Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Born on December 18th 1863
Third in line for the Austro- Hungarian thrown
Assassinated by Gavr...
Gavrilo Princip
• Born July 25th, 1894, in Bosnia- Herzegovina
• Member of the black hand for 2 years
• Was sent to assass...
Four causes of WW1
 1- Imperialism
 2- Nationalism
 3- Militarism
 4- Alliances



                   Central
Allies      ...
Great Britain
• The British were great naval allies in WW1
Russia
• Russia was a great ally for troop support
  because of the large number of troops
France
• France was a good ally because it provided a
  good Air Force
Germany
• Attacked France and Russia
Austro-Hungarian
• Fought against Serbia and Russia for territory
Ottoman Empire
• Joined the Germans
• Officially joined the central powers after the
  Russian Black sea ports were bombed
Imperialism
• European countries competing for colonies
• “Bigger is better”
• Areas of conflict:
  – Africa
  – Bosnia
  ...
Nationalism
• Pride in your country
• Pan- German
  – Re unite all German speaking people
• Pan- Slavic
  – Re unite all S...
Militarism
• Building up the military
• Military was built up for 2 reasons
  1) Protect colonies
  2) Peer pressure
• Use...
Alliances
• Forming partnerships with other nations
• CP= Germany, Austria, Ottoman empire
• A= Britain, France, Russia, U...
Trench Warfare
Trench warfare
• Used to protect their positions and cut down
  on losses
• At night supplies were sent in
• At dawn/dusk ...
Problems with Trench warfare
•   Mud
•   Rats
•   Smell
•   Body rot
•   Cold
•   Staying dry
•   Maggots
•   Lice
•   Dis...
Why the US entered the
         war
Lusitania
• Torpedoed by a German U-boat on May 7th,
  1915
• Killed 1,198 of its 1,959 passengers
• Turned public opinion...
Unrestricted submarine warfare
• Sussex pledge
  – Germany wont sink merchants and they will warn
    ships before they sh...
U.S in WW1
U.S. in WW1
• General Pershing led the U.S. troops
• By 1917 Germany controlled Belgium, Italy,
  and north France
• By Ju...
U.S. in WW1 continued
• October 1918 German lines are crumbling
• November the Allies have the high ground and
  Germany s...
Treaty of Versailles
Treaty of Versailles
• New nations created
• Germany accepted all responsibility and paid
  for war
• Created the league o...
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  1. 1. Archduke Franz Ferdinand Born on December 18th 1863 Third in line for the Austro- Hungarian thrown Assassinated by Gavrilo Princip, a member of the black hand. Died on June 28, 1914
  2. 2. Gavrilo Princip • Born July 25th, 1894, in Bosnia- Herzegovina • Member of the black hand for 2 years • Was sent to assassinate Archduke Franz Ferdinand with others from the black hand • Was successful in assassinating the Archduke
  3. 3. Four causes of WW1 1- Imperialism 2- Nationalism 3- Militarism 4- Alliances Central Allies Powers
  4. 4. Great Britain • The British were great naval allies in WW1
  5. 5. Russia • Russia was a great ally for troop support because of the large number of troops
  6. 6. France • France was a good ally because it provided a good Air Force
  7. 7. Germany • Attacked France and Russia
  8. 8. Austro-Hungarian • Fought against Serbia and Russia for territory
  9. 9. Ottoman Empire • Joined the Germans • Officially joined the central powers after the Russian Black sea ports were bombed
  10. 10. Imperialism • European countries competing for colonies • “Bigger is better” • Areas of conflict: – Africa – Bosnia – Alsace – Lorraine
  11. 11. Nationalism • Pride in your country • Pan- German – Re unite all German speaking people • Pan- Slavic – Re unite all Slavic speaking people • Slavic's controlled by Germans
  12. 12. Militarism • Building up the military • Military was built up for 2 reasons 1) Protect colonies 2) Peer pressure • Used a mandatory draft
  13. 13. Alliances • Forming partnerships with other nations • CP= Germany, Austria, Ottoman empire • A= Britain, France, Russia, U.S
  14. 14. Trench Warfare
  15. 15. Trench warfare • Used to protect their positions and cut down on losses • At night supplies were sent in • At dawn/dusk attacks came, artillery fire and then go over the top • Had to go through barbed wire, and machine gun fire
  16. 16. Problems with Trench warfare • Mud • Rats • Smell • Body rot • Cold • Staying dry • Maggots • Lice • Disease
  17. 17. Why the US entered the war
  18. 18. Lusitania • Torpedoed by a German U-boat on May 7th, 1915 • Killed 1,198 of its 1,959 passengers • Turned public opinion against Germany • Germans claimed it carried war materials for the allies • They were right
  19. 19. Unrestricted submarine warfare • Sussex pledge – Germany wont sink merchants and they will warn ships before they shoot them • In 1917 Germany was defeating Russia with unrestricted submarine warfare
  20. 20. U.S in WW1
  21. 21. U.S. in WW1 • General Pershing led the U.S. troops • By 1917 Germany controlled Belgium, Italy, and north France • By July 1918 the U.S. had over 1 million troops in the war • U.S. cut off Germanys rail ways for troops and supplies
  22. 22. U.S. in WW1 continued • October 1918 German lines are crumbling • November the Allies have the high ground and Germany surrenders • 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month ww1 ends
  23. 23. Treaty of Versailles
  24. 24. Treaty of Versailles • New nations created • Germany accepted all responsibility and paid for war • Created the league of nations

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