Problem Solving Assessments for Chapter 22:
World War I


In this chapter, a number of questions are presented after brief sections of text. Following is a pdf for the questions as well as the answers. Click on either one to have it printed.

Ch. 22 Questions     Ch. 22 Answers

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  1. Some historians think that nationalism in European countries caused the war. Others think that economic competition between the countries caused the war. What is your opinion of why the war started?[audio]

  2. "Nationalism" led countries to think that some moral force blessed them and made them special. Nationalist leaders tried to make their country more powerful and stronger than other countries. What examples of nationalism do you see in the world today?[audio]

  3. "Militarism" has often led to a build-up of armed forces, advanced weapons, and combat. What kinds of problems and benefits can you imagine civilians experience in a militaristic society?[audio]

  4. "Political systems" play an important role in our world. If you were to start a new country, what would your country need to be successful?[audio]

  5. World War I had an enormous impact on the United States' economy. If the war had not taken place or the United States had not entered the war, how do you think the United States' economy would be different today?[audio]