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New technologies of the war

  1. 1. New Technologies of the War By Melissa Ramirez
  2. 2. The Armored Tank 1915 <ul><li>Ernest Swinton proposed the idea of building a tank that could stand bullets, and Winston Churchill accepted the idea. </li></ul><ul><li>The tank would help the Allies win the war. </li></ul><ul><li>Tanks were fist used to combat the British in the battlefield. </li></ul>http:// www.barnstable.k12.ma.us/bhs/SocStud/O%27Toole/aaaChrisWWI/images/bkl200005_5.jp
  3. 3. Chlorine Gas 1915 <ul><li>Chlorine Gas was a very deadly substance used by the Germans against the French. </li></ul><ul><li>This gas would burn soldiers throats and chests. </li></ul><ul><li>The gas lead the victims to a slow death, by destroying their organs. </li></ul>ttp://www.imctt-cw.org/IMAGES/bomb.jpg
  4. 4. Antiaircraft <ul><li>This weapon was used against airplanes. </li></ul><ul><li>These weapons would destroy planes from ground </li></ul><ul><li>They could fire at a range of 3,000 yards. </li></ul>http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_kIWY2DV0KnE/SXu8o-kZeMI/AAAAAAAACNU/4jGxXj0nypI/s400/Early+anti-aircraft+gun+2.jpg
  5. 5. Economical Effect <ul><li>As the war progressed the economy got worse, because each time the countries </li></ul><ul><li>were allying with other countries they were making more deadly weapons, so this meant </li></ul><ul><li>they were using more money to make more weapons. As the countries fought they were </li></ul><ul><li>destroying other countries boats and army so they needed money to replace all the ones </li></ul><ul><li>that they destroyed. While in war the economy was worsening throughout the world, all </li></ul><ul><li>because of the new technological inventions. </li></ul>http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_LZJhSvE4Isg/S6-mrIJFEtI/AAAAAAAAAPU/k0f1xua_fuE/s1600/Economic+imperialism+of+world+war+one.jpg
  6. 6. Works Cited <ul><li>&quot;Chemical Warfare Definition.&quot; Welcome to IMCTT-CW Web Site. Accessed February 08, 2011. http://www.imctt-cw.org/pages/cwdefinition.htm. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The Impact of World War I Battles and Weapons.&quot; HyperHistory.net. Accessed February 08, 2011. http://www.hyperhistory.net/apwh/essays/cot/t2w30ww1arms.htm. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Weapons of World War I.&quot; Welcome to the Barnstable Public Schools. May 31, 2006. Accessed February 08, 2011. http://www.barnstable.k12.ma.us/bhs/SocStud/O'Toole/aaaChrisWWI/weapons.htm. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;World War I - New Technolgies.&quot; DCS - Technology Courses for High School Students. Accessed February 08, 2011. http://techcenter.davidson.k12.nc.us/group9/tech.htm. </li></ul>

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