Causes of Word War 1
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1.How did militarism increase tensions among European nations?
Having a large and strong standing army made citizens feel patriotic. However, it also frightened some people.
2.What is Nationalism?
When the people of a country take pride in their own nation or country.
3.How did Nationalism increase tensions among European nations?
It can cause intense competition among nations with each seeking to overpower the other.
4.What is Imperialism?
A stronger nation takes control or dominates a weaker country or territory.
5.What is an alliance?
Signed treaties in which each nation involved pledges to defend the other if attacked by an aggressor.
6.How did alliances increase tensions among European nations?
It drew them into war
7.What is Militarism?
The policy of glorifying military power and keeping an army prepared for war
8.What countries made up the "Triple alliance"?
Germany, Austria - Hungary, Italy
9.What countries made up the "Triple Entenete?
Great Britain, France and Russia
10.What single event set in motion the start of World War I?
The assassination of the Austria- Hungary Archduke Franz Ferdinand in June 1914.
B1: What was the purpose of the alliances?
To prevent war in Europe.
It the acronym that explains the causes of World War I-