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					                             WORLD WAR ONE REVIEW

THEME ONE- LONG/SHORT TERM CAUSES OF THE WAR

   1. List and explain the four long-term causes of World War One, using the
      acronym MAIN.

   2. Explain the chain of events that led to the assassination of Arch Duke Franz
      Ferdinand. (Board Note. 36-37)

   3. What date did this occur? (36-37, Board Note)

   4. Who was responsible? (36-37 Board Note)

   5. List the chain of events that occurred from the assassination to the start of
      the war in early August 1914. (Timeline)

   6. Why is this considered a short-term, or trigger cause to the war? (Board
      Note)

   7. Who were the Triple Alliance countries? (p. 34-36)

   8. Who were the Triple Entente countries? (p. 34-36)

   9. Which side was Canada on? Why were we on this side? (Various sources)

   10. Explain the tensions that existed in the following countries. (p. 33-34)

Germany:

France:

Russia:

Italy

Austria-Hungary

EXTENSION THINKING QUESTION- WRITE OUT IN POINT FORM

   1. Is there any one long-term cause that was more responsible than the others?
      Explain your answer.

   2. Explain the phrase “We’ll all be home for Christmas” and how it relates to war.
   3. Be sure to identify the Triple Alliance countries and Triple Entente countries on
      a map. Also know the location of Belgium, as it was a major part of the
      Western Front.

THME TWO- THE WAR AT HOME – INITIAL THOUGHTS AND THE EARLY DAYS OF
WAR

   1. In general, how did Canadians react to the outbreak of war? (Class note)

   2. Explain the military “strength” of Canada. (Class note)

   3. What was the Ross Rifle? (Class note)

   4. What problems existed with the Ross Rifle? (Class note)

   5. What was the Schlieffen Plan? (Note, p. 42)

   6. Why did the Schlieffen Plan fail? (Note, p. 42)



   EXTENSION ACTIVITIES
      1. Using p. 42, as your guideline be able to sketch and identify the route
         battle direction for the Schlieffen Plan.

THEME THREE- TRENCH WARFARE- THE WAR DRAGS ON

       1 How did the German and British soldiers spend Christmas Day, 1914?
       (Reading)

       2. Why might this have been a strange thing to do? (Reading)

       3. What do you think happened the day after the war? (Reading)

       4. Explain the significance of the following key battles:

YPRES: (class note and reading)

SOMME: (Class note)

VIMY RIDGE (class note) p. 52-54

       5. Who was Arthur Currie? (Class note, p. 52-54 and movie)



       6. What was trench warfare? (Reading)
     7. Explain what life was like in the trenches. (Class reading)

     8. Define No-Man’s Land.

     9. Define Shell Shock.

     10. How were Black and Native Canadians treated during the war? (p. 51-52)



THEME FOUR- 1917- A DECISIVE YEAR IN THE WAR

  1. What is conscription? (63)

  2. Why was it necessary? (63)

  3. Look at the chart on p. 63 and analyze the information. (63)

  4. Who was for and who was against conscription?

  5. What was the Halifax Explosion? (Class reading)

  6. Why might Canadians have thought that the Halifax Explosion was not an
     accident? (Class reading)

  7. Who joined the war and who dropped out of the war in 1917? Explain the
     reasons that each country made their decision. (54-55)

  8. Who was Billy Bishop? What were his accomplishments? (Be specific) (Class
     Reading)

  9. Why were people skeptical of Bishop's accomplishments? (Reading in Class)

  THEME FIVE- MEDIA AND THE MESSAGE IN WORLD WAR ONE

     1. What is propaganda? (Assignment, board note)

     2. What effect did it have on World War One? (Assignment, board note)

     3. What form did it take? What was used to spread the propaganda message?
        (Assignment, board note)

     4. Who were Wilfred Owen and Siegfrid Sassoon? (class reading)

     5. Why was the message of Sigfrid Sassoon and Wilfred Owen and important
        one to get out? (class reading)
THEME SIX- THE END OF WAR AND ITS OUTCOME

  1. Who were the Big Three at the Treaty of Versailles? (reading)

  2. Name five key terms at the Treaty of Versailles. (reading)

  3. Why might Germans be angry at the terms of the Treaty of Versailles?
     (reading and board lesson). Hint: Use the War Guilt Clause as the basis for
     your answer

  4. Why was Germany not allowed to participate in the Treaty of Versailles?
     (reading)

  5. Explain the damage done as a result of the war. Include details about
     structural damage and human loss. (Versailles Reading)

  6. What role did Canada play in the Treaty of Versailles? (reading)

THE BIG PICTURE QUESTIONS: JOT DOWN IN POINT FORM

  1. Explain fully the concept of total war.




  2. How did Canada grow as a nation from the beginning of war to the end of war?




  3. Why did the Treaty of Versailles lead to World War Two?




  4. Do you think Conscription was a good idea for Canada in World War One?
     Explain.




  5. Explain the role of media in World War one.

				
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