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Arts and Humanities
World History 29-1
Terms in this set (41)
germany, austria-hungary, great britain, russia, italy, and frace
europe's greatest powers
materials and markets
Increasing rivalry among European nations stemmed from what?
nationalistic rivalries caused what?
Territory taken by Germany from France as a rest of the Franco Prussian war. France never got over it.
Austria-Hungary and Russia tried to dominate this European southern region.
Africa and Asia
European countries claimed colonies in _________ and _____
in europe greatness was through a great what?
In 1914 all armies were great except who's?
military experts stressed the importance to do what to their troops?
The policy of glorifying military power and keeping an army prepared for war was known as
The greatest threat to peace in Bismarck's eyes.
Bismarck believed that France still wanted revenge for its defeat in this war
Bismarck's first goal
Bismarck's (Germany's) secret treaty with Austria which provided for support if attacked by Russia.
An alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy in the years before WWI.
In 1887, Bismarck took yet another possible ally away from France by making a treaty with who?
Germany' foreign policy changed dramatically when?
Kaiser Wilhelm II
Forced Bismarck to resign.
Wilhelm let the German treaty with Russia what in 1890?
Defensive military alliance
Russia formed this with France in 1891
large empire, navy
Kaiser was jealous of Britain's
a group of ships
enlarged their fleet
britain's reaction to kaiser challenging them
In 1904 Britain and France made a what?
A military alliance between Great Britain, France, and Russia in the years preceding World War I.
Triple Alliance, Triple Entente
Two rival camps in Europe
power keg of europe
The Balkans since they had a long history of ethnic uprising and nationalistic clashes
Dispute occurred here
What empire was in rapid decline in the 1900s?
Bulgaria, Greece, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia
Declared independence when the Ottoman Empire was in decline
They supported Serbia nationalism while they felt threatened by it
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Austria annexed this country in 1908, Archduke Franz Ferdinand was killed here
Who wanted to rule Bosnia and Herzegovina and so were mad at Austria?
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Archduke of Austria Hungary assassinated by a Serbian in 1914. His murder was one of the causes of WW I.
wife of Ferdinand
Capital of Bosnia
Serbian nationalist/terrorist group responsible for the assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Committed to ridding Bosnia of Austrian Rule.
Did Serbia accept most or all of Austria's harsh ultimatum demands?
July 28, 1914
Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia
Russia made their troops move where the same day Austria declared war?
British foreign minister, Italian government, Kaiser Wilhelm
Who urged Austria and Russia to negotiate?
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