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World War 1

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What date did World 1 one start? July 28th 1914
What date did world war one end? November 11th 1918
How many Australian soldiers died during WW1? 416,809
WW1 is also known as the _______ war The Great War
What do we call the day we celebrate each year to mark the end of WW1? Remembrance Day
What date is Remembrance day celebrated on each year? The 11/11
Who was assassinated in 1914 that lead to the beginning of WW1? Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria
Where is Victoria’s main memorial site and what is it called? The Shrine in Melbourne
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? With great enthusiasm
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? Because there were so many countries and some disagreed with each other and did not form an alliance
What is nationalism? patriotic feeling, principles, or efforts.
What is imperialism? a policy of extending a country's power and influence through colonization, use of military force, or other means.
What is an alliance? a union or association formed for mutual benefit, especially between countries or organizations
Why are alliances good? Because then you have a friend to fight by your side
Created by: frenchdamoj234