What were the main features of
       twentieth-century warfare?
Question.

•   What do all wars have in common?
•   Oppos...
Why were wars worse in the 20th
           century?

You are going to see 7
 images from the 20th
       century

        ...
Write down numbers 1-7 in the
back of your books, leaving
space to put answers!
Write the title

 What were the main features
 of twentieth-century warfare?


On your tables

Working in groups come up w...
What
themes
link these
pictures?
Task;

Write a paragraph explaining the things that
20th century wars have in common.

What made them worse than earlier w...
A war fought in Asia between America and
                     Vietnam 1959-1970. 300,000 military killed. 4
Match these   ...
Numbers                                          Make a line chart to show the
of People                                  ...
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20th Century Conflict

  1. 1. What were the main features of twentieth-century warfare? Question. • What do all wars have in common? • Opposing sides • Opposing views • Weapons • Casualties
  2. 2. Why were wars worse in the 20th century? You are going to see 7 images from the 20th century American Civil War 19th Century For each image you have; 1 minute to write down what you see
  3. 3. Write down numbers 1-7 in the back of your books, leaving space to put answers!
  4. 4. Write the title What were the main features of twentieth-century warfare? On your tables Working in groups come up with three themes which link these pictures. 2 minutes
  5. 5. What themes link these pictures?
  6. 6. Task; Write a paragraph explaining the things that 20th century wars have in common. What made them worse than earlier wars?
  7. 7. A war fought in Asia between America and Vietnam 1959-1970. 300,000 military killed. 4 Match these million civilians killed. conflicts with the A short war fought in Kuwait between America descriptions (plus allies) and Iraq 1990-1991. Soldiers killed 200,000 civilians 100,000. Vietnam War A global conflict between 1939 and 1945. 25 Korean War million soldiers killed. 40 million civilians killed. Cold War Local conflict between 2 neighbouring countries in the middle east 1980-1988. 800,000 soldiers killed civilian deaths unknown. First World War A global conflict between 1914 and 1918. 10 Iran-Iraq War million soldiers killed. 7 million civilians killed. War between America (plus allies) and North Gulf War Korea 1950-1953. 500,000 military casualties, 2 million civilian deaths Second World War An unofficial war between the Soviet Union and the United States. No official casualties. 1947- 1991
  8. 8. Numbers Make a line chart to show the of People numbers of people killed in major 20th killed 50,000,000 century conflicts. One colour for military one for civilians. 35,000,000 20,000,000 First World War 10,000,000 5,000,000 1,000,000 100,000 0 1900 1950 2000 The Year
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