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World War I

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

Triple Entente

Personification of Triple Entente History / World War One / Propaganda. - 'Paris, Petrograd, Londres contre Berlin! (...)' - (Soldiers as personifications of the countries of the Triple Entente, f.l. France, Russia and Great Britain.) French picture postcard.

akg-images / Universal Images Group Personification Of Triple Entente. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 13 Nov 2011.

Country Assignment

When researching your country, focus on some of the following aspects:

  • Government
  • Religion
  • Population
  • Currency, GNP
  • Geography
  • Culture
  • Size
  • Language
  • Economy-imports/exports
  • Why entered World War I
  • Outcome of Versailles Treaty on country
  • Causes and effects of World War I on the country
  • State of country before/after World War I
Choose Triple Alliance (Central Powers), Triple Entente (Allied Powers), or Neutral Powers to find your country.

Cross reference with the Imperialism Table of Contents for more resources.

Belgium

 
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Denmark

 
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Liechtenstein

 
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Luxembourg

 
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Netherlands

 
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Norway

 
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Spain

 
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Sweden

 
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Switzerland

 
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System of Alliances

  1. Allied Powers - original group/core of the allied forces: Triple Entente of France, Russia and Britain (Allied Powers - with whom USA joined forces later)
  2. Central Powers  - the Triple of Alliance of Germany Austria-Hungary and Italy (also called the Central Powers) (Italy switched teams midway and was replaced by the Ottoman Empire)
  3. Neutral Powers - Belgium, Denmark, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland
Web Resource

Ottoman Empire

Books
Atlas of World History
editor Patrick K. O'Brien
R 911 ATL
Historical Atlas of Empires
by Karen Farrington
R 911 FAR
 
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Triple Alliance (The Central Powers)

Germany

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Austria-Hungary

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Bulgaria

 
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Montenegro

 
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Great Britain

 
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France

 
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Russia

 
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Italy

(switched sides)

 
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United States

Books
Atlas of American History
by Gary B. Nash
R 911 NAS

Serbia

 
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Romania

 
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Greece

 
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Portugal

 
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Japan

 
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Brazil

 
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