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The Great War / World War I / The War to end all wars
World War II – “Theaters” in Europe, the Pacific, N. Africa, etc.
What do you know about World War I and World War II?
In your notebooks, brainstorm what you know about
Sides of the war:
Why the winners won:
You have 5 minutes . . .GO!
Remember : Wars cause economic & social changes
Remember: Wars have political results . (For example . . . ) British soldiers from India in WWI= Indian Independence? African-American tank corps in WWII= Civil Rights Movement? Some governments gained power as they controlled the war effort. Some governments fell at the end of the war.
Remember: War has a significant impact on civilians, economies, and governments.
“ The War was decided in the first twenty days of fighting, and all that happened afterwards consisted in battles which, however formidable and devastating, were but desperate and vain appeals against the decision of Fate.” Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965), British statesman, writer. Preface to E. L. Spears, Liaison 1914 (1930).