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Jot down thoughts, reactions to the images you see based on the guiding questions that precede each group of slides. I will only be asking questions. A picture book of WWI Purpose: To develop our own understanding through images of the war. Who is involved?

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Jot down thoughts, reactions to the images you see based on the guiding questions that precede each group of slides.

I will only be asking questions.

A picture book of WWIPurpose: To develop our own understanding through images of the war.


Who is involved?

Why are so few successful against so many?

Causes of WWI: Alliances


The Alliance System

Triple Entente:

Triple Alliance:


Two Sides Emerge

Allied Powers:

Central Powers:


What do you notice about the size and progress of the two warring factions?

Who was involved in the war? How was this different from past wars?

Causes of WWI: Maps


Economic & Imperial Rivalries


Aggressive Nationalism


Pan-Slavism: The Balkans, 1914

The“Powder Keg”of Europe


Farthest Central Powers Push


If this event didn’t happen, would there have still been a WWI?

The spark that lit the fuse…


Archduke Franz Ferdinand & His Family


The Assassination: Sarajevo


The Assassin:

GavriloPrincip


What emotions are used in recruitment efforts? Why is this effective? Does this still happen today?

Who is being targeted?

What is different from past conflicts?

Recruitment posters and war propaganda


Recruitment Posters


Australian Poster


Financing the War

Hun = derogatory term for Germans


German Poster

Think of Your Children!


What role do women play in the war? How is this different?

What will women be expecting to get after the war?

Role of women in the WAR Efforts


Financing the War


Recruitment Efforts


Munitions Workers


French Women Factory Workers


German Women Factory Workers


Working in the Fields


A Woman Ambulance Driver


Red Cross Nurses


Women in the Army Auxiliary


Russian Women Soldiers


How does new technology change the way the war is fought?

WWI: Strategy & Technology


The Schlieffen Plan


The Western Front


Trench Warfare


Trench Warfare


FlameThrowers

GrenadeLaunchers


Poison Gas

Machine Gun


French Renault Tank


British Tank


U-Boats

An abbreviation of “Unterseeboot” (undersea boat) refers to military submarines operated by Germany


Allied Ships Sunk by U-Boats


The Airplane


The Zeppelin


Why does the U.S. get involved?

U.S. Involvement


The Sinking of the Lusitania

May 7, 1915 – British luxury liner was torpedoed by a German submarine, killing 1198 people


The Zimmerman Telegram

Britain intercepted a telegram proposal from Berlin to Mexico, suggesting that Mexico join Germany as an ally if the US entered the war.

Why?

If Mexico declared war against the U.S., then U.S. might not deploy troops to Europe. In return, Germany would provide support in reclaiming Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico.


Zimmerman telegram revealed

Seven U.S. merchant ships sunk by German subs

President Wilson calls for war on Germany on April 6, 1917


Americans in the Trenches


What emotions do these paintings evoke?

How is this different from perspectives on war in the past?

WWI Artwork


“A Street in Arras”John Singer Sargent, 1918


“Oppy Wood” – John Nash, 1917


“Those Who Have Lost Their Names”Albin Eggar-Linz, 1914


“Gassed and Wounded”Eric Kennington, 1918


“Paths of Glory”C. R. W. Nevinson, 1917


What countries suffered the highest casualty rates?

Why do you think this is?

The War ENDS


November 11, 1918


9 MillionDead


The Somme American Cemetary, France

116,516 Americans Died


World War I Casualties (Injured and Killed)


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