Great War

Militarism- Building up of Military/Navy in large numbers

Alliances- Agreement between countries to defend each other

Imperialism- Stronger countries using influence over weaker countries

Nationalism- Belief that your country is superior to other countries

Spark of the War

The crisis began when Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were killed by a conspirator named Gavrilo Princip on June 28th, 1914.   

Leaders Of Countries

France- Georges Clemenceau

U.K- George V

Germany- Wilhelm II

United States- Woodrow Wilson

Italy- Victor Emmanuel III

Alliances (2)

The Triple Alliance: Germany, Austria-Hungary, France, Russia, United Kingdom, and United States.

New Technology

Advances in technology was poison gas, tanks, airplanes, and submarines. Poison gas blinded or choked its victims or caused agonizing burns and blisters. Tanks were designed to move across the no man's land. Some tanks still broke down often. Pilots from both sides filled their planes with machine guns and had "dog fights" in the skies. Submarines sinked merchant ships carrying vital supplies to Britain.

Outcome/ Peace Treaty

the allies drew up separate treaties with the other central powers. like the treaty versailles these treaties left widespread dissatisfaction. Discontented nations waited for a chance to revise the peace settlements in their favor?s

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