Causes of World War I

Kaitlyn Geltmacher

Militarism

They wanted a larger supply of weapons, troops, and improving natives.

Alliances

So many people had alliances with each other that they ended up fighting with each other. If one country was attacked then the others would be forced to go into war.

Nationalism

Each country wanted its own dominance and power. Nationalism means pride in ones country.

Imperialism

Imperialism means the power of ones country. In Africa & Asia they fought to get their natural resources, because they didn't have the technology to get to it so we wanted to come over and get the resouce.

Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand

They were protesting Austria Hungary's control over Serbian regions of Europe.

Sources

Militarism - snyders book

Alliances - snyders book

Nationalism - snyders book

Imperialism - notes

Assassination of archduke ferdinand - notes