Fall of Eagles: Allowing Submarine Warfare
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Kaiser Wilhelm II and the German High Command discuss Germany's situation in World War I. They are now willing to take more radical actions to sway the war in its favor, including inciting revolution in Russia and allowing unrestricted submarine warfare in the Atlantic.

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  1. What does German High Command suggest to the Kaiser? Why?
  2. Does the Kaiser take these decisions lightly? How do you know?
  3. What reservations does the Kaiser have?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    describe the economic effects of international military conflicts, including the Spanish-American Wa...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the significance of the following years as turning points: 1898 (Spanish-American War), 1914...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify the causes of World War I and reasons for U.S. entry
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    analyze the impact of significant technological innovations in World War I such as machine guns, air...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    analyze major issues such as isolationism and neutrality raised by U.S. involvement in World War I, ...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    The student understands the causes and impact of World War I. The student is expected to:
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    identify the importance of imperialism, nationalism, militarism, and the alliance system in causing ...
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    identify major characteristics of World War I, including total war, trench warfare, modern military ...

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