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1914-1918 The World at War. Created By: Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley H. S., Chappaqua, NY. The 4 M.A.I.N. Causes of the War. What were they?. 1. M ilitarism & Arms Race. Total Defense Expenditures for the Great Powers [Ger., A-H, It., Fr., Br., Rus.] (in millions of £’s.).

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1914 1918 the world at war
1914-1918The Worldat War

Created By: Ms. Susan M. PojerHorace Greeley H. S., Chappaqua, NY

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1. Militarism & Arms Race

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

All this is evidence of an:

Anglo-German Arms Race

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2. Entangling Alliances

  • Triple Alliance (1881)
  • Russian-German Reinsurgence Treaty (1887)
  • “Splendid Isolation” (until 1902)
  • Anglo-Japanese Alliance (1902)
  • Entente Cordial(1904)
  • Triple Entente(1907)

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Triple Entente:

Triple Alliance:

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Two Armed Camps!

Allied Powers:

Central Powers:

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Imperialism: Major Events

  • Berlin Conference (1884-85)
  • Kruger Telegram (1902)
    • I express to you my sincere congratulations that you and your people, without appealing to the help of friendly powers, have succeeded, by your own energetic action against the armed bands which invaded your country as disturbers of the peace, in restoring peace and in maintaining the independence of the country against attack from without
  • First Moroccan Crisis
    • Algeciras Conference (1906)
    • “encirclement”
  • Second Moroccan Crisis (1911)

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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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Recruits of the Central Powers

A German Soldier Says Farewell to His Mother

Austro-Hungarians

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German Poster

Think of Your Children!

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German Poster

“The next candidates for the Noble Peace Prize”

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The Battle of the Marne (1914)
  • Germans came within sight of Paris.
  • Essentially, the end of mobility on the Western Front.
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Trench Warfare

“No Man’s Land”

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Fighting in Africa

3rd British Battalion, Nigerian Brigade

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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 China

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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FlameThrowers

GrenadeLaunchers

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Poison Gas

Machine Gun

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11 a.m., November 11, 1918

The Armistice is Signed!