Dialectical Notes Ch. 28, Ch. 29, & Ch. 31

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Chapter: 28 EQ: What were major causes of World War I? 1) The Ottoman Empire began to weaken As the empire weakened, it also began to lose its outlying provinces, which became independent. European powers also began to interrupt the Ottoman affairs. After their defeat in the Balkan wars, the Turks turned to Germany. 2) Nationalism Nationalism often caused citizens to kill their enemies. It inspired them to march willfully into battle. Most viewed war as a crusade for liberty or revenge and as a way to heal the class divisions. 3) Alliances Germany’s best-trained army challenged Britain’s naval supremacy and it later allied with Italy and Austria-Hungary (Triple Alliance). France allied with Russia and Britain. This split Europe into two roughly equal blocks. 4) Military strategy Western and Central Europe (Triple Alliance) had well-developed railway networks, but little motor vehicles. Therefore, mobilizing would be very hard. Russia and Britain had no mobilization plans, which put them at a major disadvantage Chapter: 28 EQ: How was World War I different from previous wars?
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1) Their military strategies changed The strategies of WWI were very different from the strategies like those of Napoleon and Alexander, which consisted of a fast-moving army with a bold general. However, this caused the exhaustion of troops. 2) Connected trenches Throughout the war, trenches were used, which was not new, but it was the first time that they were connected. This caused several difficulties though because their left no gaps for the armies to advance. 3) So many young soldiers died Because of the potency of the machine gun and the use of trenches, there were many casualties and deaths. This was usually also because an army would expect their enemy to run out of young men before them so they kept supplying young men. 4) Women played a more important role Women were recruited in steel mills, mines, and munitions plants to take the place of the men who were at war. Some also worked for government bureaucracies, auxiliary military services, or in women’s auxiliary units. These gave women a greater sense of participation. Chapter: 28 EQ: How did world War I reshape Russia?
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1) February Revolution This followed the czar’s abdication where a provisional government was formed. Most of them were Socialists Revolutionaries, including the Mensheviks and the Bolsheviks, socialist enemies. 2) Allied intervention and civil war As the Bolshevik revolution continued, the French, British, Americans, and Japanese infiltrated and occupied land on all parts of the country. The civil war that had broken out led to a severe famine. 3) Conquering by Leon Trotsky Although other parts of the empire had claimed independence like Finland and Poland, Leon Trotsky re-conquered other parts, such as Ukraine, the Caucuses, Georgia, and others. He succeeded in retaining control over areas that had once been part of the czar’s empire. 4) New Economic Policy
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