Causes of WWI
AMERICANS CAN BE DUMB
A country should maintain a strong military capability and be prepared to use it aggresively.
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.
Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia to start WWI.
The allies consisted of France, UK, Italy, Russia, and eventually the USA.
Central powers consisted of Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman empire, Kingdom of Bulgaria.
Kaiser Wilhelm II
Last german emperor, king of Prussia.