World war i
Download
1 / 31

WORLD WAR I - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 61 Views
  • Uploaded on

WORLD WAR I. 1914 - 1918. Causes of World War I. MILITARISM – creation of large powerful militaries and stockpiling weapons ALLIANCE SYSTEM – nations pledge to protect and support each other IMPERIALISM – when a stronger nation takes over a weaker nation (to gain $, power, respect)

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' WORLD WAR I' - riley-moon


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
World war i

WORLD WAR I

1914 - 1918


Causes of world war i
Causes of World War I

  • MILITARISM – creation of large powerful militaries and stockpiling weapons

  • ALLIANCE SYSTEM – nations pledge to protect and support each other

  • IMPERIALISM – when a stronger nation takes over a weaker nation (to gain $, power, respect)

  • NATIONALISM – pride or love for one’s nation


The assassination of the archduke
THE ASSASSINATION OFTHE ARCHDUKE

Shot Rings Throughout Europe



The assassin gavrilo princip 1914
The Assassin- SophieGavrilo Princip - 1914


Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia… Sophie

Little do they know Allies are waiting in the wings

Propaganda like this was recruiting allied soldiers


No smiling and relaxed faces… Sophie

No clean uniforms…

Their equipment is scattered everywhere…

Boredom and sleep are obvious…


Life in the trenches
Life in the trenches Sophie

  • Millions of rats! (~900 offspring a year)

    • Brown rats ate human remains

    • Grew to the size of cats

  • Lice

    • Leads to trench fever

  • Trench foot (fungal infection)

    • Cold, wet, blood, urine, vomit, feces

  • Smell

    • Rotting bodies, gas, feet, etc.

  • “No man’s land”


Trench Foot Sophie


No Man’s Land Sophie

  • The area between trenches of opposing armies

  • Covered with barbed wire, mines, and fallen soldiers




Poisonous gas
Poisonous Gas gun

  • This war was also the first to use chlorine and mustard gas. The German army was the first to use chlorine in 1915.

  • French soldiers had not come across this before and assumed that it was a smoke screen. It has a distinctive smell – a mixture of pepper and pineapple – and they only realized they were being gassed when they started to have chest pains and a burning sensation in their throats!

  • Death is painful – you suffocate.





U boats
U-Boats gun

The U-boat campaign can be broken into two distinct phases. The first was aimed at allied surface warships; The second, and ultimately more successful, was targeted towards allied shipping - using the U-boat as a tool to enforce an embargo.







Casualties
CASUALTIES gun

GRAND TOTAL- 37 million

  • 8.5 M killed –21 M wounded 7.7 MIA

    Top losers

  • Russia- 9.15 Million Casualties

  • Germany 7.1 M

  • Austria 7 M (90% of men mobilized)

  • France 6.1 M


Effects of ww1
Effects of WW1 gun

  • ALLIES WIN!!!

  • Every continent but Antarctica involved

  • “Total War”

    • 20 million deaths (+21 million wounded)

    • $338 billion

  • Women

    • Factories, offices, shops, hospitals, etc.

  • Treaty of Versailles

    • League of Nations


Results of world war i
Results of World War I gun

  • Political Cost

  • Economic Cost

  • Treaty of Versailles

  • Making Peace


ad