What really caused the outbreak of WWI?

In this lesson, we will review the different causes of the First World War and come to a judgement as to their relative importance.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.A patriot loves...?

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Q2.Which nation was first to produce the Dreadnought?

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Q3.What was the Dreadnought, released in 1906?

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Q4.Which of these are Balkan nations?

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Q5.During which century were Germany and Italy unified?

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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!

Q1.A patriot loves...?

1/5

Q2.Which nation was first to produce the Dreadnought?

2/5

Q3.What was the Dreadnought, released in 1906?

3/5

Q4.Which of these are Balkan nations?

4/5

Q5.During which century were Germany and Italy unified?

5/5

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What really caused the outbreak of WWI?

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

Q1.On which date did Germany invade France?

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Q2.What is meant by the term 'trend' in a historical context?

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Q3.What did historian A.J.P Taylor identify as a cause of the war?

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Q4.Which of these factors is best identified as a short term trigger when considering the outbreak of war?

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Q5.What is meant by the term 'argument' to a historian?

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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:

What really caused the outbreak of WWI?

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

Q1.On which date did Germany invade France?

1/5

Q2.What is meant by the term 'trend' in a historical context?

2/5

Q3.What did historian A.J.P Taylor identify as a cause of the war?

3/5

Q4.Which of these factors is best identified as a short term trigger when considering the outbreak of war?

4/5

Q5.What is meant by the term 'argument' to a historian?

5/5

Lesson summary: What really caused the outbreak of WWI?

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