The Naval Race

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  1. Britain felt suspicious of Germany.
    This was seen in 1898 and 1900 where Germany passed 2 naval laws trying to expand their navy and eventually 'place in the sun.'
  2. What was the name of Britain's new battleship?
    The Dreadnought
  3. What were the Dreadnought's advantages?
    It was faster, had longer-range guns than older ships and was easier to maneuver
  4. By 1914 how many ships had Germany produced compared to Great Britain?
    Germany 17 : Britain 29
  5. What did the increased production on new battleships result in?
    Increased taxes to fund this back in England, this was not popular.
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