Gavrilo Princip

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  • Gavrilo Princip Research Paper

    This day will go down in history as Gavrilo Princip, a 19 year old Serbian student, kills both Archduke Franz-Ferdinand and his wife, commoner, Sophia Chotek. Franz-Ferdinand and Sophia Chotek were married in 1900. Sophia who was a commoner had children and the children were deemed ineligible for the throne of Austria-Hungary. This time was a time of tension between the two rivaling nations as Austria-Hungary had just annexed the neighboring country Bosnia. Serbia was furious as Austria-Hungary just took their sister country away from them. In Bosnia about 40% of the population was in fact Serbian. By May of 1914 Gavrilo Princip, Trifko Grabez and Nedeljko Cabrinovic of a stem of the terrorist group The Black Hand were already plotting…

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  • How Franz Ferdinand's Life Affected The History Of Our World

    June 28 1914, the date of Franz Ferdinand death, majorly affected world history because his life sparked the start of World War 1. Ferdinand was on a family trip with his wife to go meet with Serbian nationalists. Gavrilo Princip, a Serbian nationalist in a with a group of people trying to kill Ferdinand, was not very fond of Ferdinand ideas and how he ruled their country. The Serbian nationalists wanted to break away from the Hungarian norm and create their own independent state. Of course…

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  • How Did Gavrilo Princip Changed History

    I chose Gavrilo Princip to research because he changed more in this period of history than anyone else by starting World War I. Thousands of people died because of him, and all countries were affected. World War I also changed the way countries fought in wars, making Princip’s actions more impactful than anyone in history. The archduke traveled to Sarajevo in June 1914 to inspect the armed forces in Bosnia and Herzegovina, former Ottoman territories in the turbulent Balkan region that were…

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  • Ww1 Causes

    was not caused by nationalism, but rather assassination. The Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, were brutally assassinated by Gavrilo Princip in Sarajevo, Bosnia. Although people believe that the assassination…

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  • What Happened To Gavrilo Princip's Death?

    Gavrilo Princip coincidently was right at the corner and Franz Ferdinand looked into the eyes of his assassinator as he shot one bullet into his neck and the other into the stomach of his pregnant wife. Instantaneously Franz and his wife Sophia were emitted to a hospital where they both later died. A Follow Up On The Assassination Of Franz Ferdinand Eyewitness Accounts “ As people pulled up into the parking lot of the funeral service it got more and more full of people grieving for the loss of…

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  • Shared Knowledge Research Paper

    value as an individual could be judgemental about the culture based on the shared knowledge of ones native culture. Furthermore, the individual could only see the bad things of a foreign culture, as the knowledge of an individual could be so limited that one only relies on the shared knowledge. When looking back at the outbreak of World War I, which was caused by the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife through Gavrilo Princip. Gavrilo Princip is considered a…

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  • Archduke Franz Ferdinand Chapter 1 Summary

    Potiorek was staring right at Princip, and because Ferdinand and Sophie were still sitting upright, Potiorek had reason to believe the shots had missed - but he was wrong. The shots had fatally hit the couple, Ferdinand in the throat and Sophie in the abdomen. Princip was grabbed by onlookers, and Potiorek ordered Urban to drive directly to the Konak's residence, still under the belief that the shots had missed. While Ferdinand cried to his wife to hold on for their children, Sophie had fainted.…

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  • How Did Imperialism Occur In 1914

    This war happened because of several different events that took place in 1914 or around that time. It was a conflict between the Allies(France, Britain, Russia and later on the United States) and the Central Powers(Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy). One major event was the assassination of archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo on June 28th 1914. Another cause I am going to cover is militarism because of course they had to deal with this during the war. The last cause I will talk about is…

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  • The Five Causes Of World War One

    they deserved more due to their more powerful state. The people of the countries not only felt a greater feeling of nationalism, but they believed they were more powerful, and this was definitely true. Alliances lead to imperialism as well. With two countries being in an alliance, it makes them much more powerful, making them want to go out and “collect” colonies. With the idea of alliances surging throughout the world, the idea of nationalism was being pushed further and further. Lastly, the…

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  • How Did Archduke Franz Ferdinand Cause Ww1

    Known as the “spark” in the “Powder Keg of Europe”, the tensions that have already been growing between Austria-Hungary and Serbia before the start of WWI, eventually led to the start of a war between many major powers of the world. This “spark” is commonly known as the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Ferdinand was the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne and was murdered by Gavrilo Princip, a Bosnian Serb citizen of Austria-Hungary and member of the Black Hand movement, a group…

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