World War Ii and Hitler

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World War Two Causes Information and Activity Worksheets Ages 11 - 14 H Y Wheeler Worksheets This booklet has been printed and sold by History on the Net to be used as a teaching resource The purchaser is entitled to photocopy these pages for personal, educational or non-profit usage provided that the copyright notice is not removed The copyright of this booklet and its contents remains the property of H Y Wheeler and History on the Net © 2005 H Y Wheeler History on the Net Section 1 Introduction Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 - Information - Suggested Activities - What is Causation? Information Sheet - Causation Card Sort - Causes of World War Two Card Sort - Causation Wordsearch Section 2 The Treaty of Versailles Page…show more content…
What is Causation? – Information Sheet and Card Sort 2. General discussion about what caused World War Two 3. Causes of World War Two Card Sort – can be combined with Causation Card Sort 4. Causation Wordsearch Page 2 WWII Causes Information & Activity Book © 2005 H Y Wheeler What is Causation? When historians talk about causation, they are trying to find out why something happened. The reasons for things happening are often divided into different categories: Social, economic, political, technological, military They can also be divided into time periods: Long term, medium term, short term Many things that happen also have a trigger event – the final straw, or the event that finally causes something else to happen Example 1 Mr Brown needed more money so he took a second job at night. Mr Brown was very tired and didn 't hear his alarm clock. Mr Brown had to rush to get to his day job on time. Mr Brown was driving too fast and crashed his car Social, Economic Long Term Technological Short Term Economic Short Term Trigger Event What caused Mr Brown to crash his car? The trigger that made him crash was the fact that he was driving too fast But, if Mr Brown had not been in a rush maybe he would have driven slower And, if Mr Brown had heard his alarm clock he would not have been in a rush Mr Brown
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