World War I Brunie Quant
Instructor Commentary: world war i and the russian revolution
Outbreak of World War I - In this section the instructor describes the start of the World War I, which is important to describes the causes of the war. The major cause of the war was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungry by a Serbian nationalist. While other countries were dragged in based on their allies.
Political Consequences of WWI - There were political consequences of WWI discussed in this chapter. Wilson comes up with a plan for peace called Fourteen Points. Fourteen Points composed of open diplomacy, freedom of the seas, free trade, reduction of arms, adjustment of colonial claims, self-determination, and league of nations. However, as discussed in the chapter the league of nations failed due to it not being ratified. The most important political consequence was the Treaty of Versailles which destructed Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, and Russia.
Darty, Amy. "World War One and the Russian Revolution." (n.d.): n. pag. Web. 27 Mar. 2017.
Life in italy during the great war
Italy involvement in World War I was very unique as discussed in the chapter. Italy was first in an alliance with the Central Powers, however when the war began they aligned themselves with the Allie Powers.
This website ventures into the timeline of WWI and Italy's involvement in it. And is very important source because it gives us a unique view of WWI through the eyes of Italy.
- Life in the Trenches - Life for soldiers living in the trenches was horrible. Italian soldiers were not prepare for war in the conditions of the trenches. Their equipment such as their boots and tents did not with stand the weather conditions of the trenches.
- Life in Italy during the Great War - Women played a key role for the first time in the workforce in industry such as steel and machinery. They also worked hard in raising money for the war, being nurses, and working at hospitals.
"In times of war ..." La Grande Guerra. Un Viaggio nella Storia. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Mar. 2017.
First World War
This weblink is a very important source to give a visual to all the information we learned during this chapter.
The photo below come from the weblink and describes "First of the First World War. It was the first war to be fought on air, land, and sea. It was also the first war in which England recruited women in to military service. Another important first was the use of poisonous gas sadly.