This new comic strip highlights the main causes of the First World War. This timely comic strip uses the MAIN acronym to help remember the causes of the First World War. MAIN stands for –
Militarism – referring to the arms race that took place between the main European countries in the early part of the 20th Century.
Alliances – referring to the alliance system which grouped the main European countries and helped set them against each other.
Imperialism – referring to the competing empire building that took place between the major European countries from the 19th century.
Nationalism – referring to the growing sense of nationalism in Europe in the early part of the 20th century.