The cause of WW1 wasn’t just one event, but multiple things that added up: classes, nationalism, and alliances between countries. As the war was about to start, the countries prepared for battle, although they didn’t know the outcome but they were ready to fight to the death. By 1914, the power key that was imperial alliances had been given a crucial spark; the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand triggered series of war declarations that would eventually grow into the most devastating war the world had ever experienced. Archduke Franz Ferdinand was nephew Emperor Franz Josef and heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
In 1914 a war that brought the world together, sparked by the assassination of Austria-Hungary’s heir to the throne, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, by an assassin from Serbia. Austria-Hungary coming to a point where they blamed Serbia for being behind the assassination requests that Germans back them up when they declare war on Serbia. But there was more to the cause of the World War 1 than what meets the eye.
The first important effect the war of 1812 had was the way it changed foreign policy for America. One of the major problems before the war, was the way Britain forced neutral nations trade to go through British authorities first. Not only that but they’d take American seamen and force them into the British navy.
After Serbia appealed to Russia for help, the czar’s government began moving towards mobilization of its army, believing that Germany was using the crisis as an excuse to launch a preventive war in the Balkans. Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia on July 28. On August 1, after hearing news of Russia’s general mobilization, Germany declared war on Russia. The German army then launched its attack on Russia’s ally, France, through Belgium, violating Belgian neutrality and bringing Great Britain into the war as well.
Great Britain burned the white house and other buildings, but in the end, the American flag still waved the fort, proving that the fort had not been captured by Great Britain. Madison encouraged congress to declare war and solved many conflicts by violence with other countries, causing him to be involved with other countries
WW1 was a terrible war between the central powers; Germany, Austria-Hungary and Ottoman Empire against the allied powers; Great Britain, France, Russia and later joined by the U.S. and Italy. The main reason why all the countries got irate at each other was because of the death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand the heir to Austria’s throne. But overall the main causes of WW1 were either Militarism, Alliances, Imperialism or Nationalism. I strongly believe that the cause that had the biggest impact on WW1 was Imperialism.
This is suggesting that it was needed to free Russia from Nicholas’s power, even though he had already abdicated. Although it is understood that the purpose of killing his family was to ensure an end to the Romanov reign, these murders were unjust because the entire family along with their help was killed as well. Nicholas II was a poor government figure for Russia, however death was the incorrect punishment. An alternative plan would have been to imprison the family to prevent the Tsar’s children taking over power rather than killing them. The punishment was unjust for the Czar and his
From 1914 to 1918 World War One occurred due to the murder of the Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand, by a Serbian group named the Black Hand. Additionally, several powerful countries, including Germany, France, and Britain, established a series of alliances that amplifies the size of the war. Likewise, the war expanded by the strong nationalist beliefs of each country, therefore a countless amount of men desired to fight the war, in order to support their country. This sense of nationalism is a theme explored throughout Erich Maria Remarque's novel All Quiet on the Western Front, through the lense of a young German Soldier. The protagonist, Paul, a 19 year old soldier, explores the horrors of war through strong comradeship, the death of companions,
World war 1 was the first world war that started on July 1914. What lead to this war is when terrorists had assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand on June 28, 1914. Other causes of World
the battle ended with forcing Huerta to resign and achieving victory for Villa.(Neth) The Mexican revolution of 1910 left a great impact on the country. The revolution was able to remove Diaz from his position, which was one of the main reasons why the revolution started in the first place. During the revolution, more artist and musicians showed, and their goal was ".. to redefine Mexico's national identity and dignify the struggles of everyday peoples. Nationalism formed a cultural core of the Mexican Revolution" (Green, Skidmore, and Smith
Major empires like Britain and Germany dominated Northern Europe and gave their people a form of nationalism that filled the people with righteousness and superiority. However, there was another form of Nationalism forming in Southern Europe, mainly the Balkans, that didn 't involve military power or supremacy. This form of Nationalism that included a fight for independence and autonomy and self government. “Pan-Slavism, the belief that the Slavic peoples of Eastern Europe should have their own nation, was strongly opposed to the Austro-Hungarian Empire and its control and influence over the region.” (Alpha History)
World War 1 was caused largely by Kaiser Wilhelm’s war-mongering actions in the 1890s and early 1900s. Throughout his time as the kaiser, he attempted to disrupt alliances, challenged world powers, and influence smaller countries with his beliefs. The kaiser only appears once, briefly, in All Quiet on the Western Front, to inspect soldiers and hand out iron crosses. Despite that fact, he is still an important aspect of the novel because without his actions that actively encouraged war, World War 1 would likely not have happened.
Brianna Hernandez Mr. Montecino Intro to literature 9 April 2017 Bosnian Genocide The Bosnian Genocide was caused by Serbia “ethnically cleanse” Through the years 1992-1995 the Bosnian genocide has killed over 100,000 people, Including the of Bosnian and Serbian people(hmh.org, 2). The breakup of the country Yugoslavia caused the ethnic group in the region to fight for control that lead to the Serbian people believing that Bosnia needed to be “ethnically cleansed”. April 1992, the “cleansing” began, they did this removing all Bosnian Muslims, also referred to as Bosniaks, the Serbians struck the Bosniaks with Yugoslavian military equipment and surrounded the capital cities, Sarajevo (2-3, 1).
World war one was one of the most gruesome wars in all of humanity's history. It was caused by four major factors. First was the aggressive nationalism of each country, second was the the intense love for militarism by each nation, third was the making of alliances between nations in case of war, finally the event that caused a declaration of war was the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand. This all led to a four year was that included the world's biggest military powers to go against one another. One of these powers that fought in the war is the United States of America.