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World War 1

What date did world war one end? 11 Nov. 1918
How many Australian soldiers died during WW1? 60,000
WW1 is also known as the _______ war Great war
What do we call the day we celebrate each year to mark the end of WW1? Anzac Day
What date is Remembrance day celebrated on each year? 11th of November
Who was assassinated in 1914 that lead to the beginning of WW1? Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Where is Victoria’s main memorial site and what is it called? The Australian War Memorial. Canberra
What date was the assassination? 28 June 1914
Who assassinated the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne? Gavrilo Princip
How did people view war in early 1914? They were excited and thought it would be a great adventure
What is conscription? compulsory enlistment for state service, typically into the armed forces.
What is an arms race? a competition between nations for superiority in the development and accumulation of weapons.
Why was europe described as a “powder keg waiting for a spark to ignite an explosion’ in 1914?
What is nationalism? Nationalism is an extreme form of patriotism or loyalty to one's country
What is imperialism? Imperialism is a policy of extending another country's power and influence through colonization, use of military force
What is an alliance? The Allies of World War I, or Entente Powers, were the countries that opposed the Central Powers in the First World War.
What date did WW1 start? 28 Jul. 1914
Why are alliances good? because then they would have another country/counties to rely of for help
What problem might countries face when they are in an alliance with other countries that go to war? They have to get soldiers to go fight for them and help them resources which cost money and you can loose a lot of lives
Who was apart of the triple alliance? Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy
Why was the triple alliance formed? Because Germany and Austria-Hungary had strong ethnic ties
Who was apart of the triple Entente? French Empire, British Empire and the Russian Empire
Why was the triple entente formed? The Triple Entente was created in reaction to the forming of the Triple Alliance, and included Britain, France and Russia
In 1914 why was there so much tension in the Balkans? Which countries had the biggest problem with each other?
What does an ultimatum mean? a final demand or statement of terms, the rejection of which will result n retaliation or a breakdown in relation
What gave Austria an excuse to declare war on Serbia? Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife were killed by a Serbian nationalist in Sarajevo, Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia
On what date did Britain enter the war? Why did they enter the war? 4th of August 1914. Belgium’s port were close to the British coast and Germany control of Belgium would have seen as a serious threat to Britain
Why did Australia enter the war? Australia mother country is Britain
WW1 was fought between how many main groups of countries?
Who was apart of the Allies? Britain, France, Russia, Italy and the United States.
Who was apart of the central powers? Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria.
There were two ‘fronts’ in Europe. What were they called? Western front and eastern front
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