Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
World War 1
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×

Saving this for later?

Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime - even offline.

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

World War 1

591
views

Published on

Published in: Education

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
591
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
2
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. First World War A time of HUGE change
  • 2. War: catalyst for change. Why?
    • Why do historians argue war is one of the major causes of change in our world?
    • Think: What was the world like prior to the War? (politically, socially, economically, in terms of technology)
  • 3. World on the Edge Why war was inevitable!
    • Superpowers : Battle to be #1
    • Europe : Too small for all those people
    • Alliances galore : divided the continent
    • Imperialism : All wanted more land
    • Militaristic : All had cool new toys
    • Nationalism : All thought they were superior
  • 4. The shot heard round the world
    • Terrorist act resulting in the assassination of Austria-Hungary's archduke Franz Ferdinand (as a result of imperialistic moves)
    • Killed by Serbians in attempt to win their freedom
    • Alliances kicked in
  • 5. Alliances
    • Austria-Hungary
    • Germany
    • Ottoman Empire (Turkey)
    • Russia
    • France
    • Britain
    • USA
    • Italy
    • Japan
    • Canada
  • 6.  
  • 7.  
  • 8. Stats and Facts
    • Dates: 1914 to 1918
    • 65 million soldiers from 35 nations
    • 30 million died
    • 61 000 Canadians lost their lives
    • 12 million dollars
    • Lead to revolutions in Russia, Hungary, and Germany (good bye monarchies)
    • Japan will embrace new era (technology)
  • 9. Total Warfare… A new way to fight
    • New Technology: Meat grinder
    • New rules of engagement
    • Civilians as soldiers (Imperialism)
    • Unlimited battlefield
    • Death toll
    • Nations fighting
  • 10. New Stuff
    • Cars
    • Tanks
    • Airplanes
    • Zeppelins
    • Metal boats
    • Subs
    • Gas
    • Trenches
    • Machine guns
  • 11.  
  • 12. Notable Battles
    • Ypres
    • Somme
    • Vimy Ridge
    • Passchendaele
    • 100 Days
  • 13.  
  • 14. November 11, 1918
    • Cease fire at 11:00 AM
    • Germany will surrender
    • Canadian George Lawrence Price
  • 15. **Treaty of Versailles**
    • 1919 peace treaty to end war
    • German military reduced
    • Germany lost colonies
    • Germany must pay for war costs
    • And the big one…Germany take total blame for the war
    • WOULD LEAD TO WW2
  • 16.  
  • 17. Results of War
    • Before war Political
    • Monarchs
    • England, Germany, France, Russia were superpowers
    • After war Political
    • Move to democracy or totalitarianism
    • Germany and Russia into Revolutions
    • USA rises to power
    • France, England lose power
    • Breakdown of Middle East
  • 18. GOOD BYE MONARCHIES
  • 19. Results of War
    • Before War Economic
    • Imperialism and land
    • Big Superpowers all had colonies
    • Agricultural lifestyle
    • After war Economic
    • Colonies demand independence (new nations emerge)
    • Industrialization
    • Urbanization
    • USA money power
    • Europe in debt
  • 20.  
  • 21. Results of War
    • Technology prior
    • Horse
    • Sword
    • Rifle
    • Radio
    • Train
    • Technology after
    • Cars, planes, metal boats
    • Machine guns
    • Tanks
    • Gas
    • New weapons
    • New communication
  • 22.  
  • 23. Results of War
    • Society prior
    • Eurocentric
    • Women owned
    • Ignorance of minorities
    • Ignorance of sovereign nations
    • Official military
    • Society after
    • Americentric
    • Women gain vote
    • Birth of struggle for global equality
    • Civilian military
    • PARTY! 1920s…
  • 24.  
  • 25. The war to end all wars ends!
    • Soldiers celebrate upon returning home (alcohol and new music)
    • Women’s attitudes have changed (fashion, dating, work)
    • Want the new technology (cars, indoor plumbing)
    • Roaring twenties