I imperialism landpower n nationalism creates pride

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I: Imperialism, land=powerN: Nationalism, creates pride and superiority over other countriesMAINAustria-Hungary annexed Bosnia, against claims for it by SerbiaRussia sympathizes with SerbiaIn 1914 the heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary visits Bosnia and gets assassinatedFranz Ferdinand was there to inspect the armed forcesGroup made called the Black Hand, who wanted to assassinate FerdinandAustria-Hungary is mad at Serbia, and declares war. Russia comes in to defend Serbia. Austria-Hungary calls on Germany. Britain and France declare war on Germany because of their alliance with RussiaGermany also forms an alliance with the Ottoman EmpireOutbreak of the war wasn’t planned, but many historians think that it was inevitableLeaders had little option to go to war, it had mass support and men were rushing to register
Eventually over 30 countries join the war, others help financially to one sideVery slow at first with little progress either sideUsed outdated techniques with new tech, very deadly mixDefined by machine guns and barbed wireMain strategy was to just jump your trench and try to run to the other, while being shot by machine guns and getting caught in barbed wireTrench warfare was brutal and moved very slowlyWet and smelly, rat infestedTerrified of shelling, waiting in holes for miraclesWWI was a Total War, where whole countries focused on making wartime suppliesWomen take men’s jobs in factoriesGovernments get more power in times of war, no time to vote or get opinionsLabor unions stopped strikes, women suffrage movements were put on holdCountries invest in propaganda and control mediaThe US stays out of the war until 1917 when they’re provoked by GermanyGermany sinks a British ship with Americans on boardThen blocks American ships from BritainWe then intercept a telegram from Germany, which tells Mexico to invade the USThis is the last straw, and then we joinThe Allies defeat the Central Powers after the US tips the scale, fight ends in 1918 on Armistice DayWilson proposed the 14 Points, which didn’t punish any country all that muchEven our own Senate vetoed us joining the League of Nations, which was proposed in the 14 PointsThe Treaty of Versailles officially ends the war punishes Germany harshly, creates a lot of hate and paved the way for WWIIForced to pay reparations, lose land and military18,000,000 are killed, only 10,000,000 are soldiers, first time where civilians are seen as fair gameSpanish flu was the biggest killerQuarter of German arm wounds were fatal from infectionWWI ends the idea that war is glorious and something good to take part inSo many men killed that an entire generation of men are lost, known as the Lost GenerationOttoman Empire falls, leads to the modern Middle EastAustria-Hungary divided, creates Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, PolandGreat Depression1920’s were a great time for America, known as the roaring 20’sTo help Europe pay for the war, US lends loads of money to EuropeThe War cost about 180 trillion, New York replaces London as the financial capital of the world,

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