The Four Main Causes of WW1

This presintation will explain the four causes of WW1


This presentation will include the most important things you will need to know for WW1.

Vocabulary words:


the belief or desire of a government or people that a country should maintain a strong military and be prepared to use it aggressively to defend their nation.

Examples: Tanks, New advanced technology, and machine guns.

Alliances: When you have an agreement with another country.

Examples: Triple Alliance: Germany, Great Britain, Austria Hungary and another triple alliance is France, Russia, and Italy.

Imperialism: when one country dominates another.


These are examples of countries that showed imperialism:

  • Egypt,
  • Hong Kong,
  • Kuwait,
  • New Zealand,
  • Malaysia
  • Nationalism: The strong belief that ones country is better and more important then another country.

    Examples: Hitler's unity for Germans.

    This is What MAIN stands for:





    Explanation for the major causes of MAIN during WW1:

    The major reason on why MAIN was such a big part of WW1 was because, their was a lot of militarism such as new technology, machine guns, poisonous gas, airplanes, and tanks. Their was so much nationalism people and other countries started getting into war over the silliest things some times.A bunch of countries got into war cause they either wanted all the glory and the money to them selves, wanted back the countries people won/took from them, or they sometimes wanted both. Overall WW1 was based of the 3 G's. Which are the following: #1. God: (Christianity because the citizens thought that their religion was way better then all of the other religions.) #2. Glory.

    Goods: (spices, cinnamon, peppers, sugar, salt, silk, gold. (etec.... )

    That's all for my explanation.

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