Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Why did WWI go on for so long?

No description
by

Charlotte Sahuc

on 30 November 2014

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Why did WWI go on for so long?

WHY DID IT LAST FOR SO LONG?
WHY DID WW1 GO ON FOR SO LONG?
The First World War
1914 - 1918
Ten million deaths, 20 million wounded
Introduction
"The war to end all wars"

"It'll be over by Christmas" - Douglas Haig

What was said about the War at first
Introduction
The Failure of the Schliefen plan
New type of Warfare and military tactics
Trenches
Tanks
Flame throwers
Chemical Weapons
Many powerful countries involved in World War one
Linked together by treaties and alliances.

Triple entente : Russia, France, UK, Italy, Romania, Serbia...
Central powers : Germany, Austria Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria...
Propaganda
Reinforce the nations spirit and convince citizens that victory was just around the corner
1903
"France will be defeated in three weeks" - Alfred Von Schlieffen
CONCLUSION
- Woodrow Wilson, 1914
Full transcript