Explore historical perspectives and cause and effect relationships in this exercise linked to multiple World History, American History, and Writing content standards. Great extension activity at the end for formative or summative assessment!
The start of World War I
Assassination of the Austrian Archduke and his wife
The Powderkeg of Europe
The causes of WWI
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Analyze in detail a series of events described in a text; determine whether earlier events caused later ones or simply preceded them.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, attending to such features as the date and origin of the information.