10 terms

MANIA- Causes Of World War 1.

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Militarism
Countries should maintain a strong military capability and prepare to use it aggressively to defend or promote nation interests.
Germany defeated France (1871)
European arms race
German "Schlieffen Plan"
Alliances
Triple alliance.
Triple entente.
Nationalism
Having pride in there country and wanting to be independent
German nationalism.
Growing nationalism especially Serbia.
French anger over loss of Alsace Lorraline.
Imperialism
Countries tried to dominate other countries land because they had more power due to the political, economic and cultural life.
Growing imperialism of Germany.
Naval rivalry between Britain and Germany.
Rivalry between Austria and Russia in the Balkans.
Assassination
The act of killing someone.
On June 28, 1914, Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Ferdinand was hier to the Austro-Hungarian throne, in Sarajevo, Bosnia.
The Black Hand
Serbian Nationalist group that was responsible for assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand; a terrorist group
Militarism
Country A has created a new weapon of mass destruction. As a result, Country B feels threatened and takes the opportunity to build up their military and create new weapons for themselves.
Nationalism
Terrorists have a strong connection to their home country or religious group taking this feeling of pride to a dangerous level that can create tension among nations and groups
Imperialism
Country A needs a way to obtain natural resources. They decide to acquire territories under their control so that they can get the needed resources at an inexpensive price.
Alliances
Country A has developed relationships with three different countries that are known enemies. The relationships and agreements are being kept secret so that Country A can benefit from cheap resources without conflict.