Ch 16 Timeline

Aimee Hebert

1870- France Gave Up Territory Along the German Border

Prussia forced France to give up territory along the German border. As a result, France and Germany became enemies.

1870- Triple Alliance Formed

As part of its plan to unify Germany, Prussia forced France to give up territory along the German border. As a result, France and Germany became enemies. To protect itself, Germany signed alliances with Italy and with the huge empire of Austria-Hungary, which controlled much of southeastern Europe. This became known as the Triple Alliance.

1894- Franco Russian Alliance

1898- Germany began building a large modern navy

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1908- Austria-Hungary annexed Bosnia

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1898- Germany began building a large modern navy