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Four Steps to War, June-Aug 1914  [ARSE]

Five weeks after the assassination of Franz Ferdinand on 28 June 1914, there was a world war.

  

Austria and Serbia

Using textbooks, the notes from the e-booklet and this timeline page, make notes on the relationship between Austria and Serbia, particularly Austria's decision to go to war in 1914.  

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

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An easier article is here: The History Man.

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Whilst a difficult article is: This detailed timeline.

  

     

Schlieffen Plan

Using textbooks, the notes from the e-booklet and the revision diary summary, make notes on the Schlieffen Plan concentrating - particularly - on how it helped bring war.  

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

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Easier articles include: bbc bitesize and SchoolHistory.

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Whilst difficult articles are: wikipedia and Terence Holmes.

  

  

The 'Slide to war'

Using textbooks, the notes from the e-booklet and the revision diary summary, make notes on the July Crisis, explaining particularly how each event led to the next to bring war.  

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

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Easier articles include: bbc bitesize and The History Man.

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Whilst difficult articles are: wikipedia, firstworldwar.com and Frank Smitha.

  

  

  

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Austria-Hungary declares war - hints
   What are the key facts/ dates/ people?

   WHY did Austria-Hungary do this?

   What effect did this have on Russia?

 

Schlieffen Plan (Germany) - hints
   What are the key facts/ dates/ people?

   WHY did Germany do this?

   What effect did this have on France and Britain?

'Slide to war' - hints

   What are the key facts/ dates/ people?

   WHY did Britain declare war?