The Great War It was called “The Great War” because never before had there been a war of this scope and size that involved so many countries. It was the largest war ever fought up to that point in history, and the world hoped that there would never be a war like it again. Follow the directions below: 1. Use the map on page 668 in your textbook to label the countries on the map on page ___. 2. Once you have labeled the countries, list them in the correct boxes below. Spain has been listed for you. Allied Powers Great Britain France Russia Serbia Belgium Italy Japan United States after 1917 Central Powers Germany Austria-Hungary Bulgaria Ottoman Empire Neutral Nations Spain Netherlands Iceland Norway Sweden Denmark Persia Switzerland Continue with the map on page __678__ using the instructions below. 3. 4. 5. 6. Using the list above, color the countries that were a part of the Allied Powers green. Using the list above, color the countries that were a part of the Central Powers red. Using the list above, color the countries that were a part of the Neutral Nations yellow. Using page 678 in your textbook, locate and place a black X on the spot where Germany sank the British passenger ship Lusitania, off the southern coast of Ireland. This ship was carrying many Americans and this was the event that finally drew the United States into the war.