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The Causes of World War I (PowerPoint)

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									The Causes of World
      War I
        Mr. Bach
Accelerated World History
   Hudson High School
How Would You React to a Call
         for War?
The Experience of War




 Politicians   Generals   Soldiers




 The Rich       Women     Children
A War to End All Wars
• The war that was
  to be “over in time
  for Christmas” will
  become The Great
  War.
• Instead . . .
  – 8.5 million soldiers
    will die
  – 21 million more
    soldiers will be
    wounded
     • The greatest
       tragedy the world
       had yet seen.
The General Causes of the War

   •   Imperialism
   •   Nationalism
   •   Militarism
   •   The
       “Tangled
       Alliances”
      The Alliance System
Triple Entente:     Triple Alliance:
       Two Armed Camps!
Allied Powers:     Central Powers:
 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]
Pan-Slavism (The Balkan Powder Keg)
The *Spark* (Assassination)
The Black Hand
            Gavrilo
            Princip
Who’s To Blame?

								
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