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Slide 2 MILITARISM WWI How did technological improvements impact WWI? Slide 3 Mobilization It's a long way to Tipperary, It's a long way to go; It's a long way to go; It's a long way to Tipperary, It's a long way to Tipperary, To the sweetest girl I know! To the sweetest girl I know! Goodbye, Piccadilly, Goodbye, Piccadilly, Farewell, Leicester Square, Farewell, Leicester Square, It's a long, long way to Tipperary, It's a long, long way to Tipperary, But my heart's right there! But my heart's right there! It's a long way to Tipperary, It's a long way to go; It's a long way to Tipperary, To the sweetest girl I know! Goodbye, Piccadilly, Farewell, Leicester Square, It's a long, long way to Tipperary, But my heart's right there! Home by Christmas! No major war in 50 years! Nationalism! HHHHome by Christmas! NNNNo major war in 50 years! NNNNationalism! Slide 4 Recruitment Posters Slide 5 M.A.I.N. Causes of WWI Militarism Because of the Alliance System countries began to build up their armies. New weapons were being created, giving the country a boost of pride. Countries began to increase the numbers of members in the armies and navies. Slide 6 A Multi-Front War Slide 7 Eastern Front Great Britain and France attempted to supply Russia. Naval/Army attacks in Turkey to gain control over waterways. Attempts for allies to control this region were unsuccessful. Slide 8 Western Front A line of trenches stretched along the wars western front from the Swiss Alps to the English Channel. Millions of exploding artillery shells completely stripped the land down to bare ground. Slide 9 Trench Warfare Slide 10 The Western Front Slide 11 Trench Warfare No Mans Land Slide 12 Slide 13 Slide 14 Slide 15 The Schlieffens Plan The plan was a strategy that General Von Schlieffen made up in 1905. The plan was a strategy that General Von Schlieffen made up in 1905. Germany had enemies on the East and West. Schlieffen figured that Russia would be slow to mobilize. Germany had enemies on the East and West. Schlieffen figured that Russia would be slow to mobilize. Schlieffen believed the Germans could reach Paris and defeat the French in six weeks and then focus on the Eastern Front. Schlieffen believed the Germans could reach Paris and defeat the French in six weeks and then focus on the Eastern Front. Slide 16 The Schlieffens Plan There were a few problems with this plan: There were a few problems with this plan: Belgium was heavily fortified.Belgium was heavily fortified. Russia mobilized quicker than anticipated.Russia mobilized quicker than anticipated. The British aided the French forces in the north of France.The British aided the French forces in the north of France. Slide 17 The Schlieffen Plan Slide 18 German Atrocities in Belgium Slide 19 Technology Changes Warfare Slide 20 Krupps Big Bertha Gun Slide 21 British 60-pounder German Machineengewehr 08 (Maxim). WWI Tank French troops loading a 40cm shell Slide 22 French Renault Tank Slide 23 Sacrifices in War Slide 24 U-Boats Slide 25 Flame Throwers Grenade Launchers Slide 26 Poison Gas Machine Gun Slide 27 War Is HELL !! Slide 28 Activity 1 Work with 1 partner- Answer the questions on the handout in FULL SENTENCES WWI Firsts Causes of WWI Treaty of Versailles

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