Watch how hands on learning can make history come alive in this creative WWI simulation. This simulation is a must have. The simulation is designed to reflect aspects of the international system in 1914 and the major conflict centers around the alliance commitments states have made to smaller states and the presence of massive weapons proliferation. The simulation starts off with two smaller countries in a conflict (shot heard round the world) and other countries tied to these alliances. Students make decisions on their countries based on geography, alliance formation, military build up and economics. Use this simulation as an introduction or culminating simulation but this simulation will have many teachable moments for the kids. Teachers could easily use this in any government or world issues classes to teach foreign policy making. Have your kids talking about how much fun history class is.
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Student Paper Questions
Instructions on how to run the simulation