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How Did Europe Come To The Brink Of War in 1914. Learning objectives: To identify the main causes of WWI. Stick the sheet into your book. Post it Notes. On your post-it note, write your own idea of what causes war. Come and stick it on the board. Europe in 1914.

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How did europe come to the brink of war in 1914 l.jpg

How Did Europe Come To The Brink Of War in 1914.

Learning objectives:

  • To identify the main causes of WWI

Stick the sheet into your book


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Post it Notes

  • On your post-it note, write your own idea of what causes war.

  • Come and stick it on the board.


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Europe in 1914

http://www.channel4.com/history/microsites/F/firstworldwar/img/maps/map1.2.jpg

Which ALLIANCE is which?


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Things you need to know before we get going…

  • Countries in Europe were becoming more and more suspicious of each other.

  • Germany was jealous of Britain’s empire and wanted an empire of it’s own.

  • The Balkan countries were up for grabs.

  • Alsace-Lorraine – argued about for ages and …..

  • Weapons were being developed all across Europe.


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If that is too much to take in, just remember….

  • Countries in Europe were getting more and more greedy and

  • They were VERY suspicious of “the other side”.


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Fill in the sheet on your desk for each country

Country Name:

Main Aim:

Who stands in the way of this?

Why?

Any other aims or worries?


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Anthems etc…

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHDxUvDXFqg

  • Germany

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pw0jvqx1mNU

  • Mars, Bringer of War

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RuV8Kgm5Tu8

  • Russia

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7kVj1vGJ2s

  • France

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MG27BKwjaI

  • I Vow to thee, my country (I can’t stand God Save the Queen – it’s a durge!)

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWE76uSCh5U

  • Serbia

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbBP5KPCRTk&feature=PlayList&p=53E25DDB44778FF1&playnext=1&playnext_from=PL&index=4

  • Mission Impossible theme


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So, what is the situation in Europe at this time….?

  • What are some of the possible causes for WWI?

  • So, as with any event the causes need a “trigger” to set the event going.

  • You are now “representing” the country on your table

  • Think about the main aims and worries you have…


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What if?

  • Germany attacks UK?

  • Germany attacks France?

  • Russia attacks Germany? (Remember: France and UK will only support Russia if Russia didn’t start the fight!)

  • Austria-Hungary attacks Serbia?


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What was the trigger?Which of these are likely to have killed 20 million people by starting World War I

  • A man takes a wrong turning in a car.

  • A battleship is sunk.

  • The leader of one country insults the people of another.

  • An army moves across a border.

  • A bomb is dropped.


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