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The GREAT WAR. World War I. 1914-1918 “ The War to End All Wars” Lines of good and evil not as clear as WWII Broke out b/c of imperialistic, territorial, & economic rivalries in Europe: An “imbalance of power” Trench warfare : Slow battles http://kr.youtube.com/watch?v=obNgoNAU4xk (3:30)

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World war i
World War I

  • 1914-1918

  • “The War to End All Wars”

  • Lines of good and evil not as clear as WWII

  • Broke out b/c of imperialistic, territorial, & economic rivalries in Europe: An “imbalance of power”

  • Trenchwarfare: Slow battles http://kr.youtube.com/watch?v=obNgoNAU4xk (3:30)

  • Almost completely in Europe

  • Germany & “Triple Alliance” defeated by “Triple Entente” (FR, GB, Russia)


Wwi 2 fronts
WWI: 2 Fronts

  • Western: Germany/France

  • Eastern: Germany & Austria-Hungary/Russia

  • Great novel: Erich Maria Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front: Paul Baumer, a young German, learns the difference between a romanticized view and the real horrors of war while fighting on the western front. (Anti-war)


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