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Archdukes, Cynicism, and World War I: Crash Course World History #36 (11:44)

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. 01:47 How did World War I start?
  2. 02:45 What were some of the possible ways this war could have been avoided and who is to blame?
  3. 03:54 World War I features combatants from around the world. What were some of these countries?
  4. 05:34 How destructive was WW I and what were the causes of this destruction?
  5. 07:36 What were the conditions like for the soldiers in World War I?
  6. 08:42 What was the Treaty of Versailles and what were some of its impacts?
  7. 09:15 What were the two phases of the Russian Revolution and what happened in each phase?
  8. 10:14 What did John Greene say was lost as part of this war?