P. 637- look at map What new countries got involved? Color them on your map? Look at the battle lines on the Western and Eastern fronts. How did they move throughout the war?
Western Front Schlieffen Plan fails Germany dealing with conflicts in both West and East Stalemate in the West- neither side being victorious for almost 4 years
Technology Guns ◦ Rapid fire machine gun ◦ Long range artillery gun ◦ Many wounded by shrapnel Poison Gas- read quote on p. 638 ◦ zeppelins Tanks, airplanes, and submarines (U boats) ◦ 1st major war after industrial revolution
Trench Warfare Dug deep trenches for protection from gun fire Space in between often called “no mans land” ◦ Christmas truce 1914 Dug in zig zag pattern ◦ See p. 638 ◦ *watch video