Imperialism and WW1

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1. Imperialism

1.1. Tense international relationships

1.1.1. Rivalries

1.1.1.1. France

1.1.1.2. Germany

1.2. Industrialised countries

1.2.1. Big productions

1.2.2. Colonisation

1.2.2.1. Raw materials

1.3. Consumer society

1.3.1. Social inequalities

1.3.1.1. Economic crisis

2. Politics: tension in Europe

2.1. 1870-1914

2.1.1. Political tension

2.1.2. No armed conflicts

2.1.2.1. Although

2.1.2.1.1. Increase in production

2.2. Germany's foreign policy

2.2.1. Bismarck

2.2.1.1. Alliances

2.2.1.1.1. With

2.2.1.1.2. To prevent

2.2.2. Wilhelm II

2.2.2.1. Dismissed Bismarck

2.2.2.2. Starts a expansionist period

2.2.2.2.1. Tension with European countries

3. Imperialism

3.1. Late 19th century Early 20th century

3.1.1. Developed countries

3.1.1.1. Took control of

3.1.1.1.1. Regions all over the world

3.1.1.2. Colonial empires

3.1.1.2.1. They were

3.1.1.2.2. Areas of

3.1.1.2.3. Largest ones

4. Imperialism Expansion

4.1. Causes

4.1.1. Finance Capitalism

4.1.2. Rapid industrial development

4.1.3. Colonies provided industrilised countries with

4.1.3.1. Cheap raw materials

4.1.3.2. New markets

4.1.3.2.1. Sell manufactured goods

4.1.4. Symbol of international prestige

4.1.4.1. Most powerful countries

4.1.4.1.1. Competed to control

4.1.5. Attractive destination for European emigrants

4.1.5.1. Growing population

4.1.5.2. Machines replaced workers

4.1.5.2.1. Emigrated to look for

4.2. Consequences

4.2.1. Colonies controlled by a minority

4.2.1.1. Imposed European culture

4.2.2. Native people

4.2.2.1. Second class status

4.2.2.2. Racial segregation

4.2.3. Rivalry between imperial powers

4.2.3.1. WWI

4.2.4. Imbalanced world economy

4.2.4.1. Wealthy nations controlled and exploited

4.2.4.1.1. Less developed countries

5. The First World War

5.1. Great war

5.1.1. Between 1914-1918

5.2. War between

5.2.1. Various European Countries

5.2.1.1. And their colonies

5.2.1.2. African and Asian colonies too

5.2.2. The US

5.2.3. China

5.2.4. Japan

5.2.5. Latin American Republics

5.2.5.1. This is why it was considered a World War

5.3. Causes of the War

5.3.1. During the Armed Peace

5.3.1.1. Conflicts between countries

5.3.1.1.1. For the control of areas

5.3.1.1.2. Austro-Hungarian Empire- Russia

5.3.1.1.3. France-German Empire

5.3.1.1.4. G.B-German Empire

5.3.2. Pre-War atmosphere

5.3.2.1. European powers

5.3.2.1.1. Increase spending on arms

5.3.2.2. Goverments

5.3.2.2.1. Through the press

5.3.2.3. Pacifist movements

5.3.2.3.1. 2nd international

5.3.2.3.2. Catholic church

5.3.2.3.3. Failed

6. First World War

6.1. 28th June 1914

6.1.1. Archduke Franz Ferdinand

6.1.1.1. Assassinated in Sarajevo

6.1.1.1.1. Shot by a young Bosnian Serb nationalist

6.1.1.1.2. Austrian Government blamed Serbia

6.1.2. Austro Hungarian Empire

6.1.2.1. Declared war to Serbia

6.2. Alliances during the WW1

6.2.1. Countries supported sides

6.2.1.1. Based on their own interests

6.2.1.1.1. Pre-existing alliances

6.2.2. Central powers

6.2.2.1. Austro-Hungarian Empire

6.2.2.2. German Empire

6.2.2.3. Ottoman Empire

6.2.3. The allies

6.2.3.1. Serbia

6.2.3.2. Triple Entente

6.2.3.2.1. France

6.2.3.2.2. Great Britain

6.2.3.2.3. Russian Empire

6.2.3.3. Belgium

6.2.3.4. Japan

6.2.3.5. Italy

6.2.3.6. Romania

6.2.3.7. US

6.2.3.8. Greece

6.2.3.9. Portugal

6.2.3.10. China

6.2.3.11. Latin American republics

6.2.4. In 1915

6.2.4.1. Italy abandoned neutrality

6.2.4.1.1. Joined allies

7. Phases of the war

