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World War I: From Neutrality to War. Chapter 6: Section 1. Causes of WWI. U.S. not involved, because we are __________ Nationalism Rejection of different ethnic groups Nationalism of a single ethnic group France wanted back the Alsace-Lorraine territory from Germany

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World war i from neutrality to war

World War I: From Neutrality to War

Chapter 6: Section 1


Causes of wwi

Causes of WWI

  • U.S. not involved, because we are __________

  • Nationalism

    • Rejection of different ethnic groups

    • Nationalism of a single ethnic group

    • France wanted back the Alsace-Lorraine territory from Germany

    • Social Darwinism – best nation would come out ahead

    • Serbia challenges Austria-Hungary


Causes of wwi cont

Causes of WWI cont…

  • Imperialism

    • Trade and possession of empires measured greatness

    • Competed for lands rich in resources and military bases

  • Militarism (glorification of military)

    • Increased size of armies and stockpiled weapons

      • Germany is hardcore – built navy to rival Britain

    • Next war would be more advanced


Military strength

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Military Strength

Chart: Military Strength 1914


Causes cont

Causes cont….

  • Alliances

    • Triple Alliance – Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy

    • Triple Entente – France, Russia and Great Britain

    • No one wanted to be seen as unreliable

    • War would smooth out domestic problems

  • M.A.I.N.

    • M.

    • A.

    • I.

    • N.


World war i from neutrality to war

The Assassination

  • Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary visits Sarajevo

  • GavriloPrincip and the Black Hand

  • June 28, 1914 assassinates the Archduke


World war i from neutrality to war

Francis’ Last Ride


World war i from neutrality to war

Spilled Blood


World war i from neutrality to war

Bad Boys, Bad Boys


Peace unravels

Peace Unravels

  • Austrian Emperor Francis Joseph blames Serbia

  • An ultimatum is sent to Serbia

    • End anti-Austrian agitation

    • Punish those involved in the murder

  • July 28 - Austria declares war on Serbia


World spreads

World Spreads

  • Germany offers a “blank check” to Austria

  • Serbia turns to Russia

    • Russia mobilizes

  • Germany declares war on Russia

  • Russia turns to France

  • Germany declares war on France


The schlieffen plan

The Schlieffen Plan

  • Italy decides to remain neutral

  • What will Britain do?

  • The Plan

    • Wipe out France then take care of Russia

    • March through Belgium

  • Britain declares war on Germany


Who is to blame

Who is to blame

  • Austria wanted to punish Serbia for encouraging terrorism

  • Germany had to be the good ally

  • Russia had to stop Slavic oppression

  • France had to support Russia

  • Britain committed to protect Belgium


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