New York State Archives, NYSA_A3045-78_3175
A map of European political boundaries, as of July, 1914.
On this map, where are the members of the Triple Alliance located? Where are the members of the Triple Entente located?
How did the location of the allied countries contribute to the start of the war?
What modern-day countries are missing from this map? How did those missing countries come into existence?
Notice the location of Switzerland on the map? Research Switzerland’s political position in the war. How did this country manage to stay in this political position for the entire duration of the war?
Science/Technology: Research map-making methods from the early 1900s. How are these methods different from methods used today?
Gilbert, Martin. The First World War. Harper Collins: New York, 1995.