Long Term Causes Of World War 1 Essay

In this report I will explain the long term causes of World War 1 and how these are linked to the short term causes of the war. I will explain how The circumstances leading to the catalyst which triggered the tensions between the European countries. The long term causes of World War 1 were nationalism (pride in one’s country), imperialism (extending a country 's power and influence through colonization) and militarism (belief that a country should have a strong military which would be successful in war). Though all of these causes of World War 1 are different in some way they are all linked to the idea that the great authorities of Europe wanted more power. The tensions were so intense in Europe that the final catalyst of the war did not have to be to sizeable in order to cause World War 1.
One of the first causes of World War 1 was nationalism; many European countries published newspaper to promote pride in their own country. The idea that
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This assassination was done by a terrorist group called The Black Hand Movement who was against Austro-Hungary control over Serbia. They convinced young people to joint their terrorist group and trained them to be terrorist; they wanted to destroy people who represented Austro-Hungary control over Serbia. When the terrorist group first tried to assassinate Franz Ferdinand the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne and his wife, they were travelling in a car through large crowds. A member of the terrorist group threw a bomb at the car but it bounced off, after this the car had to reduce its speed so another member of the group ended up shooting Franz Ferdinand and his wife at point blank range. The pair died before receiving medical attention. It was this action of the actions of the Black Hand Movement Austro-Hungary declared war on Serbia which leads to World War

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