unit vi: world war i
One the most devastating events in twentieth century world history was World War I. It lasted from July 1914 until November 1918 and involved all the industrialized great powers of Europe. It pitted the Triple Entente powers or the Allies (Great Britain, France and Russia) against the Central Powers (Germany and Austria-Hungary). By 1915-16, this essentially European war became a world war when Turkey and Bulgaria joined the Central Powers and Italy, Japan and Romania joined the allies. Overview
WWI Summary: John Green's take on WWI
Khan Academy WWI: Khan Academy flipped lesson on WWI
How did WWI Begin?: Watch Mojo summary of the casues of WWI
Weapons and New Technology: Watch Mojo takes a look at the new weapons of war.
How did it End?: Watch Mojo summarizes the end of the War and U.S. involvement.
Treaty of Versailles: Watch Mojo lookes back at the Treaty of Versailles and the impact of the peace process on Europe.
WWI Interactive: Go "Over the Top" in this choose your own adventure style simulation.
Fighting on the Western Front: 20th Century Battlefields takes a look at the fighting on the Western Front.
Interactive WWI Timeline: The National War Museum provides a great timeline that includes a variety of multimedia to better understand the war in Europe.
BBC WWI: BBC has a great WWI site with tons of simulations, articles, and videos to check out!
First World War Site: An expansive site with tons of resources to check out.
PBS Great War: A good summary site to understand the major events of the war.
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