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How was the First World War fought? (p. 159)

World War I & Peacemaking
Statement of Inquiry: 
Global competition for resources can be a cause of conflict and peacemaking is dependent on global cooperation and justice. 

Key Concept: Global interactions 
Related Concepts: Conflict; Perspectives 
Global Context: Orientation in Space and Time 
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World War I & Peacemaking
Statement of Inquiry: 
Global competition for resources can be a cause of conflict and peacemaking is dependent on global cooperation and justice. 

Key Concept: Global interactions 
Related Concepts: Conflict; Perspectives 
Global Context: Orientation in Space and Time 

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

How was the First World War fought? (p. 159)
Goals of this week:
LessonUp: 
Have read p. 159 made the questions in this LessonUp 

Google Classroom: 
Have practiced with the Quizlet about the short and long term causes 
Have made a summary of p. 148 - 157 
Have watched the three video's 'Prelude to WWI'

Have asked any question you might have left before the testweek. 



Slide 2 - Tekstslide

How was the First World War fought? 
The western front:

Germany's invasion of Belgium was slowed

France's invasion of Alsace-Lorraine failed

Russia attacked Germany within 10 days

Germany's warmy was now split, and not able to deliver a final blow to France or Russia. 

Both parties dug into defence position, meaning a stalemate, trench warfare. 


Slide 3 - Tekstslide

How was the First World War fought? 
The eastern front:

Russia's army was very fast and split their army to attack Germany and Austria-Hungary

Germany was succesfull against the Russians in the north with major vicotries. 

Russia was succesfull against Austria-Hungary, with major victories in the south. 






Slide 4 - Tekstslide

How was the First World War fought? 
Alliance Systems expanded

During the course of the war, multiple countries joined an alliance.

Turkey joined the Triple Alliance in 1914
Italy joined the Triple Entente in 1915
Bulgaria joined the Triple Alliance in 1915
Romania and Portugal joined the Triple Entente in 1916
Greece joined the Triple Entente in 1917

The most significant impact was when the USA entered the war on the side of the Entente. 















Slide 5 - Tekstslide

Slide 6 - Video

Read p. 159 'Failure of the war plans in the west and in the east'

Give a definition to the following key-word: belligerent

Slide 7 - Open vraag

Read p. 159 'Failure of the war plans in the west and in the east'

List three reasons why the German von Schlieffen Plan failed.

Slide 8 - Open vraag

Read p. 159 'Failure of the war plans in the west and in the east'

Explain why the Germans 'dug in'.

Slide 9 - Open vraag

Read p. 159 'Failure of the war plans in the west and in the east'

Describe the meaning of the key-word: stalemate

Slide 10 - Open vraag

Check out the image on the right and answer the question:

Estimate how long the trenches from the coast of Belgium to
the border of neutral Switzerland would be.

Slide 11 - Open vraag

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Slide 12 - Video

Read p. 159 'Failure of the war plans in the west and in the east'

Give one reason why the Germans replaced their generals at the eastern front.

Slide 13 - Open vraag

Read p. 159 'Failure of the war plans in the west and in the east'

List two places in the northern part of the eastern front where the Russians were defeated by the Germans in 1914.

Slide 14 - Open vraag

Read p. 159 'Failure of the war plans in the west and in the east'

Give one reason why Russia still was able to put pressure on Germany in the southern part of the eastern front.

Slide 15 - Open vraag

Triple Alliance
Triple Entente
neutral
Switzerland
USA
Belgium
Bulgaria
Greece
Portugal
The Netherlands
Spain
Turkey
Japan
Italy
Serbia

Slide 16 - Sleepvraag

03:08
List two things you did not know, but after watching the video now you do.

Slide 17 - Open vraag