Bundle of 3 - World War I - Primary Causes of World War I

Bundle of 3 - World War I - Primary Causes of World War I
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This is a bundle of 3 highly animated, power point presentations on World War I - Primary Causes of World War I. All three presentations together number 44 slides. Each of the presentation slides are editable so you can change them to fit your individual needs.

World War I occurred between July 1914 and November 11, 1918. The reason why war erupted is actually much more complicated than a simple list of causes. While there was a chain of events that directly led to the fighting, the actual root causes are much deeper and part of continued debate and discussion.

Over time, countries throughout Europe made mutual defense agreements that would pull them into battle. Thus, if one country was attacked, allied countries were bound to defend them.

Power point #1 is entitled, World War I - Primary Causes of World War I and contains 12 slides and covers the following:

Mutual Defense Alliances
Alliances at Work
War Declared
End of Presentation

The "July Crisis" actually spans the period from the assassination of the Austro-Hungarian heir to the throne, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, on 28 June 1914, to the general declaration of war in early August.

Elements within the Austro-Hungarian government had been itching to strike at Serbia during the immediate pre-war years, but had lacked a credible excuse to do so. Nationalist pan-Slav agitation within Serbia, and which Austria-Hungary suspected was encouraged by the Serbian government, served only to destabilize Austro-Hungarian influence in the Balkans.

Initial reaction to the news of war among the European populace was overwhelmingly enthusiastic, far more so than expected (particularly in Austria-Hungary, where the various nationalities came together in an unexpected show of patriotic unanimity). The war was, by general, agreement, likely to be over by Christmas.

Power point #2 is entitled, World War I - July Crises of 1914 and contains 21 slides and covers the following:

An Excuse for War
Pressing for War
Existing Treaties
Calculations for War
Germany’s “Blank Check”
An Ultimatum to Serbia
Month of Holidays
Further Complications
British Dis-interest?
British Commitments
Public Dis-interest?
Mobilization of Armies
Germany Declares War on Russia
Ultimatum to Belgium
Britain Enters the War
Enthusiasm for War
End of Presentation

Franz Ferdinand was an Archduke of Austria-Este, Austro-Hungarian and Royal Prince of Hungary and of Bohemia, and from 1896 until his death, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne.

His assassination in Sarajevo precipitated Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia. This caused the Central Powers (including Germany and Austria-Hungary) and Serbia's allies to declare war on each other, starting World War I.

Power point #3 is entitled, World War I - Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and contains 12 slides and covers the following:

Early Years
Military Career
Heir to the Throne
Marriage & Family
Near Miss
World War I
Countries Choose Sides
End of Presentation

This is one of many bundled power point presentations I offer in my store under the heading....World War I.
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