Imperial Rivalries

In this lesson you will learn about the background to the war, for example what smaller conflicts and rivalries between European nations, had set them against one and other.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which nation had the largest army in Europe in 1914?

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Q2.In what year did Kaiser Wilhelm II come to power?

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Q3.Which of the following people were cousins of Wilhelm II?

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Q4.Finish this quotation from von Bulow, in which he demanded an empire from Germany. 'Germany demands her place in the ...'?

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Q5.Which of these words best describes Prussian culture in the early German state?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which nation had the largest army in Europe in 1914?

1/5

Q2.In what year did Kaiser Wilhelm II come to power?

2/5

Q3.Which of the following people were cousins of Wilhelm II?

3/5

Q4.Finish this quotation from von Bulow, in which he demanded an empire from Germany. 'Germany demands her place in the ...'?

4/5

Q5.Which of these words best describes Prussian culture in the early German state?

5/5

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Imperial Rivalries

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Q1.Which African nation did the Kaiser visit in 1905?

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Q2.In which year was the gunboat The Panther sent by the Kaiser to threaten French troops?

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Q3.Which of the following was a French colony in the North of Africa?

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Q4.What is meant by the word 'exploit'?

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Q5.The navies of which nations agreed to work together as a result of the 'entente cordiale'?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Imperial Rivalries

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which African nation did the Kaiser visit in 1905?

1/5

Q2.In which year was the gunboat The Panther sent by the Kaiser to threaten French troops?

2/5

Q3.Which of the following was a French colony in the North of Africa?

3/5

Q4.What is meant by the word 'exploit'?

4/5

Q5.The navies of which nations agreed to work together as a result of the 'entente cordiale'?

5/5

Lesson summary: Imperial Rivalries

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