For History . . .
Chapter 18 continued . . .
Many European countries were trying to gain control of lands away from their homeland. Explain why.
What three European countries owned most of the world by 1914? What were they known as?
What three European countries wanted to own more of the world by 1914, but could not because these lands were already taken? What were they known as?
What is an arms race? Why was it happening in the early 1900s?
What was Germany doing that was making Britain nervous? Why was this worrisome for Britain?
What agreement did the Triple Entente countries come up with? What agreement did the Triple Alliance come up with? How could these agreements lead other countries into conflict?