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  • Ww1

    1. 1. WW11914-1918 Bo Campbell
    2. 2. The Powder Keg of Europe• Began in Balkans• First Two countries: Serbia and Austria• The assassination of Archduke France Ferdinand.• Archduke Ferdinand was the heir to the Austria-Hungary throne
    3. 3. The Allies vs. The Central Powers• Central Powers- Germany, Austria, Hungary, Ottoman Empire, Bulgaria• Allies- France, Russia, Italy, Serbia, Romania.
    4. 4. The The Schlieffen Plan• Germany’s plan
    5. 5. Total War• Defined-inisthewar in which a belligerent fully engages a complete mobilization of available resources and population.• WWI was known as the Stalemate because not much was lost or gained from it.• Trench Warfare- Fighting from a distance in a trench most of the time.
    6. 6. Key Battles of WWI• Gallipoli- Gallipoli peninsula vs. Ottoman Empire, Ottoman Empire won.• Verdun- Verdun-sur-Meuse vs. France, France won.
    7. 7. Bolshevik Revolution
    8. 8. US entree into the war?• April 6, 1917• Joined the Allies• Woodrow Wilson• The felt the obligation to help their European allies against the Germans

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