Causes of WWI

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Militarism

A country should maintain a strong military capability and be prepared to use it aggresively.


Nationalism

Nationalism is excessive feelings of patriotism. Some americans were ignorant about their patriotism.


Alliances

Countries come together, to protect each other and other mutual benefits.


Archduke Francis Ferdinand

Ferdinand was assassinated by a Serbian nationalist. The nationalist was only in his teen years when he performed the assassination.


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Serbia

Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia to start WWI.


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Allies

The allies consisted of France, UK, Italy, Russia, and eventually the USA.


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Central Powers

Central powers consisted of Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman empire, Kingdom of Bulgaria.


Kaiser Wilhelm II

Last german emperor, king of Prussia.


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