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World War One

  1. 1. WORLD WAR ONE<br />The War in Asia<br />
  2. 2. Background<br />European powers were struggling to maintain balance in the mainland because of their expanding colonies and influence<br />European countries started making intricate alliances among themselves. The leading powers formed The Triple Entente(France, Russia, England) and The Central Powers(Austria-Hungary Empire and German Empire<br />
  3. 3. War!<br /><ul><li>Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated by a Serbian nationalist.
  4. 4. Austria- Hungary declared war against Serbia. Germany declared war on Russia. France declared war on Germany.</li></li></ul><li>Asian Involvement<br />As the war progressed the European countries took soldiers from their colonies(example: India)<br />Japan being allied to England began attacking German controlled lands.<br />China joined the war because America joined in during 1917 and because a ship full of Chinese nationals was sunk by a German submarine<br />
  5. 5. Asian Involvement<br />Thailand sent a regiment of soldiers to aid the British<br />The Germans hatched a series of plans(1914-1917) with the Indian nationaliststo overthrow the British Raj in India and replace it with a Pro- German government. It was known as the Hindu-German Conspiracy.<br />
  6. 6. Asian Involvement<br />The Japanese attacked the German controlled town of Tsingtao<br />The Filipinos wanted to help in the war so the Philippine national guard was established by Gov. Harrison and Manuel Quezon<br />The weakening Ottoman Empire later joined the war on the side of the Central Powers<br />
  7. 7. End of the war<br />The war officially ended on 1918 when the victorious Allies signed the Treaty of Versailles with the defeated Central Powers<br />The League of Nations was established to avoid another world war <br />
  8. 8. EFFECTS <br />US & Japan became world powers<br />Russia, Austria-Hungary, German and Ottoman Empires collapsed or were overthrown<br />Europe was severely weakened due to the fighting<br />US stock market collapsed in the 1920’s(Great Depression) this affected the whole world.<br />Gandhi started a peaceful freedom movement<br />China was forced to take the 21 mandates from Japan and lost Shangdong to the Japanese.<br />
  9. 9. EFFECTS<br />The May 4th movement which is anti-foreigner started in China after the weak response to the Shangdong Problem<br />The Ottoman Empire collapsed. West Asia was divided under different mandates. Saudi Arabia remained free under King Ibn Saud.<br />
  10. 10. EFFECTS<br />In the middle of the war the Russian royal family was overthrown and replaced by a Communist Government lead by Vladimir Lenin<br />Japan started a rapid militarization in response to their victory<br />China was under the lead of the Kuomintang, led by Chiang Kai Shek, when the war ended.<br />The Balfour Declaration allowed Jews in Europe to live in Palestine. This began Muslim-Jewish tensions.<br /><ul><li>Calls for independence in the Philippines became louder and gave way for the Tydings-Mcduffie act.</li></li></ul><li>Through the decades<br />The League of Nations didn’t fulfill their purpose in preventing another war.<br />WW1 shifted the power from Europe to US and Japan.<br />The mandates given to the allies shaped the Middle East today and gave rise to Jewish-Muslim conflicts.<br />The fight for independence and ideas of nationalism became more rampant.<br />
  11. 11. THE END<br />