COMMEMORATING 100 YEARS GALLIPOLI

CAUSES OF WORLD WAR 1

CAUSES OF WORLD WAR 1

The causes of world war 1 were Militarism, Alliances , Nationalism and Imperialism.They explanations and impact on the war as follows:

Militarism the policy of building or creating a large military ,their goal was to have more and better weapons than everyone else. By 1914 Britain only had a small army. Britain relied on its navy to protect itself and its empire. In 1888 Germany expanded its army meaning that Britain had to follow in order to keep a larger army than Germany

Alliances this is an agreement between two or more countries to help each other and defend each other. At the end of Franco-Prussian war Germany became suspicious of France so it created an alliance with AustrIa -Hungarian and Italy (the triple alliance).France also created an alliance with Russia and Great Britain (the triple entente)

imperialism this is when a country tries to extend its power and influence over other countries, through diplomacy or military force. In 1884 Germany sought to extend its empire outside Europe. Prior Germany focused on forming alliances within Europe to isolate France.

Nationalism extreme nationalism is to believe that you've more than other countries and are willing to defend your country. The Catalyst Archduke Franz and Ferdinand of Austria -Hungary. He was the spark which causes the war (after he was shot).

The significance of ANZAC Day for Australians

goes beyond the anniversary of landing on Gallipoli in 1915. It is the which we remember Australians who served and died on all wars , conflicts and peacekeeping operations.The spirit of the ANZAC , with its human qualities of courage of our sense of humour and national identity

MEMORIAL

In the aftermath of the battle of Pozieres in 1916, the Australians off war Charles Bean began to develop plans for national memories to commemorate the sacrifice made by his fellow Australians . He felt it was important for such a memory to be included an extensive military collection , in order to help Australians at home understand the war time experience : It had always been in the mind of many Australian soldiers to record a relics of their fighting would be preserved in some institutions in Australia and to several of us it had seemed that a museum housing these would form the most natural interesting and inspirational memories


REMEMBRANCE DAY

Is a memorial day observed in all commonwealth and national states since the end of world war 1 to remember the members of their armed forces who had died in the line of duty. The specifically designated by King George V on 7 November 1919