World War I causes

Will mencel

5 causes

There were five causes of the First World War

Entangling alliances

Russia and Serbia

Germany and Austria-Hungary

France and Russia

Britain, France, and Belgium

Japan and Britain


The alliances were crazy and often were making countries confused and made the war a lot harder to understand

Militarism

Tech was improving and an arms race began seeing who could build the best military and the best weapons.

Definition:

  1. the belief or desire of a government or people that a country should maintain a strong military capability and be prepared to use it aggressively to defend or promote national interests.

Imperialism

People would just go in to another country and if they had something they would take it not ask

Definition:

a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force.

Nationalism

Pride in your country when it's doing good or bad


Definition:

a belief, creed or political ideology that involves an individual identifying with, or becoming attached to, one's nation.

No way to keep the peace

The world had no international way to keep the peace like the United nations