Why Europe is Fighting | University of Alberta/Peel’s Prairie Provinces/The Grain Growers’ Guide, 14 October 1914, pages 7 & 22. | A single page of text that offers contemporary thinking on what caused the “conflict of the great nations of Europe.”
Allied Powers Declarations of War | Source: The geography of the world war and the peace treaties McMurry, Frank Morton, 1862-1936 . | 1-page table containing information on who declared war on whom during the First World War and when.
The origins of the First World war, 1871-1914 | Source: McDonough, Frank. (1997). The Origins of the First and Second World Wars. New York: Cambridge University Press. | An 11-page book chapter discussing the origins of the First World War.
Archduke Ignored Warning: Servian Minister Feared Trouble | New York Times – June 29, 1914. A 1-page newspaper article discussing the assassination of Franz Ferdinand and the warnings he allegedly ignored.
The historians and the origins of the First World War | Source: McDonough, Frank. (1997). The Origins of the First and Second World Wars. New York: Cambridge University Press. A book chapter written for youth that explores some of the historical debate surrounding the origins of the First World War.