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This is a powerpoint of the causes of World War I for a 9th grade American History class.

This is a powerpoint of the causes of World War I for a 9th grade American History class.

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  • The Causes of World War I
    Mrs. Lane
    Topics of History
    Chapter 14
    Section 1
  • Europe 1914
    1914 Europe did not look the same as it does today.
    4 Big Empires of
    Europe in 1914
    Austria-Hungary
    Ottoman
    Russia
    German
  • The 3 Causes of War
  • The Alliance System
    By the early 1900’s European countries had divided into two separate alliance systems.
    Allies – France, Russia, Great Britain, Italy
    Central Powers – Germany, Austria-Hungary,
    Bulgaria, Ottoman
    Empire
  • The Naval Race
    Britain had the strongest Navy in 1914
    Germany began
    building up their
    Navy
    Both countries raced
    to have the biggest
    and strongest Navy.
  • The Balkan Crisis
    Balkans – Region is SE Europe
    Nationalism – Strong feeling of pride for country.
    Caused tension in Europe
    Different nationalist groups
    wanted independence from
    Austria-Hungary
  • What are the three causes of World War I?
    The Alliance System
    The Naval Race
    The Balkan Crisis
    Fill out countries on your 1914 Europe map and color them according to the Allies and Central Powers.
    The Causes of War Resources
    Summary/Assignment
  • References
    Europe 1914 Map http://www.tonalsoft.com/enc/v/viennafiles/europe1914.gif
    World War I Map http://www.uoregon.edu/~mccole/303Spring2009/maps/GreatPowersAlliances1914.jpg
    Balkans Map http://www.religioustolerance.org/balkans.gif
    British Navy http://www.thesciencebookstore.com/Cat05_files/image021.jpg