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    World War I probably affected my great great great grandparents. It began in 1914 when a Serbian nationalist murdered Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife. Austria-Hungary, then declared war on Serbia. Europe was divided in two, the Triple Alliance, made up of Austria-Hungary, Germany and Italy, versus the Triple Entente, made up of Russia, France, and Great Britain. As more and more countries got involved, the Triple Alliance became known as the Central Alliance, and the Triple…

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    President William H. Taft was the twenty-seventh president of the United States of America. His presidential term lasted from March 4, 1909 to March 4, 1913. Following President Taft, President Woodrow Wilson was the twenty-eighth president. His office term began on March 4, 1913 and lasted until March 4, 1921. His Vice President was Thomas R. Marshall and he stood by President Wilson’s side all eight years. President Wilson was born on December 28, 1856 in Staunton City, Virginia. He attended…

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    July Crisis 1914

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    these sources is more valuable in explaining why the July crisis led to the outbreak of war in 1914? Source A is an extract from the official ultimatum issued to Serbia by the Austrio-Hungarian government following the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austrian throne, on the 28nd of June 1914. As it is an official document direct from the Austro-Hungarian government, this means it is extremely important as it gives an insight into the mindsets of the Austrian…

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    popular. Next, the tension between many European countries reaches boiling heights in regards to imperialism, with European colonies in India, Vietnam and South Africa. Another cause is the military alliances formed over time with Germany, Italy and Austria-Hungary forming the Triple Alliance and France, Russia and Great Britain making up the Triple…

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    Started Was Because Austria-hungary's Leader, Archduke Franz Ferdinand Was Assassinated By A Man Named Gavrilo Princip On June 28th 1914. Austria-hungary Was Mad About The Occurrence And Wanted Payback. People Began Killing Off Each Other Due To Alliances. 5,525,000 Military People Had Died In This War. Domino Effect Austria-hungary Declares War Against Serbia. Germany Declares War Against Russia Because Of The Alliance With Austria-hungary.…

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    partners”. This was from German foreign policy that affected their signing of the Treaty of London. This basically influenced the start of World War One, this is why later in time they, along with Austria-Hungary were, in conclusion, blamed for the was as a…

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    The first major war since the reign of Napoleon Bonaparte was one of the most devastating and unjustifiable wars of all time. The Great War of 1914 began in Sarajevo with the assassination of the Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand by a Serbian terrorist group, the Narodna Odbrana. The war began as a small dispute between two countries but soon spread through the entirety of Europe. The expansion was largely due to alliances made prior to the war. These alliances were made due to fear, revenge,…

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    German Imperialism Causes

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    submarine which won them the waters against the great navy of the British but also to trade to so many countries. (Document 6) Assassination/Spark: One of main causes or excuses is the death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo in June 1914 this would be later known as the spark of the Great war. It prompted Austria-Hungary, looking for an open door for the decay of Serbian nationalism. The death and the events that took after were known as the July Crisis. Without the death the war most…

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    19th Century American War

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    stockpiles of weapons in the hope that every other nation would be reluctant to fight them, this was unfortunately not the case. The spark of war ignited when a group of Yugoslav nationalist who disliked being a part of Austria-Hungary assassinated the Austro-Hungarian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife as his motorcade processed through the streets of Sarajevo. Soon thereafter the Austro-Hungarian Empire declared war on Serbia, and in turn Germany declared war on Russia. Knowing that…

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    Nationalism also had an immense effect on the war. Nationalism caused the spark that began the war, the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand the heir to the Austria-Hungary throne. Nationalism caused this because it was a Serbian nationalist group the committed the assassination. Serbia dislike Austria-Hungary, as well as Russia, because both countries were attempting to dominate the Balkans. The Balkans are a region in southeastern Europe. Within the Balkans…

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