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11: Yugoslavia 2
... being mainly, Roman catholic, and many Islamic. Among all the salvs there was a strong sense of subjugation which was a uniting power. These similarities were also seen by the two powers at the time (Austria-Hungary, Ottoman-Turkey). At this time the two powers sowed the seeds of distrust in to the southern slavs who the craving for independence that serbia had. This was directed mainly at Serbia whom both ... unified country should be. This made the job of unification three times more difficult. The goals of Serbia were courageous, and valiant, but they were to never succeed.. They were never meant to succeed, because Austria and Hungary, wanted the whole Balkan region to themselevs. Austria, and Hungary wanted control of the region, in order to accompolish this, they gave themselves the right to annex the region of Bosnia and Herzogoniva into a new province. The Alliance was so keen ...
12: Diad Germany Cause WW1?
... non-military alliance called the Entente Cordial. As a result at the outbreak of war Europe was divided into two armed camps, the Triple Alliance and the Triple Entente. The Triple Alliance consisted of Germany, Austria-Hungry and Italy and the Triple Entente was made up of Britain, France, and Russia. These alliances facilitated a political assassination sparking a World War. Along with the hostile divisions in Europe came the expansion ... ultimately mobilised eleven million troops, France mobilised twenty percent of her population or 7,800,000 and Russia mobilised sixteen million men (White Heat 7). By 1914 the general staffs in Germany, France, Russia and Austria favoured war. Germany and Britain were involved in a naval race, which caused antagonism between the two powers due to Britain’s pride in her naval fleet and the necessity of it to maintain her ... nationalism running through society, that never again would Europe display this kind of patriotic fervour, the conflict to come would destroy it (The Origins of War 5). Nationalism was also a cause of World War1. Austria’s unfair treatment of the minorities in her Empire caused the spread of Balkan nationalism. Serbia had been forced to hand over Bosnia and Herzegovina to Austria to obtain her independence and due to ...
13: Causes And Effects Of World Wa
... Prince being shot in Serbia. However the assignation of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie , in Sarajevo was not the main cause of the Great War. Rather, it was the breaking point for Austria in its dealings with Serbia. The truth of the matter is that several factors played a role in the outbreak of the catastrophic war the engulfed the nations of Europe for over four years. World ... Franco- Prussian War was one of the major causes of the war. In order to diplomatically isolate France, Bismarck formed the Three Emperor s League in 1872, which was an alliance between Germany, Russia, and Austria-Hungary. Then in 1882 , Bismarck took advantage of Italian resentment toward France and formed the Triple Alliance between Germany, Italy and Austria-Hungry. In 1890 Bismarck was dismissed from his office and France took the opportunity to gain an ally, therefore , in 1891 the Franco- Russian Entente was formed. Then in 1904 Britain and France put ...
14: Hitler
Hitler Hitler Is Born On the evening of April 20, 1889, Adolf Hitler was born in the village of Braunau Am in Austria. Nobody knew he would grow up and someday lead a movement that would hurt many families. Throughout his early days Adolf's mother feared loosing him. She paid a lot of attention to him and ... most of his life in the Civil Services. He was used to giving and taking orders and liked his children to do the same. The children had many chores on their small farm outside Linz, Austria. Adolf's mother, Klara, was more attending to Edmund and soon Paula than to Adolf. The family now consisted of Edmund, Paula, Adolf and an older half brother Alois Jr., a half sister Angela and ... 14 he ran away, never seeing his father again. That put Adolf , the next oldest boy, in his shoes. At this time, the family sold the farm and moved to a small town of Lambach, Austria. The family would make many moves after that. This meant less chores and more free time to Adolf. Adolf attended a school in an old Catholic Benediction Monastery. The monastery was decorated with carved ...
15: Essay On Origins Of World War
... that by not co-operating with the Austrian government over the implications of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand assassination they were indirectly preparing for a war they would fight but did not want. Fay says that Austria was more responsible for the war than any other power but not in military attack, but more in the form of self-defence. He makes it clear that Austria was justified in their battle and that they didn’t have to, “sit back and await the dismemberment at the hands of its neighbors.” (Fay, The origins of the World War). Fay believes that Berchtold ... involved with the war. Fay’s third country’s explanation was that of Germany. He believed that Germany did not want a war and tried to avert one completely. It is his belief that since Austria was Germany’s only dependable ally, they were dragged into the war. Furthermore, he explains that Germany’s geographical location, being in the middle of the conflict between France and Russia, they had little ...
