In what year did World War I begin?
World War I was a global war that lasted from 1914-1918 It involved the majority of the world's great powers at the time and over 70 million military personnel It led to the fall of four empires and the creation of new countries
World War I
Allied Powers: the coalition of countries that fought against the Central Powers during World War I Central Powers: the alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire, and Bulgaria during World War I Trench Warfare: a type of combat where troops on opposing sides fight from trenches dug into the ground
The first tanks were used during World War I The first aerial bombing of a civilian target happened with Zeppelin airships during WWI More than 65 million troops were mobilized during WWI, making it one of the largest wars in history
Work together in pairs: What did you learn about World War I that you didn't know before?
Work together in pairs: What effect did the conclusion of World War I have on the world?
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Where did World War I take place?
- South America
What was the name of the treaty that ended World War I?
- Treaty of Versailles
- Treaty of Trianon
- Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
- Treaty of St. Germain
What was the approximate number of military and civilian casualties during World War I?
- 20 million
- 50 million
- 10 million
- 5 million
Who were the main leaders during World War I?
- Woodrow Wilson
- Winston Churchill
- Kaiser Wilhelm II
- Joseph Stalin
What was the main cause of World War I?
- The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
- Conflicting ideologies
- Mutual defense treaties