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  • 1. A New Kind of War Ch. 26, sec. 2
  • 2.  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?
  • 3. 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
  • 4. 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
  • 5. 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
  • 6.  Finish reading p. 640-641 Homework: Ch. 26, sec 2 checkpoint questions