supastarrrrrr Causes, Practices, and Effects of War: World War I Mind Map on WHAT ARE THE CAUSES, PRACTICES, AND EFFECTS OF WORLD WAR 1?, created by carolinegeckler on 10/08/2013.
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  1. Practices of WWI
    1. The Great War
      1. Huge armies, lots of casualties
        1. industry: larger populations, more transport and communication
          1. more technology meant greater weapons
            1. state controlled resources
            2. Massive Failure: Schlieffen Plan
              1. didnt account for Russian Railways
                1. Russia was able to mobilize quickly
                2. didnt anticipate resistance from Belgium and GB
                  1. French air force resistance
                    1. underestimated weapons
                    2. War in the West
                      1. race to the sea for high ground and to move behind enemy lines
                        1. Trench Warfare
                          1. stalemate
                            1. like siege warfare
                            2. British couldnt destroy Germany
                            3. new weapons had devastating effect
                              1. defense was easier than offense
                              2. Japan
                                1. Japan was deceitful and took over German colonies in Asia
                                2. In the East
                                  1. German Success in the East
                                    1. advanced into Russia
                                      1. British and france were failing
                                        1. Naval advantages (U-boats)
                                        2. Russia withdrew from war b/c of Revolutiion
                                        3. United States
                                          1. Caused by unrestricted Warfare
                                            1. Zimmerman telegram
                                            2. social change on home front
                                              1. women in the workforce
                                                1. Propaganda
                                                2. sinking of the Lusitania
                                              2. Types of War
                                                1. Total War: all of a nations resources are used by the state to achieve total victory
                                                  1. no difference between home front and war front
                                                    1. lots of propaganda more state control
                                                      1. brutal weapons often used
                                                      2. Civil War: fought between people of the same country
                                                        1. comes from oppression, political or religious conflict
                                                          1. often more personal than other kinds of war
                                                          2. Guerrilla War: small rebel groups do the fighting
                                                            1. hard to distinguish civillians
                                                              1. attacks often happen by surprise behind enemy lines
                                                              2. Limited War: only between two countries
                                                                1. ex: Iran-Iraq war
                                                                2. Conventional War: fought with soldiers on foot
                                                                  1. Strategies: grand plan
                                                                    1. defensive
                                                                      1. offensive
                                                                        1. siege
                                                                          1. open order warfare
                                                                        2. Effects of WWI
                                                                          1. Political Challenge
                                                                            1. Russian Revolution
                                                                              1. Bolshevik Party
                                                                              2. totalitarianism
                                                                                1. Communism
                                                                                  1. nazism
                                                                                    1. fascism
                                                                                    2. corporatism
                                                                                    3. Fate of the great powers
                                                                                      1. Germany
                                                                                        1. Kaiser Wilhelm abdicates throne
                                                                                          1. forced to pay massive reparations
                                                                                            1. lost land in the east and Alsace-Lorraine
                                                                                          2. Britain and France
                                                                                            1. survived, but saw homefront unrest
                                                                                            2. Austria Hungary divided
                                                                                              1. severe economic depresion
                                                                                                1. serious loss of territory
                                                                                                2. Minority Groups
                                                                                                  1. Yugoslavia formed
                                                                                                    1. Czechoslovakia formed
                                                                                                    2. Ottoman empire dissolved
                                                                                                    3. social change
                                                                                                      1. advancements in agriculture
                                                                                                        1. advancements in industry
                                                                                                          1. women join the workforce
                                                                                                            1. development of art
                                                                                                              1. reflection of social ideals
                                                                                                            2. Reconstruction
                                                                                                              1. League of nations
                                                                                                                1. formed in 1920 in Geneva
                                                                                                                  1. proposed by Woodrow Wilson
                                                                                                                  2. disarmament conferences
                                                                                                                    1. zionist movement
                                                                                                                  3. Causes of WWI
                                                                                                                    1. Long-Term
                                                                                                                      1. Imperial Rivalry
                                                                                                                        1. World powers fought over territory/colonies
                                                                                                                          1. France and GB were rivals in north Africa
                                                                                                                            1. Germany annexed Alsace-Lorraine
                                                                                                                            2. rivalry in trade and markets
                                                                                                                              1. GB didn't like the growing size of German Navy or railroad plan
                                                                                                                                1. all countries experiencing economic growth more industry and access to resources
                                                                                                                                  1. many countries passed tariffs to protect goods
                                                                                                                                  2. ensured worldwide conflict
                                                                                                                                  3. Militarism
                                                                                                                                    1. New technology
                                                                                                                                      1. every powerful country had a war plan
                                                                                                                                        1. mobilization was seen as a declaration of war
                                                                                                                                        2. Nationalism: people had pride in their country and military
                                                                                                                                        3. defensive Alliances
                                                                                                                                          1. Austria, Germany, Italy
                                                                                                                                            1. France, GB, and Russia
                                                                                                                                          2. short term
                                                                                                                                            1. unrest in the balkans
                                                                                                                                              1. internal conflict b/w religious groups in austria
                                                                                                                                                1. Bosnian Crisis
                                                                                                                                                  1. Assassination of Franz Ferdinand
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