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World War I - Simulation
Events of 1914
Events of 1914:
1-2 people should record troop movements using reconnaissance maps.
Think of it like the game "Battleship"- you will use the map to track your troops and the Central Powers.
Use your map to tell Mrs. G. where to place your troops for each year of the simulation.
The EQ for 1914: Who is allied with who? Who is declaring war on who?
Check any new top secret intelligence reports.
Read the world headlines and popular cultural trends. (Break this up among allies)
Connect with your allies and share intelligence.
WORK WITH your allies. Some nations can contribute more than others.
Double-check the headlines from the year to see who is having domestic issues that might affect their participation in the war.
Know where the key countries are in Europe by completing this map.
Make a troop plan based on your reconnaissance maps.
Send your plan to Mrs. G. She will play the scenario and send you back a video of the event.
Alliances and Countries in 1914: National Flags File (you need to know who is who for battles)
Central Powers (also called the Triple Alliance: Austria-Hungary, Germany (Mrs. G) (alliance with Ottoman Empire (Turkey))
Public Alliance with Germany: Italy
Allied Powers (also called the Triple Entente)
Russia, (alliance with France, Great Britain, Serbia)
- Logan, Delaney
France (alliance with Great Britain, Russia)
- Luke, Elie, Selena
Great Britain, plus its dominions (i.e. India), alliance with Japan, France, Russia
- Annaleigh, Naomi
Culture & Trends
Dateline: June 29,1914 New York, NY
Dateline: August 4,1914, Washington DC
Dateline: August 5,1914, London, England
Dateline: August 5,1914, Washington DC
Dateline: August 5,1914, New York, NY
Dateline: September 22,1914, Toronto, Canada
Dateline: September 23,1914, London, England
Dateline: September 1914, London, England
Political Cartoon: November 23,1914
Christmas Truce: December 25,1914
Top Secret Intelligence Reports 1914: Allied Powers
1914 News Headlines
from around the world
German Plans to capture Paris (what is the name of the plan?