Causes of World War I

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Key takeaways
An understanding of MANIA (acronym for causes of WWI).
An overview of the concept of causation - long term, short term and trigger.
A description of how multiple factors interact to ultimately cause an event.
Steve RobertsHost: Mr. Roberts is a teacher from Australia with ten years of experience - the last six of which have been in London. He loves history, learning, and teaching. The reason he loves all of these is because he likes knowing about the world he lives in, why it is the way it is, how it got the way it is, and how it might change.

Do you know what the acronym MANIA stands for? After this class, you will! In this lesson, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the causes of World War One - long term, short term and trigger cause - with an explanation of these historical terms. Students will also learn how multiple factors interact to ultimately cause an event. This class is aimed at all students, whether you are learning about World War I in lessons or are curious to learn more!

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Suitable for:

This class is suitable for students in Years 7 - 11.

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
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