World War I  Plans  Warfare Outcomes
Industrialization, Transportation, and Warfare <ul><li>Large scale warfare needs transportation and equipment </li></ul><u...
Industrialization, Transportation, and Warfare  <ul><li>France and Germany have intricate timetables to send their troops ...
Schlieffen Plan  <ul><li>Germany bases its war strategy on the mobilization times of the countries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>P...
 
War Breaks Out <ul><li>Austria declares war on Serbia  </li></ul><ul><li>Russia mobilizes troops to the border to force Au...
Schlieffen Plan in Action  <ul><li>Germans send three armies into Belgium  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Belgians unsung heroes of...
Schlieffen Plan in Action  <ul><li>France on its heals and Germany is advancing  </li></ul><ul><li>RUSSIA ATTACKS EASTERN ...
Battle of the Marne <ul><li>TURNING POINT FOR THE FRENCH  </li></ul><ul><li>French take advantage of the troop redistribut...
Western Front  <ul><li>300 mile line continuously guarded by the Germans and the French between the North Sea and Switzerl...
War at Sea <ul><li>Britain immediately blockades the German and Austro-Hungarian coasts  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>German flee...
War at Sea  <ul><li>German U-Boats sink any and all ships heading to Britain  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Did not bother to iden...
US Enters War <ul><li>&quot;The world must be made safe for democracy. Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundatio...
Propaganda Machine <ul><li>Examine each of the Propaganda posters and determine  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The target audience...
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2. World War I The Battle

  1. 1. World War I Plans Warfare Outcomes
  2. 2. Industrialization, Transportation, and Warfare <ul><li>Large scale warfare needs transportation and equipment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How do you supply the enormous armies amassed by the Europeans while at war? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>RAILROADS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This takes careful planning and time tables </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Once the process is started it can not be easily stopped </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Industrialization, Transportation, and Warfare <ul><li>France and Germany have intricate timetables to send their troops quickly into battle </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A few days to mobilize entirely </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Russia has very little infrastructure and a much larger area </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Several weeks to mobilize entirely </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Schlieffen Plan <ul><li>Germany bases its war strategy on the mobilization times of the countries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plans on beating France before Russia can completely mobilize preventing a full scale two front war </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Germany will catch France by surprise by entering through Belgium </li></ul><ul><li>Germany assumed Britain would stay out of the conflict because they were protected by the English Channel </li></ul>
  5. 6. War Breaks Out <ul><li>Austria declares war on Serbia </li></ul><ul><li>Russia mobilizes troops to the border to force Austria to stand down </li></ul><ul><li>France mobilizes troops fulfilling its treaty obligations to Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Belgium is invaded by the Germans on their way to attack France </li></ul><ul><li>England declares war on Germany in response to the invasion of Belgium </li></ul>
  6. 7. Schlieffen Plan in Action <ul><li>Germans send three armies into Belgium </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Belgians unsung heroes of WWI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Put up enough of a fight and slow the Germans to allow France to shift their forces for a defense </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Also weaken the German numbers because some troops are told to fight the Belgians instead of continuing into France </li></ul></ul><ul><li>England enters the war immediately after the invasion of Belgium </li></ul><ul><ul><li>much sooner than Germany anticipated </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. Schlieffen Plan in Action <ul><li>France on its heals and Germany is advancing </li></ul><ul><li>RUSSIA ATTACKS EASTERN GERMANY </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Earlier than expected </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>German troops diverted to the Eastern Front to protect Germany </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. Battle of the Marne <ul><li>TURNING POINT FOR THE FRENCH </li></ul><ul><li>French take advantage of the troop redistribution and push the Germans back several miles </li></ul>
  9. 10. Western Front <ul><li>300 mile line continuously guarded by the Germans and the French between the North Sea and Switzerland </li></ul><ul><li>Previously in History </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Darning and fast paced attacks win the wars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Great Generals known for their cunning and speed </li></ul></ul><ul><li>New war being won by the larger army and better industrialized and equipped </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TOTALLY NEW KIND OF WAR THAT NO ONE SAW COMING!!! </li></ul></ul>
  10. 11. War at Sea <ul><li>Britain immediately blockades the German and Austro-Hungarian coasts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>German fleet rarely leaves port </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Germans declare a counter blockade on Britain with the use of submarines </li></ul>
  11. 12. War at Sea <ul><li>German U-Boats sink any and all ships heading to Britain </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Did not bother to identify neutral ships before firing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many ships carrying supplies and people were sunk </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The American public is outraged by the events but still remains aloof </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The United States officially declares a policy of neutrality </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. US Enters War <ul><li>&quot;The world must be made safe for democracy. Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty. We have no selfish ends to serve. We desire no conquest, no dominion. We seek no indemnities for ourselves, no material compensation for the sacrifices we shall freely make.&quot; </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>April 2, 1917 Woodrow Wilson </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 14. Propaganda Machine <ul><li>Examine each of the Propaganda posters and determine </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The target audience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The message (what it wants people to do) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do you think this poster was effective? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Why or why not </li></ul></ul></ul>
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