American Cultures - World War I

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  1. Long-Term Causes of War
    • Militarism
    • Alliance System
    • Imperialism
    • Nationalism
  2. Long-Term Causes of War - Militarism
    • Militarism - glorification of military strength
    • problems would be settled on the battlefield
    • Arms Race
  3. countries competed for army/navy power
    Arms Race
  4. Long-Term Causes of War - Alliance System
    • Alliance System - would help prevent a war if the sides were even
    • Defensive Alliances - only come if country under attack
    • Triple Alliance: Germany, Austria-Hungary, Italy
    • Triple Entente: GB, France, Russia
  5. Long-Term Causes of War - Imperialism
    Imperialism - tensions grew as the powers of Europe competed for territory
  6. Long-Term Causes of War - Nationalism
    • extreme pride in one's country
    • different nationalities wanting their own country (peoples within Austria-Hungary)
    • was not a cause of war, but created tensions
    • countries thought they were better than others (Social Darwinism)
  7. Short Term Causes of War
    • Trigger event: explains only when it occurred
    • War declaration: Austria --> Serbia
    • Revenge Factor: France seeks revenge on Germany bc of a previous defeat
    • German Expansion: feared esp. the British & Russians
  8. Outbreak of War & the Domino Effect
    • June 28, 1914 - Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
    • July 28, 1914 - Austria declares war on Serbia - WWI Begins
    • Schliefen Plan
    • Germany attacks the West
  9. Germany fully supports Austria
    blank check
  10. to get ready for war
    mobolize
  11. # nations took sides in the Great War
    2 opposing powers & countries
    • Over 30
    • Central Powers: Austria-Hungary, Germany, Bulgaria, Ottoman Empire
    • Allied Powers: France, Russia - leaves in 1917, GB, Italy - enters in 1915, US - enters in 1917
  12. Schieffen Plan
    • Germany's plan for beginning & winnning the war
    • 1. Invade France by neutral Belgium
    • Capture Paris & defeat remaining armies
    • Focus on Russia in the East
  13. First Battle
    • First Battle of the Marne
    • Marne River
    • Sept. 1914
    • Germans fall back 40 miles, dig trenches
    • STALEMATE

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