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  • 1. World War I
  • 2. Alliances
    Central Powers
    Germany
    Austria-Hungary
    Italy
    Triple Entente
    France
    Great Britain
    Russia
  • 3. Nationalism
    Nationalism-devotion and loyalty to one’s own nation; patriotism.
    Proliferated by propaganda.
    Used to get the masses excited for war.
  • 4. Public Domain
  • 5. France Ferdinand Assassinated
    France Ferdinand was the Archduke of Austria-Hungary.
    Assassinated June, 28, 1914.
    By Serb Nationalist group “Black Hand”.
    The Spark of WW1.
    Public Domain
  • 6. Ultimatum
    After the assassination Austria-Hungary declared an ultimatum on Serbia.
    Ultimatum says that the Serbian government was responsible for the assassination.
    Serbia declines this ultimatum; Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia.
  • 7. Declaration of War
    Serbia
    Austria-Hungary
    Germany
    Russia
    Germany
    France
    Britain
    Germany
    *Arrows=Declared war on.
    *Before American Involvement.
  • 8. Technology
    This war brought new technology such as…
    Tanks
    Planes
    Artillery
    Chemical Warfare (Mustard Gas)
    Machine Guns
    Public Domain
  • 9. Trench Warfare
    Trench Warfare- Combat in which each side occupies a system of protective trenches.
    Conditions were disgusting.
    Soldiers often developed “trench foot.”
    These tactics created a stalemate.
    Was not a practical strategy.
  • 10. Diagram of a Trench
    Demarco, Neil. The Great War. London, England: Hodder Twentieth Century History, 2004. Book.
  • 11. America’s Neutrality
    President Wilson promoted peace.
    Trade was good with Europe.
    Purely a European issue.
    This was soon to change…
  • 12. War Provoking Actions
    Sinking of the Lusitania, 1915.
    Unrestricted submarine warfare, 1915.
    Zimmerman telegram, 1917.
    Public Domain
  • 13. American Entry
    America declares war on Germany April, 6, 1917.
    Came in after the Russians dropped out.
    200,000 new troops into the war.
    Referred to as the “Dough Boys”.
  • 14. Wilson’s 14 points
    OPEN DIPLOMACY: No secret treaties between powers.
    FREEDOM OF NAVIGATION: Seas free in peace and war.
    COLONIES: People in European colonies should have a say in their future.
    Public domain
  • 15. Wilson’s Points Continued…
    NATIONAL SELF DETERMINATION: European countries should be free.
    POLAND: Poland should be it’s own country.
    LEAGUE OF NATIONS: Countries should come together and diplomatize.
    Public domain
  • 16. Treaty of Versailles
    Decided post-WW1 Europe.
    Blamed Germany for WW1.
    First 26 clauses outlined the League of Nations.
    The next 414 outlined Germany’s punishment.
    Germany was planned to pay until 1986.
  • 17. Overall Results
    The war ended 11/11/1918 at 11:00 a.m.
    Austria-Hungary was broken up.
    Germany’s army was reduced to 100,000.
    38,880,500 KIA;MIA;WIA combined both sides.
    Public Domain
  • 18. Citations
    http://dictionary.reference.com/
    http://www.harris-academy.com/departments/history/Trenches/GillianR/Gillian5.htm
    http://historyonthenet.com/WW1/remembrance.htm