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Southeast Asia and World War I (11:04)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 01:25 What was Southeast Asia like in 1914?
  2. 02:00 Why were people living in Southeast Asia interested in what was happening in the Middle East?
  3. 03:21 Why was the Russo-Japanese War important?
  4. 04:30 Why was Singapore a strategic city?
  5. 07:20 Why was the German submarine crew able to convince the Indian soldiers to revolt against the British?