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Causes
  Of
 WW1
Militarism
Building Up the Military
• Reasons
    1. To protect the colonies
    2. Peer Pressure

• To build up the Mili...
Nationalism
Pride in your country

• Pan-German
        – Unite all German speaking people

• Pan-Slavic
        – Unite ...
Imperialism
                      (competing for Colonies)

• Europe nations competing for colonies
• “BIGGER IS BETTER”
•...
Alliances
• Forming partnerships with other nations
• Central powers
           » Germany
           » Austria
           ...
Trench
  Warfare
Trench Warfare
To protect there positions and to cut
down on losses. Both sides dug
trenches

At night supplies were bro...
Trench Warfare

 At dawn/dusk attacks came: hit
  them with artillery and then went
  over the top of enemy trenches
   ...
Why The U.S
  Entered
   WW1
Sinking of
             the Lusitania
• It was a passenger ship that was secretly
  carrying ammunitions
• A German submar...
Unrestricted
           Submarine Warfare
• Sussex Pledge (Germany promised not to sink
   merchant ships without warning ...
Zimmerman Note
• Zimmerman was a German
  official he sent out a letter
  to Mexico asking them to
  attack on the United ...
U.S in
WW1
World War 1 Ends
• On The 11th Hour
  Of The 11th Day
   Of The 11th Month
   In 1918


The war finally ends
The U.S
• General Pershing led The U.S troops
• By july 1918 the U.S has 1 million troops in the
  war
• We cut off the Ge...
Germany in war
• By 1917 Germany controlled: Belgium Italy
  and N. France
• 1918 Russia has a revolution and they drop
  ...
Treaty of
Versalllies
New Nations Created
• Russia= Finland, Lavita, Lithuania, Estonia, and
  Poland
• Austria/Hungary= Austria, Hungary,
  Cze...
Germanys Punishment
• Germany must accept full responsibility
• Took away their colonies, coal fields and areas
  of Alsac...
League of Nations
• An Organization of nations established at the
  end of WW1 to maintain a world stability
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  1. 1. Click Causes Of WW1
  2. 2. Militarism Building Up the Military • Reasons 1. To protect the colonies 2. Peer Pressure • To build up the Military they used a mandatory draft – Russia = the largest army – Germany = the best trained army – Britian = the largest navy
  3. 3. Nationalism Pride in your country • Pan-German – Unite all German speaking people • Pan-Slavic – Unite all Slavic speaking people – Example: Bosnia = 95% speak Slavic Language yet controlled by German speaking Austria
  4. 4. Imperialism (competing for Colonies) • Europe nations competing for colonies • “BIGGER IS BETTER” • Areas of conflict • Africa • Bosnia • Alsace • lorraine
  5. 5. Alliances • Forming partnerships with other nations • Central powers » Germany » Austria » Ottoman Empire • Allies » Brittain » France » Russia » United States
  6. 6. Trench Warfare
  7. 7. Trench Warfare To protect there positions and to cut down on losses. Both sides dug trenches At night supplies were brought in and scouts were sent out Problems that they had in the trenches Mud Rats Smell Bodys Rot staying dry maggots lice and diseases
  8. 8. Trench Warfare  At dawn/dusk attacks came: hit them with artillery and then went over the top of enemy trenches They had to go through Barbwire, Machinegun fire and other problems
  9. 9. Why The U.S Entered WW1
  10. 10. Sinking of the Lusitania • It was a passenger ship that was secretly carrying ammunitions • A German submarine sunk the ship • 1,198 passengers died ( 128 of them were Americans) • President Wilson demanded Germans to apologize and pay for all damages.
  11. 11. Unrestricted Submarine Warfare • Sussex Pledge (Germany promised not to sink merchant ships without warning them and rescuing all passengers) • By 1917 Germany was defeating Russia to do this they used submarine warfare • They sunk all ships headed towards allied nations.
  12. 12. Zimmerman Note • Zimmerman was a German official he sent out a letter to Mexico asking them to attack on the United States. • In exchange the Germans would aid them to get there land back (Texas, New Mexico, Arizona ect.) • This was intercepted by the U.S and was handled well between Mexico and the U.S
  13. 13. U.S in WW1
  14. 14. World War 1 Ends • On The 11th Hour Of The 11th Day Of The 11th Month In 1918 The war finally ends
  15. 15. The U.S • General Pershing led The U.S troops • By july 1918 the U.S has 1 million troops in the war • We cut off the German rail lines which supply their troops • We attack through the Argonne Forest. It takes 47 days and 1.2 million soldiers but we cut off their supply
  16. 16. Germany in war • By 1917 Germany controlled: Belgium Italy and N. France • 1918 Russia has a revolution and they drop out of the war • Now Germany can concentrate on the Western front • But by October German lines are crumbling • And just one month later the allies captured the high ground and Germany surrenders
  17. 17. Treaty of Versalllies
  18. 18. New Nations Created • Russia= Finland, Lavita, Lithuania, Estonia, and Poland • Austria/Hungary= Austria, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia • Ottoman Empire= Divide up controled by Allies
  19. 19. Germanys Punishment • Germany must accept full responsibility • Took away their colonies, coal fields and areas of Alsace and Lorraine • Greatly reduced Germanys Armed Forces • Forced them to pay 33 billion dollars to the allies • They were only able to pay 4.5 billion
  20. 20. League of Nations • An Organization of nations established at the end of WW1 to maintain a world stability
  21. 21. Employees Please Flush

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