Tonight your homework is to gain an understanding of the empires (which countries controlled which lands and why...i.e. raw materials, geographically, etc.) surrounding WWI and politically which countries enforced which type of government.
*I included some links with various levels of information depending on your interests.
(MASS HISTORY) http://www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=aa16
Countries Involved in WWI
Background on Russia
Middle East during WWI...WWI...http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwone/middle_east_01.shtml