7.1. Initial German offensives

7.1.1. Germany put the Schlieffen plan into effect

7.1.1.1. Invading

7.1.1.1.1. Belgium

7.1.1.1.2. North of France

7.1.1.2. When France was defeated

7.1.1.2.1. German advanced to Russia

7.1.1.3. It didn't succed because

7.1.1.3.1. France and G.B stopped German troops

7.1.1.3.2. Japan occupied German colonies in Asia

7.2. Trench Warfare

7.2.1. Both sides focused on defending positions

7.2.1.1. They build trenches

7.2.1.2. Used new weapons

7.2.1.2.1. Machine guns

7.2.1.2.2. Heavy artillery

7.2.1.2.3. Tanks

7.2.1.3. Continued attacking the same place

7.3. Incorporation and withdrawal of allies

7.3.1. 1917

7.3.1.1. US joined the war

7.3.1.1.1. Allies

7.3.1.2. Political and social revolution in Russia

7.3.1.2.1. Russia withdraw from the war

7.4. End of the War

7.4.1. 1918

7.4.2. Help of american troops and weapons

7.4.2.1. Allies won

7.4.3. Central powers seek peace because of

7.4.3.1. Exhaustion

7.4.3.2. Ever-increasing lack of resources

7.4.4. Wilhelm II abdicated

7.4.5. 11 November 1918

7.4.5.1. Armistice was signed

8. War economy

8.1. Industrial sector

8.1.1. Production of military equipment

8.1.1.1. Weapons

8.1.1.2. Cannons

8.1.1.3. Planes

8.1.1.4. Uniforms

8.1.2. Agricultural and consumer goods decreased

8.1.2.1. There weren't enough laborers

8.1.2.1.1. Shortages of products

8.1.2.1.2. Prices increased

8.1.3. Governments intervened

8.1.3.1. To control the distribution of basic goods

8.1.3.1.1. Food

8.1.3.1.2. Rationing was introduced

9. Society during war

9.1. Young men

9.1.1. conscripted or recruited

9.1.1.1. Into armed forces

9.2. Women had to leave their homes

9.2.1. Fill position men left

9.2.1.1. First time

9.2.1.1.1. Women allowed to do jobs in economic sectors

10. Peace settlement

10.1. Paris Peace conference

10.1.1. Decide peace conditios

10.1.1.1. Imposed on defeated countries

10.2. US president Wilson

10.2.1. 14 points

10.2.1.1. Based on creating a league of Nations

10.2.1.1.1. Democratic states

10.2.1.1.2. Freedom of trade

10.2.1.1.3. Respect for a nation's right for self determination

10.3. Five separate treaties

10.3.1. Signed for each of the defeated country

10.4. Germany

10.4.1. Prohibition of

10.4.1.1. Heavy artillery

10.4.1.2. Planes

10.4.1.3. Submarines

10.4.2. Payment of huge economic reparations

10.4.3. Reduction of its territories

10.4.3.1. Alsace and Lorraine to France

10.4.4. Demilitarization of the region of Rhineland

10.4.5. Division of its eastern territories

10.4.5.1. Poland had access to the sea

11. Consequences of the war

11.1. Social consequences

11.1.1. Decrease in population

11.1.2. Destruction of cities

11.1.3. Incorporation of women in workplce

11.1.3.1. Women began to fight for rights

11.1.3.2. Many women had to return to their homes

11.1.4. Loss of Europe's economic power

11.1.4.1. Material losses

11.1.4.2. US became the world's leading economic power

11.2. Territorial consequences

11.2.1. Austro Hungarian Empire

11.2.1.1. Austria, Hungary, Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia

11.2.2. Russian Empire

11.2.2.1. Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland and Poland.

11.2.3. German Empire

11.2.3.1. the German Republic, part of Czechoslovakia and part of Poland.

11.2.4. Ottoman Empire

11.2.4.1. Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, Iraq, part of Arabia and Palestine.

11.2.5. Italy

11.2.5.1. lost some territory to Yugoslavia

11.2.5.2. received Trieste from the former Austro-Hungarian Empire.