The Long Term Causes of the War: Remember it, Test it!

The Long Term Causes of the War: Remember it, Test it!


The rise of Germany

GCSE History Revision - Rise of Germany* Franco Prussian War

* Expansionist policy



* The Bosnian Crisis, 1908

* The Balkan Wars, 1912-1913



* The Boer War, 1899-1902

* The First Morocco Crisis, 1905

* The Second Morocco Crisis, 1911


The Arms Race



GCSE History Revision - Allies* Triple Alliance, 1882

* Franco-Russian Alliance, 1892

* Entente Cordiale, 1904

* Anglo-Russian Entente, 1907

* Triple Entente, 1907

* The Schlieffen Plan


The Outbreak of War

* The assassination of Franz Ferdinand

* The chain of diplomatic events leading to the war


Effects of the Wall Street Crash and the Depression

* Loss of savings

* Collapse in savings

* Farmers

* Banking crisis

* Unemployment

* Poverty

* Hoover’s response


Roosevelt as President: the New Deal

* Emergency Banking Relief Act

* The Glass-Steagall Act

* Fireside Chats

* Home Owners’ Loan Corporation

* Public Works Administration

* Tennessee Valley Authority

* Works Progress Administration

* Federal Emergency Relief Administration.

* Social Security Act

* National Labour Relations Act

* Commodity Credit Corporation

* Agricultural Adjustment Acts

* The National Recovery Administration and the National Industrial Recovery Act

* Tax increases


Successes and failures of the New Deal

* Arguments of New Deal opponents

* Arguments of New Deal supporters

* Unconstitutional reforms

* Effect on banking system

* Unemployment rate

* Roosevelt’s re-election

* Roosevelt recession

* World War Two



Explain the objectives of the Schlieffen Plan.

Why did the Black Hand attempt to kill Franz Ferdinand?

Explain the role that alliances played in causing World War One.

Why did Britain and France enter into an arms race?

What role did colonial questions play in causing World War One?

Describe the conflicts in the Balkans that contributed to the outbreak of World War One.

Which of alliances and the arms race played a bigger role in causing World War One?

Why did France and Russia fear Germany in the years before World War One?