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Causes of WW1 (Chapter 25, section 1)
Terms in this set (20)
What were the underlying forces that led to WW1?
alliances, nationalism, militarism, imperialism
How did alliances contribute to the start of WW1?
countries felt very loyal to alliances, so when one country had a conflict with another, it led to allied countries having conflicts with other allied countries
How did nationalism contribute to the start of WW1?
the way to prove that your country was the best was through war, many nation-states also sought independence
How did militarism contribute to the start of WW1?
glorification of the military, brickmanship
How did imperialism contribute to the start of WW1?
imperialized territories enter the war with their european country to make it a full world war, many european countries also sought more expansion
building up strong armed forces to prepare for war
threatening to go to war to achieve your goals
military draft that was used by all western countries except US and britain
germany, austria-hungary, italy
britain, france, russia
sense of nationalism of the slavic people
german plan to first defeat france and then attack russia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
region in austria-hungary that sought independence
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
his murder was the primary cause of WW1
serbian man who killed archduke franz ferdinand
terrorist group that killed archduke franz ferdinand
process of assembling and making both troops and supplies ready for war
russia, britain, france, italy, US, portugal, romania, serbia, japan
germany, austria-hungary, ottoman empire, bulgaria
alliance between britain and japan