After Tunisian and Egyptians, Algerians demand democracy,8599,2048975,00.html (Will Algeria be the next regime to fall?) (Will Feb 12 bring revolution to Algeria?)


Iranian Revolution: Long Term Causes

Tunisian President Toppled after 23 Years in Power

The Emergence of Saudi Arabia

Syllabus HIST 4130

Versailles Slides

As promised, the non-d/loadable version of T of Versailles below.

WW1: What Lessons can we learn from this madness?

Role Play: If you were a statesman/policy maker on the eve of WW1,  what & how would you handle the conflict (differently), to avoid it from escalating into WW1.  What could you do  to avoid this madness called the “great war”? Come up with your plans/strategies.



Causes–Immediate & Root Causes

Franz Ferdinand

Austrian-Hungarian Empire

The Black Hand

Triple Alliance vs. Triple Entente

Root Causes: Alliance System, Nationalism, Militarism, The Mood of 1914