Essay On The Assassination Of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

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The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand Have you ever thought about what started World War 1? The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914 contributed to the beginning of the war. Archduke Franz Ferdinand was the Royal Prince of Hungary and the Archduke of Austria-Este from 1896-1914. Many people who lived during this time called this a very traumatic era because just after the assassination of Franz Ferdinand, World War 1 started. World War 1 was one of the worst wars ever, with 9 millions deaths and 21 million wounded. If the assassination of Franz Ferdinand had never happened, countries wouldn’t have been torn apart and millions of lives have been spared. The assassination of Archduke of Franz Ferdinand was unjust because…show more content…
Although some people liked him, many people disagreed with his political views. “Ferdinand also thought that idea of a federalism made up 16 states; the aim being the avoid disintegration of the fading Austro-Hungarian empire. These ideas weren 't popular among the ruling elite”(Duffy). As stated above, the political ideas of Franz Ferdinand weren 't very popular among the ruling elite, but he did know that something needed to be done to change the country. If they had given him a chance, some good would have probably come out of this situation. Either way, the assassination of Franz Ferdinand wasn’t justified because of his political views. In conclusion, Franz Ferdinand was a great man who did good things in his life, but his assassination was very unjust. People shouldn 't be murdered just because of their political views. Also, he cared very much for his country and it was very disrespectful that this event happened and his country didn 't protect and support him. Franz Ferdinand’s assassination was unjust because he was the Royal Prince of Hungary and loyal to his country, but many did not like his political views. In the end, we now will remember the great tragedy that lead to the loss of thousands of lives and will forever
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