In what year did WWI begin?
WWI began in 1914 due to a combination of several political and military tensions in Europe. It was the first war to involve many countries fighting on both sides. WWI caused the deaths of millions of soldiers and civilians and changed the map of Europe.
World War I: A Conflict with Many Causes
The WWI Battle of Tannenberg was the first ever battle to use radio communication. The first tanks used in WWI were British Mark I tanks. The world's first aerial bombing raid took place during WWI.
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Work together in pairs: What political event was the underlying cause of WWI?
What were the main causes of World War I and how did they contribute to the outbreak of the war?
Work together in pairs: What are two important events that happened during WWI?
Brain break: Draw a cupcake with legs and arms doing a musical performance.
In which year did World War I begin?
Who were the Allied Powers in World War I?
- Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire
- United Kingdom, France, Russia, United States
- China and Russia
- Japan and Italy
What was the name of the treaty that ended WWI?
- Treaty of Versailles
- Treaty of London
- Treaty of Berlin
- Treaty of Paris
What was the name given to Germany's plan to fight a two-front war against France and Russia?
- Ludendorff Plan
- Moltke Plan
- Schlieffen Plan
- Hindenburg Plan
Which country did not join World War I until April 1917?
- United States