Causes of World War One: Gap Fill Exercise



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Causes of World War One: Gap Fill Exercise

Worksheet to accompany the game at www.activehistory.co.uk


Instructions: Fill in the blank space in each row as you progress through the simulation.


Date

Event




France loses Alsace-Lorraine to Germany. Germany quickly allies with Austria and Italy




Wilhelm II becomes Kaiser of Germany

1894




1897







Kaiser Wilhelm demands the right to an Empire for Germany ("A Place in the Sun")




France and Britain come together in the Entente Cordiale ("Friendly Understanding")




The Russo-Japanese War: Russia is defeated by Japan and descends into chaos

1905

Germany draws up the "Schlieffen Plan" to cope with a war on two fronts

1905




1906

Germany's concerns are rejected by France and Britain at the Algeciras Conference




Britain launches the Dreadnought, starting a bitter naval race with Germany

1907




1908

In the "Daily Telegraph" Kaiser Wilhelm calls the English "Mad as March Hares"

1908




1911




1912




1914: 28th June

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria assassinated by Serbian terrorists

1914: 6th July




1914: 23rd July

Austria delivers an ultimatum to Serbia

1914: 29th July




1914: 30th July

Russia starts to mobilise her army

1914: 1st August




1914: 3rd August

Germany declares war on France

1914: 4th August





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