Chapter 33: The Great War: The World in Upheaval

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    • KC-6.2.I/6.2.I.A/6.2.II.Di
      • The west dominated the global political order at the beginning of the 20th century, but both land-based & maritime empires gave way to new states by the century‚Äôs end.
      • The older, land-based Ottoman, Russian, & Qing empires collapsed due to a combination of internal & external factors. These changes in Russia eventually led to communist revolution
      • States around the world challenged the existing political & social order, including the Mexican Revolution that arose as a result of political crisis
    • KC-6.2.IV.B.i
      • The causes of WWI included imperialist expansion & competition for resources
    • KC-6.1.II.C.i
      • New Military technology led to increased levels of wartime casualties
    • KC-6.2.IV.A.i
      • WWI was the first total war.
      • Governments used a variety of strategies, including political propaganda, art, media, & intensified forms of Nationalism, to mobilize populations (both in the home countries & the colonies) for the purpose of waging war.
    • KC-6.2.I.A
      • The older, land-based Ottoman, Russian, & Qing empires collapsed due to a combination of internal & external factors. These changes in Russia eventually led to communist revolution

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