- What were the main causes of WWI?
- Which part of MANIA do you feel had the most impact on WWI?
|Militarism||Building up armed forces, getting ready for war.|
|Alliances||Agreements or promises to defend and help another country|
|Imperialism||Trying to build up an Empire by bring other countries|
|Nationalism||Having pride in your country, willing to defend it.|
Hint: Causes of World War I – Remember M.A.I.N.
nationalism- sometimes extreme love, devotion, patriotism for your country began with French Revolution
Gavrilo Princip-19 year Serbian nationalist
Black Hand- a terrorist group that wanted freedom for Serbs in territory that Austria Hungary controlled
Archduke Franz Ferdinand-heir to the Austrian throne; his assassination is the short term cause for WWI
Western Front– fighting in WWI took place along the border of France & Germany.
Allied Powers vs. Central Powers-two main alliances during WWI
Source Jr Scholastic magazine March 17th, 2014