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  1. Modern World History K.Shaver and P. Gushue Week 19 January 5th-7th

  2. January 5th, 2009 • Chapter 27- Section 1 • Page 678: Setting the Scene • “The Future belongs to peace” –Frederic Passy • “I shall not live to see the Great War, but you will see it, and it will start in the east” --Otto Von Bismark

  3. Assignment 1: January 5th, 2009 • Read Chapter 27-Section 1 • Complete guided reading and review, distributed in class. • Complete Section Assessment page 681 #’s 4, 6, 7

  4. Did you do your Homework? You should be prepared to answer the following questions… • Discussion questions: Why were the Balkins considered to powder keg of Europe? Who participated in the arms race, and what was it a result of? Why did nations create alliances? Why did Bismark sign treaties between Austria-Hungary and Italy? How did militarism contribute to tensions?

  5. Nobel Peace Prize

  6. Poster from the First Olympiad: Athens, Greece 1896

  7. Assignment 2: January 6th, 2009 • “Is War Ever Justified?” Page 679 Skills Assessment Question # 3. • Kaiser Wilhelm (William) II: Read Biography pg. 681 and answer question.

  8. Is War Ever Justified? • Class discussion, What do YOU think? • Militarism glorifies war, pacifism denounces it. Who is right? Can war ever be a good thing? Under what circumstances? Or are there better ways to resolve issues than resorting to violence?

  9. Kaiser Willhelm II • Who was he? • Why does he feel he deserves respect? • How does this fit in with what we have been studying?

  10. Now hear this! • This Friday, January 9th: QUIZ Chapter 27 sections 1 and 2! Know the following: • Section -Peace efforts, factors of War (causes of tension), Britain vs. Germany, interlocking alliances, militarism, nationalism • Section 2 (The Guns of August) Assassination (details), mobilization, neutrality, ultimatum, details of what started the war.

  11. Is War Justified? • China, Germany, Zimbabwe Who’s point of view do you agree with? In Class: Skills Assessment 1&2, Discuss # 3.

  12. Assignment 3: January 7, 2009 • Complete Mapping Activity (if not finished in class) • Read Chapter 27 Section 2 AND complete Guided Reading and Review Sheet.

  13. The Powder-Keg Ignites!

  14. Europe in 1918

  15. What is a Stalemate? • A situation in which neither side can gain an advantage despite their best efforts. • Further efforts will only prolong the situation. • Discussion: What might lead to a stalemate? • Objective: Be able to explain why WWI became a stalemate on the Western Front.

  16. Baron Von Richthofen • Please read the biography activity worksheet, highlighting the main points, and answer the questions at the bottom of the page.

  17. Study for Quiz Friday! Assignment 4: January 8, 2009

  18. Battle of Verdun