TASK - Use MAPS 1-8 found on the accompanying web-site to identify/explain how each of the following causes/factors contributed to the start of World War I. Be sure to identify which map(s) reflect each of the causes listed below: 1. Nationalism 2. Imperialism 3. Define Militarism...how did it contribute to the start of the war? 4. Why did the nations of Europe form a system of opposing alliances and why did this become dangerous? 5. The Balkan "powder keg" 6. Identify & describe the "spark" that actually triggered the start of the war.