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    significant. There was however one immediate cause, or spark, that began the war. This spark was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. All three of the main cause of the war were ignited and made the war come about due to the assassination. After the Archduke was killed the war had officially begun and all of the long range causes were set off. The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand ignited the three main causes of World War I which are militarism, alliances, and nationalism.…

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    assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie. World War One destroyed countries, families and killed over seventeen million people and wounded over twenty million people from all over the world. One of the main long term causes of World War One is Imperialism. “Imperialism is a policy that exists when a powerful nation has political, economic and social cultural control over other…

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    One of the four main causes was imperialism. This means that countries were trying to have to most colonies, or smaller countries. The more colonies you had, the more wealthy and influential your country was. France and Britain had lots of colonies in Asia and Africa and pretty soon, Germany and Italy wanted a colonial empire as well. This race to have the most land causes lots of conflicts. Great Britain was so close to having a war with the United States and France over colonies! Alliances…

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    Militarism In Ww1

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    Over 30 Nations declared war in 1914 and 1918 which the of them were to the side of allies including Serbia, Russia, France, Britain, Italy and the United States. Who opposed to Germany, Austria-Hungary,Bulgaria and the Ottoman empire. In 1914 Europe went to war with itself, a war that everyone expected to be short but that it turned out to last 4 of the longest and most miserables years of Europe, according to the information millions of combatants and civilians died, in a lot of cases entire…

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    What Was the Underlying Cause of World War 1? On the surface, World War 1 may seem like it started due to the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie, who was pregnant at the time. However, this is just the tip of the iceberg, as this gruesome conflict was the result of many other, less obvious, factors that caused tensions to rise until conflict could not be avoided. The war lasted from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918; being fought in Europe,…

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    History: The Great War

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    As much as I enjoy history one of my weak topics is how The Great War started. The trigger points of the war are something that is not as pinpoint. Somewhere in-between the miscommunication of this war will always scramble my knowledge. Although I’m very fascinated by the events that took place I believe that modern historians forget about this war to focus on the much more recent and traditional “good,” World War II. This paper will focus on The Great War with the effects of the counterfactual…

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    offered to Austria-Hungary is what caused Austria-Hungary to declare war on Serbia in the first place, which means a withholding of the unconditional German support…

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    importance among nations worldwide. There were countries seeking to become the most powerful nation that they could possibly be, but there were also some groups of people wishing to achieve national autonomy. For instance, Slavic people living in Austria Hungary wished to achieve sovereignty as a common ethnic group. “Many small nations under Turkish or Austro-Hungarian rule seethed with nationalistic fervor. These Balkan nations wanted a distinct voice and self-determination, but they were…

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    into a single unified Slav nation. However Austria-Hungary conquered Bosnia-Herzegovina to expand their borders. In retaliation, the Black Hand (secret organization based in Serbia) ordered the execution of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie. Young Gavrilo Princip was the one who carried out the order. This act of retaliation was the final blow required for the pressure building inside Europe to explode. Due to the nationalistic pride of Austria-Hungary being affected, they desired…

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    were on the verge of collapse, able to start a war that would change history forever? On June 28, 1914, Gavrilo Princip, a Serbian Nationalist assassinated Franz Ferdinand, archduke of the Austria-Hungarian Empire, in Sarajevo, Bosnia. There were two major groups in Europe – on one side was the Triple Alliance consisting of Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy while their enemy was the triple Entente made of France, Russia and Great Britain. World War I is considered the first modern war because…

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