Tag Archives: imperialism

Abyssinia Crisis 1935-6

Causes of the First World War – Militarism and the ‘Arms Race’

The MAIN causes of the First World War (video)

This video is taken from BBC Bitesize revision, and it gives an excellent overview of the key long-term causes of the war.

The soldiers’ experience of World War 1 – History File video extract

An extract from the excellent BBC History File series aimed at students aged 11-16 that looks at key events of WW1 including the shift to ‘world war’, the development and experience of trench warfare, and the role of Douglas Haig.

PART 1

PART 2