• The Great War (WWI)
    • A war of attrition - they fought until every resource was exhausted; they murdered a ton of people; every citizen was expected to play a role; was thought that it would be a short war, but ended up taking a long time due to...
    • Trench warfare - hardly any ground was covered in this style of combat (measured in yards, not miles); new weapons like chemical warfare and larger, more potent guns made killing easier and more efficient
    • reasons war began included Industrialization (interchangeable parts made military forces stronger and easier to build up, pro-war attitudes (nationalism and the rise of nation-states, proliferation of propaganda), imperial competition