16: Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck-Schönhausen
... in the unification of Germany. This Prussian junker, or aristocrat, was a Prussian nationalist and later a German nationalist. As Chief Minister to Wilhelm I of Prussia, he devised and executed a "klein-deutsch" (excluding Austria) plan to unify Germany. It was Bismarck's goal to unite the German states in a strong, single German empire with Prussia at its center. To do this, Bismarck would need to support of a ... Bismarck knew that war would be necessary to achieve German unification and so he began to plan accordingly. In 1864, Christian IX of Denmark tired to seize the border territories of Schleswig-Holstein. Prussia and Austria joined forces verses Denmark to stop Christian IX. Denmark lost. This resulted in the Gastein Convention. This convention declared joint control over Schleswig-Holstein. Two years later, Bismarck accused Austria of violating the Gastein Convention. At this time he also submitted a plan for German unification to the German Diet. This plan excluded Austria (klein-deutsch). As a result of this, Austria and other ...
17: Causes Of The Wwi
... more people. The right to vote gave citizens greater interest and greater pride in national goals. As a result, parliamentary governments grew increasingly powerful. On the other hand, nationalism weakened the eastern European empires of Austria-Hungary, Russia, and Ottoman Turkey. Those empires ruled many national groups that clamored for independence. Conflicts among national groups were especially explosive in the Balkans--the states on the Balkan Peninsula in southeastern Europe. The ... the Balkans had been part of the Ottoman Empire. First Greece and then Montenegro, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, and Albania won independence in the period from 1821 to 1913. Each state quarreled with neighbors over boundaries. Austria-Hungary and Russia also took advantage of the Ottoman Empire's weakness to increase their influence in the Balkans. Rivalry for control of the Balkans added to the tensions that erupted into World War I. Serbia led a movement to unite the region's Slavs. Russia, the most powerful Slavic country, supported Serbia. But Austria-Hungary feared Slavic nationalism, which stirred unrest in its empire. Millions of Slavs lived under Austria-Hungary's rule. In 1908, Austria-Hungary greatly angered Serbia by adding the Balkan territory of Bosnia-Herzegovina ...
18: Causes Of World War I 2
... countries that were small and less powerful than most countries. This leads to the small countries making diplomatic statistics with other countries to be safe. However in example of a nationalistic cause in the war, Austria-Hungary was starting to be concerned when the Slavs in northern part of their empire wanted to join up Serbia. Of course, having a strong nationalism in Austria-Hungary, Austria-Hungary started being concerned. They did not want to lose their land and power to Serbia, especially when Serbia was doing anti-Austrian activities. Sooner or later, this lead to Austria starting to prepare ...
19: Weapons of World War 1
Weapons of World War 1 Period 4 Modern world histiory On June 28, 1914 a tradgite occurred- Arch Duke Francis Ferdinand of Austria was murdered. While in Sarajevo, the capital of the Bosnia an assassin killed him for no aparent reason. The assassin was Gavrilo Princip, a serb terrorist. Austria claimed that the serb government officials also belonged to Princip's group. For years Serbia and Austria had been unfriendly because Serbian patriots wanted to unite all Serbs into a single nation. Serbs living in Austria would be effected by this decision. Austria was strongly opposed to this. Austria now decided ...
20: Cyril Falls, "The Great War"
... related to battles. Book One -1914 Chapter I, Vultures in the skies: This chapter deals about the cause of World War I. At a Sunday morning in June 28 1914 the Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria visited the city of Sarajevo. At this day the Archduke and his wife planed a parade through Sarajevo. Everything started quite and the mop was cheering. But while the parade was going on a terrorist who fought for the independence of Serbia from Austria-Hungary threw a bomb at the car of the Archduke, but the pair had a little bit luck which lasted not long. While the pair continued the parade another assassin shot the pair with a ... to avoid a two front war so that the bigger strength of the Entente would be compensated. The numbers at the beginning of the war were: Russia 114 divisions Germany 87 divisions French 62 divisions Austria 49 divisions Britain 6 divisions (got bigger during the war, from her colonies) Chapter III The Clash in the West: The Germans took the initiative during the beginning of the war. They followed with ...

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