A School History of the Great War

Albert E. McKinley (1870 - 1936), Charles A. Coulomb (1736 - 1806) et al.

A brief history of The Great War (World War I) designed for students in grades seven and eight. Special emphasis on European history leading up to the war, reasons and events leading to America's eventual entering the war, and possible ramifications of the war for future generations. (Summary by James Christopher)

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, War & Military, History

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 01 - Preface and Chapter 1 - EUROPE BEFORE THE GREAT WAR James Christopher
00:31:05
Play 02 02 - Chapter 2 - WHY GERMANY WANTED WAR Barry Eads
00:11:19
Play 03 03 - Chapter 3 - GERMAN MILITARISM Diana Majlinger
00:04:47
Play 04 04 - Chapter 4 - INTERNATIONAL LAW AND THE HAGUE CONFERENCES Kara Shallenberg
00:14:17
Play 05 05 - Chapter 5 - INTERNATIONAL JEALOUSIES AND ALLIANCES Kara Shallenberg
00:16:22
Play 06 06 - Chapter 6 - THE BALKAN STATES Sibella Denton
00:09:27
Play 07 07 - Chapter 7 - THE BEGINNINGS OF THE GREAT WAR Sibella Denton
00:13:18
Play 08 08 - Chapter 8 - THE WAR IN 1914 Kara Shallenberg
00:24:06
Play 09 09 - Chapter 9 - THE WAR IN 1915 Kara Shallenberg
00:19:01
Play 10 10 - Chapter 10 - THE WAR IN 1916 BenW
00:15:47
Play 11 11 - Chapter 11 - THE WAR IN 1917 Veronica Jenkins
00:25:49
Play 12 12 - Chapter 12 - THE WAR IN 1918 Kara Shallenberg
00:25:56
Play 13 13 - Chapter 13 - THE UNITED STATES IN THE WAR Barry Eads
00:23:35
Play 14 14 - Chapter 14 - QUESTIONS OF THE COMING PEACE Barry Eads
00:19:13
Play 15 15 - CHRONOLOGY--Principal Events of the War James Christopher
00:27:58