Lesson Details


  • Name: What sparked off WW1?
  • Code: H.4.9.CW.2
  • Specification Reference: N/A
  • Keywords: Alliance, empire, arms race, spark, fuse, settlement, colonies, trade, assassination, Archduke
  • Objectives: Identify the factor that caused war to break out.
  • Competency: Identify the factor that caused war to break out.
  • Proficiency: Explain how the 4 different causes are linked.
  • Mastery: Explain which factor was the most important for war breaking out in 1914 considering long and short term causes.

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