Causes of wwi

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Causes of wwi

  1. 1. Causes of WWI
  2. 2. What were some long term causes of WWI? <ul><li>Nationalism </li></ul><ul><li>Imperialism </li></ul><ul><li>Militarism </li></ul><ul><li>Alliances </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Imperialistic Rivalries </li></ul><ul><li>Nationalism </li></ul><ul><li>Militarism </li></ul><ul><li>Alliances </li></ul>
  4. 5. How were Nationalism & Imperialism intertwined? <ul><li>Europeans nations wanted to prove their superiority </li></ul><ul><li>Competition for colonies became a issue of national pride </li></ul>
  5. 7. How did Nationalism & Imperialism contribute to Militarism?
  6. 8. How did Nationalism & Imperialism contribute to Militarism? <ul><li>Militarism: glorification & expansion of the military </li></ul><ul><li>Nationalism led to competition for military size & strength </li></ul><ul><li>Imperialism led to the building up of navies & armies to protect colonies </li></ul>
  7. 9. What incident ignited W.W.I?
  8. 10. <ul><li>June 1914, Archduke Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary assassinated by a Serbian nationalist </li></ul><ul><li>Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia July 28, 1914 </li></ul>
  9. 11. How did Europe respond to the outbreak of war?
  10. 12. <ul><li>Europe was divided </li></ul><ul><li>The Allies: France, Russia, Great Britain and Italy </li></ul><ul><li>The Central Powers: Germany, Austria-Hungary, and the Ottoman Empire </li></ul>
  11. 13. What was the Schlieffen Plan? <ul><li>Germany’s plan for fighting a two front war </li></ul><ul><li>Take out France quickly with an all out attack </li></ul><ul><li>Remove France as a threat, then attack Russia </li></ul>

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