World War 1, 1914-1919

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    The Great War

    Time Line ... 1908 Austria-Hungary annexes Bosnia-Herzegovina

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    Buildup to the Great War in Europe

    Buildup to the Great War World War I was largely a struggle among the Great Powers of Europe— Germany, France, Britain, Russia, and Austria. No one nation had dominated Europe since the defeat of Napoleon; an entire century had gone by in relative peace ...

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    The Schlieffen Plan, the Western, and Eastern Front

    The Schlieffen Plan and the Western Front The German military had long since assumed that it would one day have to fight a war against France and Russia, and it had worked out a war plan, known as the Schlieffen Plan after the officer who designed it. The ...

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    The Terms of Peace of the Great War

    The Terms of the Peace The peace conference that would settle the issues of the war convened at Versailles. A powerful symbol of French authority and supremacy, it had been deliberately chosen to intimidate the German delegation. The Germans were humiliated still ...

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    The Great War’s Impact on Europe

    The End of the Great War In the fall of 1917, French troops began to mutiny. They had been fighting in the trenches for what seemed to them like a lifetime, making no advance against the enemy, watching their comrades get blown to pieces, and knowing that all the ...

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    The Great War Practice Test

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