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World War I: Nationalism

The frame for the unit is M.A.I.N.: Militarism, Alliances, Imperialism, Nationalism (causes of WWI). WWI poetry is included.

Nationalism in Italy

Postcard depicting female personification of nation. Patriotic cause during World War I. Army in background.
Nationalism In Italy- Postcard.. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 14 Nov 2011.

Words to Know

"loyalty and devotion to a nation; especially : a sense of national consciousness exalting one nation above all others and placing primary emphasis on promotion of its culture and interests as opposed to those of other nations or supranational groups."
1. "the spreading of ideas, information, or rumor for the purpose of helping or injuring an institution, a cause, or a person."
2. "ideas, facts, or allegations spread deliberately to further one's cause or to damage an opposing cause; also : a public action having such an effect."


Outside Readings

Suggested WWI historial fiction titles to read.