Leading up to World War 1

Watch the first 5 videos on the Khan Academy 20th Century History and answer the following questions.


  1. It present day Europe how are the nations and languages spoken related?
  2. define annex:
  3. Who controlled much of the present day Middle East?
  4. What role did Nationalism play in the desire for Empires to grow and expand?
  5. Which nations had created vast empires?
  6. In a paragraph answer explain the role that alliances played in the starting of World War 1?
  7. In a paragraph answer explain who Franz Ferdinand is and what was his role in the start of World War 1.