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Task 1PrintRanking the Causes of World War IIn this unit, you learned about the main causes of World War I. In this task, you will refresh your memory about those causes by defining them. You will then be asked to decide which of the four main causes had the biggest impact on starting the war.Part AQuestionDrag each tile to the correct box.Match each cause of World War I to its definition.TilesnationalismimperialismalliancesmilitarismPairsmeant to discourage conflict; an agreement betweenEuropean countries to help one another if attacked byanother countrybuildup of armies and navies; increasedweapons production; glorification of wara rivalry between European nations createdby the desire for control of overseas colonies increased feelings of loyalty to a group or country;increased resentment at being controlled by large,foreign empiresPart B
Next, think more about the four main causes of World War I. Which cause do you think had the biggest impact on starting the war? Which one had the least impact? In the space provided, rank the causes from one to four in a list. Number one should be the cause that had the biggest impact. Number four should be the cause you think was had the least impact. Feel free to look back through the lessons in this unit or research the topic on the Internet to help you with your ranking.Font SizesCharacters used: 0 / 15000Part CIn the space provided, justify your ranking from part B of this task. Briefly make an argument for why you think one cause had a bigger impact than the other causes. You answer should be about 100 to 150 words long and include evidence to support your argument. The evidence can come from the lessons in this unit or from outside sources. Be sure to list the sources that you used to support your answer.