The Road to World War I (Pages 421–425) Setting a Purpose for Reading Think about these questions as you read: • How did the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand lead to World War I? • How did the system of alliances help cause the war? As you read pages 421–425 in your textbook, complete the graphic organizer below by identifying the factors that led to World War I. World War I Descriptive Writing Imagine that you are living in Europe during the build-up to World War I. Describe what your life is like, what you do for a living, and whether you are engaged in any political movements and why. © by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. After you read the lesson and study the map on page 423, use the space below to list the countries that belonged to the Triple Alliance and those that belonged to the Triple Entente. Use the following vocabulary word from this lesson in a sentence. Define the following academic vocabulary words from this lesson. Write the letter of the correct definition next to each of these terms that you studied earlier. ____ 1. emerge (Chapter 5, Section 1) ____ 2. militarism (Chapter 4, Section 3) ____ 3. conflict (Chapter 6, Section 2) a. aggressive preparation for war b. a payment for damages c. become known d. struggle 120 Chapter 8, Section 1 conscription Nationalism and the System of Alliances (pages 422–423) altered ethnic © by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. As you read, write down two questions from the lesson for a partner to answer. Exchange questions and see if you can answer your partner’s questions. Define or describe the following vocabulary word from this lesson. Define the following academic vocabulary word’s from this lesson. Chapter 8, Section 1 121 The Outbreak of War: Summer 1914 (pages 424–425) mobilization anticipate behalf © by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. Now that you have read the section, answer these questions from Setting a Purpose for Reading at the beginning of the section. How did the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand lead to World War I? How did the system of alliances help cause the war?