Archduke Alliance Causes

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The final two causes for the war was Alliances and the Assassination of the Archduke from the beginning of the war. The assassination of the Archduke was just a starting point for the war to begin. After the assassination, that’s when countries began forming alliances. There were two alliances: The Triple Alliances, or the Allies, and the Triple Entente, or the Central Powers. The Allies consisted of France, Great Britain, Russia (up to half way through the war), the United States (at the end of the war), and Italy (at the end of the war). The Central Powers consisted of Germany, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire (now Turkey), and Italy (at the beginning of the war). Alliances were formed to protect each country from enemy countries but it

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