Kim Lane Assignment 1

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This is a powerpoint of the causes of World War I for a 9th grade American History class.

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Kim Lane Assignment 1

  1. 1. The Causes of World War I<br />Mrs. Lane<br />Topics of History<br />Chapter 14<br />Section 1<br />
  2. 2. Europe 1914<br />1914 Europe did not look the same as it does today.<br />4 Big Empires of <br />Europe in 1914<br />Austria-Hungary<br />Ottoman<br />Russia<br />German<br />
  3. 3. The 3 Causes of War<br />
  4. 4. The Alliance System<br />By the early 1900’s European countries had divided into two separate alliance systems.<br />Allies – France, Russia, Great Britain, Italy<br />Central Powers – Germany, Austria-Hungary, <br />Bulgaria, Ottoman <br />Empire<br />
  5. 5. The Naval Race<br />Britain had the strongest Navy in 1914<br />Germany began <br />building up their <br /> Navy<br />Both countries raced<br /> to have the biggest <br /> and strongest Navy.<br />
  6. 6. The Balkan Crisis<br />Balkans – Region is SE Europe<br />Nationalism – Strong feeling of pride for country.<br />Caused tension in Europe<br />Different nationalist groups <br />wanted independence from<br />Austria-Hungary<br />
  7. 7. What are the three causes of World War I?<br />The Alliance System<br />The Naval Race<br />The Balkan Crisis<br />Fill out countries on your 1914 Europe map and color them according to the Allies and Central Powers.<br />The Causes of War Resources<br />Summary/Assignment<br />
  8. 8. References<br />Europe 1914 Map http://www.tonalsoft.com/enc/v/viennafiles/europe1914.gif<br />World War I Map http://www.uoregon.edu/~mccole/303Spring2009/maps/GreatPowersAlliances1914.jpg<br />Balkans Map http://www.religioustolerance.org/balkans.gif<br />British Navy http://www.thesciencebookstore.com/Cat05_files/image021.jpg<br />

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