World War I

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World War I and the nature of war. Discuss the fronts and the issues.

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  • World War I

    1. 1. Causes of World War I
    2. 2. Long Range Causes
    3. 3. Nationalism French Revenge German Pride Pan Slavism Serbian Nationalism
    4. 5. <ul><li>British concern over German growth. </li></ul><ul><li>German colonial competition. </li></ul><ul><li>Economic rivalries. </li></ul>Imperialism
    5. 7. Can of Worms
    6. 8. Alliances Defensive Allies Central Slavs
    7. 9. Conflicting Diplomatic Objectives
    8. 11. Militarism National Power Arms Race Social Darwinism
    9. 13. Germany’s Operational Plan <ul><li>Combat a two front war. </li></ul><ul><li>Defeat France Rapidly. </li></ul><ul><li>Than concentrate on Russia. </li></ul>Schiefllien Plan
    10. 20. June 28 Assasination July 5 Blank Check July 23 Ultimatum July 28 War July 30 Aug 1 Russia Mobilizes Germany declares
    11. 23. Trench Warfare Battles Last Months Massive Scale Engineered Upside down castle Attrition
    12. 28. Big Bertha
    13. 29. Chemical Weapons
    14. 30. Flamethrower
    15. 31. The Tank
    16. 32. Air Power
    17. 33. U-Boats
    18. 34. The Western Front Battle of Verdun Battles of Somme 970,000 Casualties
    19. 35. The Western Front
    20. 36. The Eastern Front Gallipoli Russia 400,000 Casualties
    21. 37. The Middle East The Arab Revolt T.E. Lawrence 400,000 Casualties
    22. 38. The U.S. Enters Luisitania Zimmerman Telegram The Yank are Coming!
    23. 39. The Battle of the Argonne Forest
    24. 40. The Armistice
    25. 41. 65 million 8.5 million 37 million 57 percent 25 million
    26. 42. $337,980,579,560

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