World history chapter 29 section 1
World war 1
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Acronym for remembering the causes of WWI.
It stands for militarism, alliances, nationalism, imperialism, assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
A policy of glorifying military power and keeping a standing army always prepared for war
agreements between nations to aid and protect one another.
A sense of national pride to such an extent of exalting one nation above all others. Became aggressive in the time before World War I
A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries politically, socially, and economically.
Caused tensions and competition between the major European countries as they conquered colonies
Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand
Heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne who was assassinated by Gavrilo Princip, member of the Serbian nationalist terrorist group The Black Hand in Sarajevo, Bosnia; the spark of the war
An alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy in the years before WWI.
An alliance between Great Britain, France and Russia in the years before WWI.
Kaiser Wilhelm II
was the leader of Germany at the time of the First World War reigning from 1888-1918. He pushed for a more aggressive foreign policy by means of colonies and a strong navy to compete with Britain. His actions added to the growing tensions in pre-1914 Europe.
Crisis in the Balkans
When the Ottoman Empire was in decline, Austria-Hungary took Bosnia Herzegovina, which was a state that was ethnically Slavic. Serbian kingdom (that are ethnically Slavic) wanted these for their own kingdom and was mad. Russia supported Serbs, but Germany supported Austria-Hungary, so Austira-Hungary kept the states and vowed to crush Serbia if they tried to do anything about it.
During World War I the alliance of Germany and Austria-Hungary and other nations allied with them in opposing the Allies
During World War I the alliance of Great Britain and France and Russia and all the other nations that became allied with them in opposing the Central Powers