WHA Start Of WW I

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What Caused the First World War?

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What Caused the First World War?

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Nationalism

• rivalries among nations to be the best

• militarism

• collapsing empires

• bad blood between nations (FR & GR, A/H & RUS, A/H & Serbia)

Serbia

Austria-Hungary

Russian EmpireGermany

FranceEngland

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The Balkan Powder Keg

• competition for control of the Balkans

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The Spark

• Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s visit to Bosnia

• the Black Hand (Gavrilo Princip)

• did Serbia know?!?

• Austria-Hungary’s demands

• mobilizations

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The War Starts--1914• Austria Hungary invades Serbia

• Schlieffen Plan

• two front war

• men were excited

• entangling alliances

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Entangling Alliances

• England

• France

• Russia

• Serbia

• Belgium

• Austria-Hungary

• Germany

• Italy* (switches sides)

• Ottoman Empire

Triple Entente/Allied Powers

Triple Alliance/Central Powers

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Stalemate• military “strategies”

• first industrial war

• trench warfare