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WW1 Vocab LIst

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Militarism
the belief or desire of a government or people that a country should maintain a strong military capability and be prepared to use it aggressively to defend or promote national interests.
Alliances
agreements between nations to aid and protect one another
Imperialism
domination by one country of the political, economic, or cultural life of another country or region
Nationalism
pride in one's country
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
(crown prince) heir to Austrian throne from 1896: assassinated on June 28, 1914 during good-will mission in Sarajevo, Bosnia (Aus-Hung) by Serbians, sparking WWI: caused Germany and other Austro Allies to declare war on Serbia and its allies
Triple Alliance
An alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy in the years before WWI.
Triple Entente
An alliance between Great Britain, France and Russia in the years before WWI.
Gavrilo Princip
member of the black hand; shot Austrian Archduke Ferdinand and wife June 28, 1914- set off WWI
Black Hand
the Serbian terrorist group that planned to assassinate Franz Ferdinand