Topic 1: What were a few reasons for the outbreak of the Great War (World War I) in Europe? Which major world powers made up the two alliances in 1914 and what were their reasons for affiliation? What were some consequences for Germany, the Ottoman Empire, and Austria-Hungary?
Topic 2: Why did the United States initially adhere to a policy of neutrality during the First World War? What events ultimately led to entering the war? What were some considerable social effects of the war in the United States?