This lesson will introduce the causes of World War 1. The lesson will introduce major players of the conflict including Germany, Austria-Hungary, and the eventual introduction of the United States into the war.
Crash Course: The Beginning of World War 1.
Source: John Green- Crash Course: World History: The Beginning of WWI
Explanation of the causes and beginnings of World War 1.
Source: State Historical Society of Iowa
Now it's your turn.
Using the file, World War I: Origins of War in Europe, summarize the causes of the war. Use this summary to create a "What If" scenario.
For example, "What if Germany didn't issue a blank check to Austria- Hungary? Would A-H still have went to war?"
Bring your summary and "What If" Scenario to the next class.
Source: Ms. Kaiser