1. World War One

1.1 World War One (in One Take)

Which three nations were part of the Triple Alliance, formed in 1882?

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Lesson description

This video takes you on a high-octane tour of the Great War. It not only covers the war itself, but looks at what happened in the years beforehand that led to the declaration of war.

This lesson contains:

  • The chronology of World War One, from the 1914 assassination of Franz Ferdinand to the armistice in November 1918.
  • An introduction to the European leaders that had the biggest impact on the outbreak of World War One.
  • Influential and powerful figures, such as the Russian revolutionary, Vladimir Lenin, and the assassin, Gavrilo Princip.
  • An insight into the contributions made by Commonwealth soldiers and women on the Home Front and the Western Front.