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Unit 5: Crisis and Change

Lesson B: Global Effects of a Total War

Activator: The World 1915-1918

Directions: Select each continent to preview some of the events demonstrating global involvement in World War I that you will learn about in this lesson.

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Written Activity - Notebook

In your notebook, respond to the following questions:

  • How do you think the events shown on the map might be related?
  • How might these events affect the political events in the period?

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Classroom Activity - Nationalism and World War I

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Directions: Prepare a response to the discussion question below. Follow your teacher's directions to participate in your class discussion.

  • Think about the number of colonies whose populations were enlisted as soldiers in World War I. What role did nationalism, especially in relationship to colonialism and imperialism, play in World War I?
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