Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria

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    chain reaction. But I do believe that some events are more important and make a bigger impact on the world and change it forever. Events such as, The Renaissance, The Industrial Revolution, The Boston Tea Party, The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, and creation of The Treaty of Versailles. There is no denying that these events are 5 of the most important and influential events in history. (The events are in chronological order, not order of importance.) The Renaissance,…

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    the Allied Powers (Sowards). The Allied Powers were formed to counterpart the aggression Central Powers and Germany. Countries Involved in World War 1 Austria-Hungary After the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Austria declared a war against Serbia. Austria presented an ultimatum to Serbia demanding that anti-Austria propaganda within Serbia be restrained. It was also sorting to be allowed to carry out its own investigation into the Archduke‘s killing. In…

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    actions and fighting instead of finding another way to do things. The way they controlled certain ideas lead to them having something backfire and made it harder for them to complete their goal. There was the triple alliance made up between Germany, Austria - Hungary and Italy and was formed on the 20th may 1881 this was part of the alliance system. Nationalism was a big part of the twentieth century especially within the European countries were they used inflammatory information to get their…

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    The last words Archduke Ferdinand said to his beloved wife were "Sophie, Sophie, don’t die! Stay alive for our children." (Grant, 29). On June 28, 1914, the heir to the Austro- Hungarian throne, Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife were shot to death by Gavrilo Princip, a young Serbian in Sarajevo. The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was a turning point that had an immediate impact on the world, his assassination was the event that sparked World War I. (Webley) There were many factors…

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    province of Austria turned into one of the darkest days our history has ever seen. Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Este and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenburg, were being driven through the Austro-Hungarian province of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the town of Sarajevo. Earlier in the day, before the fateful incident, Nedeljko Čabrinović had actually attempted to get the deed done before anyone else could, throwing a grenade at the vehicle. However, it blew up behind the car, to which Franz…

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    Germany, and Britain in Britain’s bid to possess the dominant Navy in all of Europe, and conflicts in the Balkans over Bosnia. On June 28’th 1914 Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were in Sarajevo, capital of Serbia when an assassination bombing attempt by the order of the Black Hand a group seeking Serbian independence from Austria was thwarted. Upon returning from the hospital Gavrilo Princip from the order saw an opportunity to…

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    Crisis”, written by Annika Mombauer gives clarity to who were the core countries involved in this gruesome war. These countries include, Austria-Hungary, the nation who caused the war, Germany the nation who expanded the war, and lastly, Britain, the nation who was simply not to blame. Austria-Hungary caused this war because of their conflict with Serbia. Austria-Hungary desperately wanted a war with Serbia for many reasons one of which was because Serbia has been posed a threat because of…

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    wanted it, or they thought it would be fun? Not at all; so why would such a devastating war start? Well, it is not completely crazy when you factor in a slow buildup of alliances and militaries, extreme nationalism, and even an assassination of an archduke. War was knocking on the door waiting to happen. By early…

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    itself last root cause was the death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand who was the archduke of Austria Hungary. Most of the European nations were Imperialistic nations inflicting political power and influence through their vast military forces. After the Archdukes death many different countries had defensive treaties with each other to prevent a group of nations or one nation from taking over Europe. After the assassin Gavvilo Princip assassinated Ferdinand Austria Hungary's allied nations who had…

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    Germany was not the only instigator of World War One. Other nations like Serbia and Austria-Hungary were at fault for the outbreak also. Leading up to the Great War, then had was a lot of tension between nations in Europe, nationalism played a big factor but also imperialism, militarism and the system of alliances. The ultimate cause of the war was the assassination of the Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand, in which Austria immediately wanted to retaliate against Serbia and make them pay for what they…

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