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WWI Powerpoint

  1. 1. 1914-1918: The World at War
  2. 2. 20 th Century Begins <ul><li>New Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Seems possible that peace would last. </li></ul>
  3. 3. 2 Changes Undermine Stability <ul><li>Germany’s position </li></ul><ul><li>Ottoman Empire Weakening </li></ul>
  4. 4. The “Spark”
  5. 5. Pan-Slavism: The Balkans, 1914 The “Powder Keg” of Europe
  6. 6. Archduke Franz Ferdinand & His Family
  7. 7. The Assassination: Sarajevo
  8. 8. Causes of the War
  9. 9. 1. The Alliance System Triple Entente : Triple Alliance :
  10. 10. Two Armed Camps! Allied Powers : Central Powers :
  11. 11. Europe in 1914
  12. 12. 2. Militarism & Arms Race Germany’s Yearning to Dominate Europe Total Defense Expenditures for the Great Powers [Ger., A-H, It., Fr., Br., Rus.] in millions of £s. 398 289 268 154 130 94 1914 1910 1900 1890 1880 1870 1910-1914 Increase in Defense Expenditures 73% Germany 39% Russia 13% Britain 10% France
  13. 13. 3.Economic & Imperial Rivalries
  14. 14. Aggressive Nationalism
  15. 15. The War Begins
  16. 16. The Schlieffen Plan
  17. 17. Recruitment Posters
  18. 18. Recruits of the Central Powers Austro-Hungarians A German Soldier Says Farewell to His Mother
  19. 19. New French Recruits
  20. 20. A German Boy Pretends to Be a Soldier
  21. 22. The Western Front: A “War of Attrition ”
  22. 23. A Multi-Front War
  23. 24. The Western Front
  24. 25. Trench Warfare
  25. 26. Trench Warfare “ No Man’s Land”
  26. 27. War Is HELL !!
  27. 28. Sacrifices in War
  28. 29. Posters: Wartime Propaganda
  29. 30. Australian Poster
  30. 31. American Poster
  31. 32. Financing the War
  32. 33. German Poster
  33. 34. America Joins the Allies
  34. 35. The Sinking of the Lusitania
  35. 36. The Yanks Are Coming!
  36. 37. 9,000,000 Dead
  37. 38. The Somme American Cemetary, France 116,516 Americans Died
  38. 39. World War I Casualties
  39. 40. Turkish Genocide Against Armenians A Portent of Future Horrors to Come!
  40. 41. Turkish Genocide Against Armenians Turkish Genocide of Armenians (1914 - 1922) 387,800 2,133,190 Total 15,000 73,390 Trapizond District 163,000 194,000 European Turkey 70,000 309,000 Cilicia and Northern Syria 27,000 371,800 Western Anatolia     Other Armenian-populated Sites in Turkey       16,800 225,000 Sivas 56,000 220,000 Bitlis 3,000 124,000 Diarbekir 35,000 204,000 Kharbert 500 197,000 Van 1,500 215,000 Erzerum 1922 1914 Districts & Vilayets of Western Armenia in Turkey
  41. 42. Women and the War Effort
  42. 43. Financing the War
  43. 44. For Recruitment
  44. 45. Munitions Workers
  45. 46. French Women Factory Workers
  46. 47. German Women Factory Workers
  47. 48. Working in the Fields
  48. 49. A Woman Ambulance Driver
  49. 50. Red Cross Nurses
  50. 51. Women in the Army Auxiliary
  51. 52. Russian Women Soldiers
  52. 53. The War of the Industrial Revolution: New Technology
  53. 54. French Renault Tank
  54. 55. British Tank at Ypres
  55. 56. U-Boats
  56. 57. Allied Ships Sunk by U-Boats
  57. 58. The Airplane “ Squadron Over the Brenta” Max Edler von Poosch, 1917
  58. 59. Flame Throwers Grenade Launchers
  59. 60. Poison Gas Machine Gun
  60. 61. 1918 Flu Pandemic: Depletes All Armies 50,000,000 – 100,000,000 died
  61. 62. 11 a.m., November 11, 1918

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