Causes of World War I
By Marco Navarro
The Assasination of Archduke Ferdinand
Archduke Francis Ferdinand was assassinated by a Serbian terrorist named Gavrilo Princip. The Archduke's assassination started the outbreak of World War 1. Austria then declard war on Serbia. Because of Austria's alliance with Germany, Serbia try to get help from Russia. After this, a serious of wars began and caused many deaths over time.
The rise of Nationalism
Nationalism encouraged support for military units and for a country's use of force to reach its goals. Since then, Germany had the best trained army in the world. Germany began making a naval force that was big enough to challenge the British navy. Which obviously created a lot of pride and war like actions to unleash at the time being.