Australians in world war 1

Militarilsm

The policy of building up or creating a large military.


Imperialism

A country attempts to extend its power and influence over other countries, through diplomacy or military force. Industrialised European nations sought colonies. Germany did not seek to extend its empire outside Europe until 1884.


Nationalism

Pride in ones country. Extreme nationalism is to believe you're better than other countries and or people and are willing to defend your country. Germany had an alliance with the Austro-Hungarian Empire and Italy.


Alliances

An agreement between two or more countries to help each other out and defend each other. Brittan had alliances with:

France, Russia, Italy, Greece, Japan, Germany, Austria, Hungary and England


The Catalyst

Archduke Franz Fedeinand was the spark of his assination. for the war. Bosima and Herzeginia, were annexed by Austria- Hungary in 1908.

The signicance of Anzac Day for Australians

Anzac day has became a major celebration day in Australia. It celebrates the great traditions born on the shores of Gallipoli in 1915. it is a day that that we all remember the Australians who served and died in the wars. Anzac day has a been a special day since the first landings and war memorials sprang up in large numbers in the 1920s and 1930s. Each war memorial is a sacred ground. It represents the resting place of all those young soldiers who could never be brought home to be buried.


Australia's unknown soldier was entombed in the Hall of Memory at the Australian War Memorial on the 11th of November, 1993. The body was exhumed from the Adelaide cemetery at Villers-Bretonneux in France and flown back to Australia to lie in the state Old Parliament House in Canberra for three days. The unknown soldier fought in World War 1 and he his unknown because he was hound without an identity disc.