Ch 2: Outbreak of World War I

About This Chapter

The Outbreak of World War I chapter of this History of World War 1 Study Guide course is the most efficient way to study the important events leading to the outbreak of the First World War. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus includes lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you understand the essential concepts surrounding the outbreak of WWI.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering WWI history material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about the history of the outbreak of World War I. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
  • Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
  • Students who have fallen behind in memorizing events and people associated with the outbreak of WWI
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning WWI history (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam

How It Works:

  • Watch each video in the course to review all key topics.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
  • Complete your review with the outbreak of WWI chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  • Study Efficiently: The lessons in this course cover only information you need to know.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Take the outbreak of World War I chapter exam to make sure you're prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any WWI history question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about the outbreak of the First World War for a standard WWI history course. Topics covered include:

  • The assassination of Archduke Franz-Ferdinand
  • Austria's war against Serbia and German support
  • Russia's support of the Serbs and alliance with Britain and France
  • Germany's declarations of war against Russia, France, and Belgium
  • The implementation of the Schlieffen Plan

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