tunis -Agree one goes to war all go to war Russia and France Alliance 1890 -1894 make it official -1904 Great Britain joins in Triple Entent 1907
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The Match is litBalkans June 28, 1914
  • Arch Duke Francis Ferdinan of A-H is assassinated
    by a Serbian terrorist group Black Hand
  • A-H holds all the Serbs responsible ? Germanys
    influence
  • Germany gave A-H the ok and backing to fight
    Serbia July 23 1914 ultimatum is issued July
    28 War is declared
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