Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria

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    were The Triple Alliance, which consisted of Germany, Italy and Austria-Hungary and The Triple Entente, which consisted of France, Britain and Russia. The Triple Entente were later called, the Allies. Germany, Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire later joined to create what's called the Central Powers. The alliance system was even more complex due to secret treaties, for instance Russia would help Serbia if they were attacked by Austria-Hungary and Italy had a treaty with France stating they…

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    assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Although this was the immediate cause, other factors also came into play as to why the war began. These factors include: the alliances made during the war, imperialism, militarism and nationalism. When looking at it from a whole perspective, World War I began because of these factors and without them, there may have not been a world war. In June 1914, World War I began because of the assassination of the Archduke of Austria. The Archduke was…

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    An alliance is defined as, “A union or association formed for mutual benefit, especially between countries or organizations.” With Austria-Hungary and Germany uniting, it created tension throughout Europe. With this alliance, both countries thought they deserved more due to their more powerful state. The people of the countries not only felt a greater feeling of nationalism, but they…

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    World War I caused 8 to 9 million soldiers to die in Europe. It caused Russia, Germany, and Austria-Hungary empires to fall. 5 million civilians also lost their life due to famine, disease, and the uncontrolled manner of fighting. The war is largely considered to be caused, or more accurately “sparked”. by the actions of Gavrilo Princip took on Sunday, 28 June 1914, at approximately 10:45 am. Franz Ferdinand and his wife were killed in Sarajevo, the capital of the Austro-Hungarian. The killer…

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    1914, the event that caused the war was when Archduke Franz Ferdinand was shot to death. The heir of the Austro- Hungarian Empire assassinated by Gavrilo Princip. Over the coming weeks, Austria-Hungary hopes to use this incident to justify setting the problem of Slavic nationalism, Balkans region and for all. (First World…) With the appending war, Russia was in talk to join the Serbians, and Austria-Hungary wanted Germany to join their fight. Austria-Hungary gave Serbia an ultimatum and because…

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    had formed to two major alliances the triple entente, England, Russia and France, and the triple alliance, Germany Austria-Hungary (A-H) and Italy. This meant that Europe in 1914 was basically divided in to two sides that hated it each other so one thing could trigger the war because they had to help each other due to agreements and treaties. This meant when archduke Franz Ferdinand of A-H was assassinated by Serbian nationalists Germany backed A-H and Russia decided to…

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    began to form military and diplomatic alliances to ensure the aid of another nation if attacked. However, the Triple Alliance, which included Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy and the Triple Entente, which included Great Britain, France and Russia only increase the chance of large-scale conflicts. It all began on July 28, 1914 when the heir to the Austria-Hungary throne,…

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    Nationalism In Russia

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    The feeling of knowing you stood up for something bigger than yourself, knowing your impact will not only have a positive effect on your life, but the many that come after you, and that you are bringing a group of your peers, and comrades together is a symbol and stand for something so large it would take an army to conquer, the idea of nationalism. The oneness we feel for our country when our American troops are defending our freedom against the many enemies who are attempting to invade our…

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    young man, part of the Black Hand a radical group who didn’t want Austria Hungary too take over, named Gavrilo Pincip killed the Archduke Franz Ferdinand. The reason he did this was because Austria Hungary was trying to take over Bosnia. This sparked the already heated nation of Europe. World war one is often referred to as a keg filled with gun powder just one small spark could set it off. The assassination of Austria Hungary’s Archduke was the spark. But what about the gun powder, the gun…

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    the blame for there being a war lies ultimately with the Prime Minister of Serbia, Nikola Pasic. For he allowed the match that would lite the powder keg that was Europe in 1914 to be sparked. It has long been accepted that the killing of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was the catalyst that lead to war breaking out and while strictly speaking the Black Hand is responsible for the killing, they were backed, and assisted by members of the Serbian…

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