World War I
Causes of the War
Nationalism is to have pride in your country and to be ready to defend it.
Alliances are agreements or promises to defend and help another country.
Militarism is the building up of armed forces and getting ready for war.
The central powers where: Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Turkey. They formed this alliance because they felt threatened by Russia.
The allied powers were: Great Britain, Russia, France, and later on in the war America will join the allied powers. America will join the war because German forces will blow up a cruse liner named the "Lusitania".