Tuesday, April 28, 2015

WHII Day 26: Europe Marches Towards War

Activities
1.  Rising Tensions in Europe (review from yesterday)
       a.  The Rise of Nationalism, Imperialism, and Militarism.  Students will define and examine how
            each of the mentioned terms will lead Europe into war.
       b.  Tangled Alliances.  Students will list and identify the alliances that were created at the turn of
             the 20th century.
       c.  WWI #1  (attachment)
2.  Crisis in the Balkans
       a.  Why were the Balkan countries considered as the "Powder Keg" of Europe?
3.  Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
       a.  Why was he assassinated?
       b.  What events soon followed the assassination?
       c.  We will look at Google Earth at the location of the assassination

Objectives
a.  Identify the political and military forces at work in Europe in the late 1800s
b.  List the countries that made up the Triple Alliance and the Triple Entente

Reading QUIZ over page 845 Tomorrow!!

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