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Canada And the Great War. Miss Pakkar Student Teacher BA . Assassination of Franz Ferdinand. Who: Heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire. What: Assassinated by Gavrilo Princip , member of the Black Hand Society Where: Sarajevo, Bosnia When: June 28 th , 1914

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Canada and the great war

Canada And the Great War

Miss Pakkar

Student Teacher

BA


Assassination of franz ferdinand

Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

  • Who: Heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

  • What: Assassinated by GavriloPrincip, member of the Black Hand Society

  • Where: Sarajevo, Bosnia

  • When: June 28th, 1914

  • Why: The Black Hand Society was a pro-Independence society and wanted independence from the Austrio-Hungarian empire.

Image: artsytime.com


Europe before the war

Europe Before the War

Before WWI, certain European nations had signed treaties of alliance with each other.

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Pre war alliances

Pre-War Alliances

  • After the assassination of the Archduke, Austri0-Hungary declared war on Serbia. Germany invaded Belgium in support of her ally, Austrio-Hungary.

  • Russo-Serbian alliance

  • Russo-French alliance

  • English-Belgian alliance

  • Austrio-Hungary- German alliance

  • German-Italian alliance


Immediate reactions

Immediate Reactions

  • The war was received enthusiastically by Canadians. Marching in streets.

  • High enlistment, many turned away: Canadian Expeditionary Force

  • P.M. Robert Borden & Minister of Defence Sam Hughes and the War Measures Act

  • The war will be “over by Christmas” attitude

Source: canadahistory.com


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