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1914-1918: The World at War. Differing Viewpoints. “Family Feud” “Fall of the Eagles” “The War to End All Wars” “The War to ‘Make the World Safe for Democracy’”. Causes of the War. 1. The Alliance System. Triple Entente :. Triple Alliance :. Two Armed Camps!. Allied Powers :.

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Differing Viewpoints

  • “Family Feud”
  • “Fall of the Eagles”
  • “The War to End All Wars”
  • “The War to ‘Make the World Safe for Democracy’”
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1. The Alliance System

Triple Entente:

Triple Alliance:

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Two Armed Camps!

Allied Powers:

Central Powers:

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The Major Players: 1914-17

Allied Powers:

Central Powers:

Nicholas II [Rus]

Wilhelm II [Ger]

George V [Br]

Victor Emmanuel II [It]

Enver Pasha[Turkey]

Pres. Poincare [Fr]

Franz Josef [A-H]

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2. Militarism & Arms Race

Total Defense Expenditures for the Great Powers [Ger., A-H, It., Fr., Br., Rus.] in millions of £s.

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Pan-Slavism: The Balkans, 1914

The“Powder Keg”of Europe

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The Assassin:

GavriloPrincip

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Mobilization

  • Home by Christmas!
  • No major war in 50 years!
  • Nationalism!

It's a long way to Tipperary,

It's a long way to go;

It's a long way to Tipperary,

To the sweetest girl I know!

Goodbye, Piccadilly,

Farewell, Leicester Square,

It's a long, long way to Tipperary,

But my heart's right there!

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Recruits of the Central Powers

A German Soldier Says Farewell to His Mother

Austro-Hungarians

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Spies

  • “Mata Hari”
  • Real Name: Margareetha Geertruide Zelle
  • German Spy!
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German Poster

Think of Your Children!

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Trench Warfare

“No Man’s Land”

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Verdun – February, 1916

  • German offensive.
  • Each side had 500,000 casualties.
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The Somme – July, 1916

  • 60,000 British soldiers killed in one day.
  • Over 1,000,000 killed in 5 months.
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Fighting in Africa

Black Soldiers in the German Schutztruppen[German E. Africa]

British Sikh Mountain Gunners

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Fighting in Africa

3rd British Battalion, Nigerian Brigade

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Fighting in Salonika, Greece

French colonial marine infantry fromCochin, China - 1916

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The Airplane

“Squadron Over the Brenta”Max Edler von Poosch, 1917

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The Flying Aces of World War I

FrancescoBarraco, It.

Eddie “Mick”Mannoch, Br.

Eddie Rickenbacher, US

Manfred vonRichtoffen, Ger.[The “RedBaron”]

Rene PaukFonck, Fr.

Willy Coppens deHolthust, Belg.

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FlameThrowers

GrenadeLaunchers

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Poison Gas

Machine Gun

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1918 Flu Pandemic: Depletes All Armies

50,000,000 – 100,000,000 died

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11 a.m., November 11, 1918

The Armistice is Signed!

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Turkish Genocide Against Armenians

A Portent of Future Horrors to Come!