MAIN Causes of WWI
1.Militarism the aggressive buildup of a nations armed forces.
2.Alliances nations formed
partnerships to help protect and
3.Imperialism stronger nations
began to take over weaker nations.
4.Nationalism everybody tho
Revolutions in Europe 1815-1848
Who were the conservatives, liberals,
and radicals and what type of
government did they want in the
Conservatives-usually wealthy property owners and
nobility they argued for protecting the traditio
Russian failures in the
First World War
of Tsar Nicholas II
Factors that led to the
The Unification of Italy and
In this lesson, students will be able to
identify the actions of the following
individuals as well as define the term Blood
Otto Von Bismarck
and Social Darwinism
The Social and Economic Context of
Social Darwinism Defined
Social Darwinism is the (mis)application of
and (over) extension of Darwins theory to
explain human society.
Social Darwinism uses Darwinia
1. Why did the Czarist regime fail?
2. How did the Bolsheviks eventually come to power?
Who ruled Russia?
The Romanov dynasty ruled for 300 yrs. (1613 1917)
If Czar was overthrown, industrial workers could govern
The Rise and Fall of
How did Napoleon gain
power in France and
eventually lose his empire?
Napoleon Takes Power
After Robespierres execution, Committee of Public Safety abolished
War continues, Royalists try to take over the French Assembly
The Age of Imperialism
The Scramble for Africa
Main Idea / Reading Focus
The New Imperialism
European Claims in Africa
Map: Imperialism in Africa
Quick Facts: The New Imperialism in Africa
The Age of Imperialism
-Enlightenment-1650-1800=most apparent cause of the Enlightenment was the 30yrs war(lasted1618 to 1648)compelled German writers to pen harsh criticisms regarding the
ideas of nationalism and warfare.
-European thinkers interest in d world developed into s
Origin of Species
Library of Congress, Prints and
[reproduction number, e.g., LCUSZ61-104].
Born in England, 1809
Studied Medicine at
Transferred to Cambridge
Cecil John Rhodes was born on July 5, 1853, at Bishop's Stortford, England, one of nine
sons of the parish vicar (priest). While his brothers were sent off to attend better schools, Cecil's
poor health forced him to stay at home and attend the local gramm
Original function: to defend society in times of war
They did not have to work
They were land owners
They were high and low nobility
The peasants paid taxes for the nobles land
The high clergy were nobles-archbishops, they were the ric
On October 22, 2016 I attended a concert by the NDR Symphony Orchestra of
Hamburg at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. The performance consisted of only
two pieces, yet both were met with enthusiastic applau
Marx, Marxism, and socialism
-German political thinker in 19th century.
-Influenced by the German philosopher Hegel.
-Published Communist Manifesto in 1848 with Frederick Engels, which introduced their concept
of socialism as a natura
World War 1
Causes or world war one
Militarism the aggressive build-up of a nations armed forces.
Alliances nations formed partnerships to help protect and defend themselves.
Imperialism stronger nations began to take over weaker nations.
Reading and Writing Terror: The New York Conspiracy Trials of 1741
Author(s): Andy Doolen
Source: American Literary History, Vol. 16, No. 3 (Autumn, 2004), pp. 377-406
Published by: Oxford University Press
Stable URL: http:/www.jstor.org/stable/3568057
"I Never Have Such a Sickly Ship Before": Diet, Disease, and Mortality in 18th-Century
Atlantic Slaving Voyages
Author(s): Sowande' Mustakeem
Source: The Journal of African American History, Vol. 93, No. 4, Ending the Transatlantic
Slave Trade: Bicentenni
Letters of a Westchester Farmer
By the Reverend Samuel Seabury
White Plains: Westchester County Historical Society, 1930.
PERMIT me to address you upon a subject, which, next to your eternal welfare in a future world,
"I Saw the Book Talk": Slave Readings of the First Great Awakening
Author(s): Frank Lambert
Source: The Journal of African American History, Vol. 87, The Past before Us (Winter,
2002), pp. 12-25
Published by: Association for the Study of African American