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The road to wwi


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The road to wwi

  1. 1. February 15, 2011<br />The Road to WWI<br />
  2. 2. 2<br />Our objective<br />SWBAT identify the causes of WWI<br />
  3. 3. 3<br />Lets review… (packing for out trip)<br />Which country was first to Industrialize?<br />Why?<br />What was the most significant development to during the industrial revolution?<br />What did industrial powers do to get a hold of natural resources?<br />Colonization led to increased ____________between European countries<br />
  4. 4. 4<br />Review continued (loading up the car)<br />So then they formed alliances<br />Who made up the Triple Alliance?<br />Who make up the Triple Entente?<br />
  5. 5. 5<br />Lets hit the road!<br />
  6. 6. 6<br />Destination Europe in the early 1900’s<br />At the end of imperialism<br />Nations are revolting<br />Against their imperialist powers<br />Lots of little nations<br />Are getting their own countries<br />The logic…<br />
  7. 7. 7<br />Stop #1 Rivalries/alliance system in Europe <br />Rivalries in Africa<br />Early 20th Century<br />
  8. 8. 8<br />Rivalries in Asia early 20th century<br />
  9. 9. 9<br />Great Britain DOMINATES!<br />
  10. 10. 10<br />The Balkans<br />1912-1913<br />These groups are fighting each other for more territory<br />-Serbs-Rumaninas-Greeks-Turks<br />
  11. 11. 11<br />I GOT YO BACK!<br />Because of the Alliances<br />Austria & Russia<br />Increase tension<br />Russia->Serbia<br />Germany-> Austria<br />
  12. 12. 12<br />One mo’ again!<br />Cause number one<br />Rivalries/alliance system in Europe<br />Why did this develop?<br />
  13. 13. 13<br />One more time<br />What was the first cause of WWI?<br />
  14. 14. 14<br />Back on the road to WWI<br />
  15. 15. 15<br />What emerged because Capitalism is so EVIL?<br />
  16. 16. 16<br />Communism<br />Socialism<br />Groups who were fighting the government<br />Wanted to institute these other economic/government systems<br />Communists<br />Socialists<br />Also, Labor Unions<br />Causing chaos in society <br />
  17. 17. 17<br />Stop # 2 Internal Dissent<br />Groups within the country<br />Fighting against those in power<br />Who did I say was the source of internal strife?<br />
  18. 18. 18<br />What did I say was the second cause?<br />
  19. 19. 19<br />Back on the road!You better MOVE n GET OUT THE WAY!<br />
  20. 20. 20<br />Lets take it back a sec<br />What was the first cause of the War?<br />
  21. 21. 21<br />Lets say if…<br />You guys have each others back<br />Tension is mounting!<br />You know there maybe a fight brewing<br />What are you going to do next?<br />
  22. 22. 22<br />Build up your military!<br />Go to your vocabulary<br />What is the definition of militarism?<br />These countries start building up their militaries<br />
  23. 23. 23<br />Stop # 3 Increased Militarism<br />Conscription-draft<br />Militaries doubled<br />Russian ->1.3 million men<br />French & German->900,000 each<br />British , Austrian, Italian-> 250,000-500,000<br />
  24. 24. 24<br />STAY READY! STOP/Cause #3<br />Militarism<br />Don’t just get ready<br />But…<br />
  25. 25. 25<br />So what are 3 of the causes of WWI?<br />