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Teaching Review: HOW World War I Started [video]

Review: HOW World War I Started [video]

In which John Green teaches you about World War I and how it got started. Crash Course doesn't usually talk much about dates, but the way that things unfolded in July and August of 1914 are kind of important to understanding the Great War. You'll learn about Franz Ferdinand, Gavrilo Pincep, the Black Hand, and why the Serbian nationalists wanted to kill the poor Archduke. You'll also learn who mobilized first and who exactly started the war. Sort of. Actually there's no good answer to who started the war, but we give it a shot anyway.

John Green
CrashCourse

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How did the assassination of one person eventually lead to World War I?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas, RH.4 - Key Terms & Tone

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2
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