World War I Map Activity & MAIN Causes takes students to Europe 1914 to discuss the M.A.I.N. causes of World War 1. Then students learn about the alliance system through a map activity. No other maps from the book are needed, just thee colored pencils or crayons. This can be used in class or as homework as it’s a completely stand alone assignment. This is also perfect for substitute teacher plans. A key is included.
40 maps that explain World War I: One hundred years ago, on June 28, 1914, the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary was assassinated by Serbian terrorists. The murder set off a chain reaction that plunged much of the world into war. The Great War killed 10 million people, redrew the map of Europe, and marked the rise of the United States as a global power. Here are 40 maps that explain the conflict — why it started, how the Allies won, and why the world has never been the same.
Europe 1914 and 2014 Pull cursor to the right from 1914 to see 1914 map and to the left from 2014 to see 2014 map- When Gavrilo Princip assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, on June 28 1914, few could have known it would reverberate for four years of brutal war, leading to the fall of three European empires and revolution in what would become the Soviet Union.