REMEMBER:

Note what you DON'T KNOW, not what you already do!

Make your own notes - don't just paste from the webpage

  

This frame will help you make your own notes.  

Mouseover the maroon text for ideas on what to note.

Note that you can force a new paragraph by typing <BR> into your notes at the relevant point.   

        

  

Background to War [ANIMA]

Europe in 1914 was RIPE for war to break out - the causes of World War One went back long before 1914, and had so set Europe at odds that it only needed a tiny spark to push all Europe into war.

  

Alliances

Using textbooks, the notes from the e-booklet and the revision diary summary, make notes on the systems of alliances, and how they helped bring war.  

In addition, you could expand your notes using these web-links:

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Easier articles include: English Web, History on the Net (good diagram) and bbc curriculum bite.

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Whilst difficult articles are: wikipedia (esp. good on HOW the alliances led to war) and Deadly Alliances (list of key alliances)

  

     

Arms Race

Using textbooks, the notes from the e-booklet and the revision diary summary, make notes on the arms race, and how it helped bring war:

In addition, you can expand your notes using these web-links:

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Easier articles include: HistoryLearning and How did the Arms Race start WWI,

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Whilst harder articles are: wikipedia, the Dreadnought Race, Debbie Innes and (exceptionally difficult) Land Arms Race,

 

  

use this space to make any other notes you want to about other Long-term causes of the war:

    

  

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Alliances - hints

   What is an 'alliance'?

   Give the key alliances + dates

   HOW did this help to create a 'climate for war'?

  

   NOTE: you will find out MUCH more about how the alliances helped create a climate for war when you study the events of 1900-14, and the mechanics of the slide to war July 1914.

Arms Race - hints
  
What is 'militarism' - TWO aspects?

   Give examples - facts and figures.

   Describe the Germany Navy Law of 1900 and the Dreadnought Crisis of 1909

   HOW did this help to create a 'climate for war'?