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  1. History of the Modern World The Great War 1914-1916 Mrs. McArthur Walsingham Academy Room 111

  2. Reviewing Ideas Some historians have argued that Nationalism, the dominant political movement of the 19th century, set the stage for World War I. Do you agree with this view? Explain.

  3. Alliances Draw Lines Because of distrust among nations, two large alliances emerged—the Triple Alliance of Germany, Italy, and Austria-Hungary and the Triple Entente of France, Russia, and Britain. Rivalries and Nationalism Increase Tension Economic rivalries, struggles over colonies, arms races, and aggressive nationalism pushed Europe toward war. Note Taking Transparency 169. Print (link on slide #4) and complete organizer for additional practice. Witness History Audio: The Spark: Borijove Jevtic Who killed the Archduke and his wife? What might have been his motives? World War I and the Russian Revolution Section 1: The Great War Begins, pp. 816-821 Geography Interactive: European Alliances and Military Build-Up, 1914 Complete questions. 1 of 7

  4. The Powder Keg Ignites In Sarajevo the nephew of the Austrian emperor was assassinated by a Serbian nationalist, causing Austria (backed by Germany) to declare war on Serbia. Alliances Kick In Serbia enlisted the help of its ally, Russia, which brought France along with it into the war. Britain joined the war when Germany invaded neutral Belgium. Chart: Reasons for Entering the War, July-August 1914. Why might Russia feel that Germany started the war? Color Transparency 157: The Schlieffen Plan Section 1: The Great War Begins • What was this military plan? • What was it designed to do? • What were its assumptions? 2 of 7

  5. Reaction to the War The war took peoples’ minds off domestic problems and united the citizens of each country under patriotism. Progress Monitoring Transparency QuickTake Section Quiz Section 1: The Great War Begins Would you like additional study aides for Chapter 26? (5 Section summaries and blank organizers to test your knowledge of the class notes? Les voici! Save and Print. 3 of 7

  6. Note Taking Transparency 169 4 of 7

  7. Chart: Reasons for Entering the War, July-August 1914 5 of 7

  8. Color Transparency 157: The Schlieffen Plan 6 of 7

  9. Progress Monitoring Transparency 7 of 7

  10. Stalemate on the Western Front Unexpected Belgian resistance and the efforts of British and French troops ended Germany’s plan for a quick victory over France. Note Taking Transparency 170A Technology of Modern Warfare The new use of machine guns, artillery guns, poison gas, tanks, airplanes and submarines all changed the tactics required to win the war. Color Transparency 158: The Sopwith Camel Note Taking Transparency 170B World War I and the Russian Revolution Geography Interactive: The Western Front and the Eastern Front, 1914-1918 Witness History Video: World War I: A New Kind of War Section 2: A New Kind Of War, pp. 822-828 2 of 8

  11. Battle on Other European Fronts On the eastern front, Russia made some progress before retreating. In the Balkans, Bulgaria and Romania joined in on opposites sides of the War, and Italy joined in on the side of the Allies. Color Transparency 159: The Mule Track by Paul Nash War Around the World The Ottoman Turks joined the Central Powers in 1914 and cut supply routes to Russia from the Mediterranean. In the Caucasus Mountains, Turkey fought Russia. African and Asian colonies were also involved in the war effort. Progress Monitoring Transparency Section 2: A New Kind Of War 3 of 8

  12. Color Transparency 158: The Sopwith Camel 5 of 8

  13. Color Transparency 159: The Mule Track by Paul Nash 7 of 8

  14. Progress Monitoring Transparency 8 of 8

  15. Major Battle Sites: WWI

  16. Sign Up this week for In Flanders Field recitationLast Day: Friday: 1/20 (10 pts.) Sign Up (Key Club bulletin board) for Muscarelle Event: Sat. 1/21 from 4-8 Pm. (10 points with a list of impressionist art works, artists.) Lecture: Verdun, Technology’s Impact in WWI on 1/25 from 3-4 PM. (5 pts) SCA

  17. Read and Study Sourcebook Notes, slides # 1-52. Read Infographic, pp. 824-5, Trench Warfare and complete Thinking Critically questions Geography Interactive, pp. 826 with questions. Complete Map of 7 Major Battles In-Class Assignment: 1/19

  18. Read text, pp. 822-827, defining blue-bold vocabulary terms and answering 4 Checkpoint questions. Test your reading by completing the Notetaking Chart, pp. 822. (A blank copy is available for printing by using link on slide #4.) Remembrance Test (postponed until Monday, 1/23) Assignments 1-2 (due Friday, 1/20)