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World War I: From Neutrality to War. Chapter 6: Section 1. Causes of WWI. U.S. not involved, because we are __________ Nationalism Rejection of different ethnic groups Nationalism of a single ethnic group France wanted back the Alsace-Lorraine territory from Germany

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causes of wwi
Causes of WWI
  • U.S. not involved, because we are __________
  • Nationalism
    • Rejection of different ethnic groups
    • Nationalism of a single ethnic group
    • France wanted back the Alsace-Lorraine territory from Germany
    • Social Darwinism – best nation would come out ahead
    • Serbia challenges Austria-Hungary
causes of wwi cont
Causes of WWI cont…
  • Imperialism
    • Trade and possession of empires measured greatness
    • Competed for lands rich in resources and military bases
  • Militarism (glorification of military)
    • Increased size of armies and stockpiled weapons
      • Germany is hardcore – built navy to rival Britain
    • Next war would be more advanced
military strength

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Military Strength

Chart: Military Strength 1914

causes cont
Causes cont….
  • Alliances
    • Triple Alliance – Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy
    • Triple Entente – France, Russia and Great Britain
    • No one wanted to be seen as unreliable
    • War would smooth out domestic problems
  • M.A.I.N.
    • M.
    • A.
    • I.
    • N.
slide6

The Assassination

  • Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary visits Sarajevo
  • GavriloPrincip and the Black Hand
  • June 28, 1914 assassinates the Archduke
peace unravels
Peace Unravels
  • Austrian Emperor Francis Joseph blames Serbia
  • An ultimatum is sent to Serbia
    • End anti-Austrian agitation
    • Punish those involved in the murder
  • July 28 - Austria declares war on Serbia
world spreads
World Spreads
  • Germany offers a “blank check” to Austria
  • Serbia turns to Russia
    • Russia mobilizes
  • Germany declares war on Russia
  • Russia turns to France
  • Germany declares war on France
the schlieffen plan
The Schlieffen Plan
  • Italy decides to remain neutral
  • What will Britain do?
  • The Plan
    • Wipe out France then take care of Russia
    • March through Belgium
  • Britain declares war on Germany
who is to blame
Who is to blame
  • Austria wanted to punish Serbia for encouraging terrorism
  • Germany had to be the good ally
  • Russia had to stop Slavic oppression
  • France had to support Russia
  • Britain committed to protect Belgium
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