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1

What were the three fuses and the spark?

1) imperialism
2) the creation of alliances
3) militarization

Spark: murder of franz Ferdinand (28 June 1914)

2

When did WW1 started and ended

1914-1918

3

Problem with lice

Everyone had them, they were a constant source of irritation.

4

Problem with washing

Rarely men washed, the spent 4 days on the frontline,4 days in support and 8 in reserve. It was usual for a men to go over months with out washing. This led to a bunch of disease...

5

Problem with rats

They infested the trenches. They stole food from the soldiers, and ate corpses.

6

Problem with food

Food was mostly timed meat called bully bread. This was a poor quality of eating.

7

What did chlorine gas did

Destroyed lung tissues.

8

What did mustard gas did

Blistered skin and caused blindness

9

Which countries belonged to the triple alliance?

Austria-Hungary, Italy and Germany

10

Which countries belonged to the triple entente

U.K., France and Russia

11

Who were the big three ?

Woodrow Wilson (USA),Lloyd George (U.K.), Georges Clemenceau (France)

12

Treaty of Versailles

- Germany must accept all,the blame for the war
- Germany will par reparations
- Germany have to pay £6.600 million
- Germany must reduce their army to 10.000 men
- Germany would not have air army and reduced navy