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70 resources with the concept causes of world war i

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Trench Warfare in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Trench warfare was extremely common in World War I, but just how deep were these trenches, and what was life like for the soldiers in them? The resource answers these questions and more. Pupils learn about everything from the way...
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Companions In The Trenches - Animals of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
People had to suffer in the trenches, but do scholars know they had four-legged companions to help them during World War I? Many horses and dogs were extremely helpful to soldiers during the time period. Discover how horses and dogs not...
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French Rifles of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What insights do rifles offer about French military strategy during World War I? Watch an interesting video to find out! The resource uses primary source images and videos, as well as descriptions from an expert in relating to the French...
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The Schlieffen Plan - And Why It Failed

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Did you know that the Schlieffen Plan was actually quite rigid, which led to its demise? Young historians discover all the details about how the plan failed, as well as its historical context to the broader subject of World War I using...
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Beyond Wires and Pigeons - Communications in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Telegraphs and pigeons may all seem passe, but at one point in time they were at the cutting edge of technology. Explore the evolution of technology and how it affected communication during World War I. 
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German Rifles of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How and why did Germans use rifles in World War I? A video resource discusses rifles in detail by using images as well as analysis by an expert in historical gun usage. Primary source images help connect the content to the military...
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German Pistols of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Need to describe the importance of new technology and weaponry to the Germans during World War I? The resource does just that! Scholars view different prominent pistols and cutting-edge technologies Germans used during World War I,...
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One Of the Capable Generals of WW1 - Arthur Currie

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
History books share a lot about many famous military generals from World War I, but have your scholars heard about the famous Canadian general Arthur Currie? Change that using an informative lesson that is part of the Technology and...
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Erwin Rommel - Infantry Attacks During World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Who was Erwin Rommel and what did he have to do with World War I? Learn all about the famous military leader using the informative resource. Historical graphics and interesting narration make the biographical video both entertaining and...
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Austro-Hungarian Rifles of WW1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
To understand military history, it sometimes takes understanding military weapons. The video discusses how people in the Austro-Hungarian Empire used rifles during World War I. It speaks to the make and model of the rifle, as well as how...
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The Ally From The Far East - Japan in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
While Japan was a major player in the Second World War, it also played a role in the first Great War. Scholars analyze the Anglo-Japanese alliance during World War I in the 30th installment of a 32-part series. Using a short video clip,...
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The Kingdom of Hungary in WW1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How did leaders solve conflicts within their own nations as they actively participated in the first Great War? Scholars analyze the existing strife in the Kingdom of Hungary before, during, and after World War I. They watch a short video...
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Capturing the Horrors - The Art of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Young historians investigate World War I by watching a short video clip of art created by soldiers. As viewers analyze the pieces a clearer picture of the horrors of war comes to light. 
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Storm of Steel - Author And Officer Ernst Jünger

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
"I was scared, pale, and senseless..." - Ernst Junger. Scholars analyze how the writings of one German soldier serve as a description for those who never saw the battlefields of the First World War. A short video clip of the firsthand...
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France Before WW1 - La Belle Époque?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Were there already warning signs in France prior to World War I that showed what was to come? Scholars investigate life in France prior to the Great War. They discuss and analyze anti-Semitism and economic issues erupting in France in...
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Fight For Air Supremacy - Bloody April 1917

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
One of the worst months of WWI was Bloody April, 1917. Scholars investigate the fight for air supremacy in the 28th lesson of a 32-part unit on the Great War. They view a short video clip to open lines of discussion to better analyze the...
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Starving For Total War - Turnip Winter 1916

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How important is food to the outcome of war? Scholars investigate the impact of starvation on the home front of European nations during the First World War. They view a short video clip from the 32-part Great War series to analyze the...
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The British Naval Blockade of Germany

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Choking off an enemy's supply lines as a strategy in war? Class members examine how the British used naval blockades during World War I to cut off German supply lines. They then discuss the success of the strategy. 
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Mexico in WW1 - The Mexican Revolution

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How can a revolution a half a world away impact a world war in Europe? Scholars investigate the role of the Mexican Revolution in the Great War in the 17th lesson of a 32-part series. Using a short video clip, they analyze how Mexico's...
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Beyond The Genocide - Armenia in WW1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Learners analyze the long history of Armenia and the battles that ensued between the Ottoman Empire and Russia. Using a short video clip they investigate why the Armenian genocide took place as well as the turmoil it caused in the region...
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Shell Shock - The Psychological Scars of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Scholars analyze the mental impact war had on some fighters in the 11th lesson of a 32-part series on World War I. Viewing a short video clip, they investigate the nature of psychological disorders of soldiers who survived the Great War...
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World War 1 in Numbers

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How can the world benefit from a World War of destruction and devastation? Scholars analyze the use of technology and its advancements with a short video clip, which details weapons, roads, distribution lines and other World War I...
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World War I

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
How did World War I effect the United States' status as a world power? Pupils examine a website to learn many interesting facts about American involvement during World War I. They read passages and interact with artifacts in an online...
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Poetry from the Trenches of World War I

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Often, the real-life experiences of soldiers gets lost back home when the war seems so far away. Scholars investigate the personal side of World War I in the trenches of Europe to complete a collaborative social studies activity. When...