World War I
- Explain how internal and external factors contributed to change in various states after 1900.
- Explain the causes and consequences of World War I.
- The causes of World War I included imperialist expansion and competition for resources. In addition, territorial and regional conflicts combined with a flawed alliance system and intense nationalism to escalate the tensions into global conflict.
- Explain how governments used a variety of methods to conduct war.
The West dominated the global political order at the beginning of the 20th century, but both land-based and maritime empires gave way to new states by the century’s end.
The Mexican Revolution
States around the world challenged the existing political and social order, including the Mexican Revolution that arose as a result of political crisis.
Mexican Constitution of 1917
Jose Clemente Orozco
The Great War
In January 1919, communists tried to seize power in Germany during the failed Spartacist Uprising.
The War to End All Wars