A Nonbinding Agreement to Follow Common Policies

1 Agreement Definition: a non-binding agreement to follow a common policyExample in the classroom: Britain, France and Russia formed an Entente in response to Germany`s growing military power (when Germany began to build its army). You can also use your keyboard to move the maps as follows: Land War. Schlieffen`s plan was for the German army to invade Belgium (neutrally), then France and take Paris, if it conquered Paris, then it would. If you accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to remove it from the box. a disease that spreads over a large area, a country, a continent or the whole world 12 PROPAGANDA Definition: the spread of ideas to promote a cause or to harm the cause of the enemy Example in the lesson: Part of total war is propaganda. You want the people of your country to be in favor of war. So you`re spreading ideas about how your country needs your help. They spread ideas about how terrible the enemy is and how urgent it is to stop him. Propaganda is used to get the public to support the war. To see how well you know the information, try the quiz or test activity. provinces on the border between Germany and France, lost from France to Germany in 1871; Reconquered by France after World War 4 NEUTRALITY Definition: a policy of supporting neither side of the war Class example: Italy declared a policy of neutrality at the beginning of the war and withdrew from the tripartite alliance.

Belgium, like other countries, declared neutrality at the beginning of the war. They didn`t want to get involved in the chaos that a world war would bring. a British ship of the line torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine in May 1915 BELLWORK 1. 2. How has nationalism influenced imperialism? 3. How would imperialism lead to conflicts between the European powers? 4.What is it. 10 TOTAL WAR Definition: the channeling of all the resources of a nation in a war effort Example in the lesson: Countries that fought in the First World War knew that to succeed in the war, they had to have the help of people at home. They needed more men to fight (so they issued conscription). They needed the support of the people (so they spread propaganda against the enemy, including atrocities).

Introduction to. Causes of the First World War  Neutrality was the original policy when the nations of Europe clashed. Chapter 24: World War I Section 1: War Breaks Out in Europe Section 2: America Joins Combat 1-3 D. 6 WAR ON TWO FRONTS Definition: An army must fight enemies on both sides at the same time Example in the classroom: Germany was stuck in the middle of two great enemies, France (West) and Russia (East). Although the German Schlieffen Plan was designed to avoid a two-Scripture war, it ultimately failed. German troops were forced to divide, weakening their army. a vital strait connecting the Black Sea and the Mediterranean, a dead end where neither side is able to defeat the other 9 NO MAN`S LAND Definition: the empty land track that separates the sides of the enemy trenches, where everything was destroyed by war Example in the lesson: this large area of destroyed land was called “no man`s land”, because no human could successfully cross it to survive. Most of the soldiers who tried to cross no man`s land were killed by machine guns or trapped by barbed wire. 3 MOBILIZE Definition: preparing an army/troops for battleExample in class: Russia mobilized its troops when Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia. They began to prepare their troops to help the helpless little Serbia to defend itself. Chapter 27 Vocabulary.

OPPOSITION TO PACIFISM TO ALL WARS 1. Details on 1. The Second World War, the Schlieffen Plan, its failure and the involvement of Canada Maharaj – Canadian history. a system in which a group of nations acts as a unit to keep the peace of all Use these memory cards to memorize information. Look at the big map and try to remember what`s on the other side. Then click on the card to return it. If you knew the answer, click the green Knowledge box. Otherwise, click the red Don`t know box. 5 ULTIMATUM Definition: a last sentence or a list of demandsExample in class: Austria-Hungary gave an ultimatum to Serbia after Gavrilo Princip assassinated its future leader. Serbia ignored the ultimatum and left Austria-Hungary with no choice but to declare war. 2 PACFICISM Definition: Opposition to any warExample in the classroom: Europe experienced its meaning for almost a century before great wars broke out and people loved this time of peace.

They were pacifists, against war. 11 DEFINITION OF CONSCRIPTION: Conscription of young men for military preparation Classroom example: Conscription is forced military service, usually enlisted. Millions of men died on the battlefields, and you cannot wage war without men. THEY NEEDED MANPOWER! Therefore, some governments would force men to join the army and fight. (This is part of total war). “Conscription, which required all young men to be ready for military service or other 13 ATROCITIES Definition: terrible acts against innocent peopleExample in class: No one loves a tyrant. We know that Germany is considered the tyrant of both world wars. Germany tended to include innocent people in its conflict. Think of innocent and neutral Belgium. Germany ignored Belgium`s neutrality during the Schlieffen Plan. They killed innocent civilians and destroyed many homes, buildings and businesses in Belgium.