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Underlying Causes of ‘The War to End all Wars’. “ silly generals and pedantic diplomats” A J P Taylor. The Madrid Convention of 1880. Dogger Bank Incident. The Treaty of Bjorko. First Moroccan Crisis. 1905 – 1906 Germany, Austria-Hungary, Great Britain, France, Russia, Spain.

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Underlying causes of the war to end all wars

Underlying Causes of ‘The War to End all Wars’

“ silly generals and pedantic diplomats”

A J P Taylor


The madrid convention of 1880

The Madrid Convention of 1880


Dogger bank incident

Dogger Bank Incident


The treaty of bjorko

The Treaty of Bjorko


First moroccan crisis

First Moroccan Crisis

  • 1905 – 1906

  • Germany, Austria-Hungary, Great Britain, France, Russia, Spain


Start of the triple entente

Start of the Triple Entente

France tried to bring Russia and GB together, but Dogger Bank incident as well as GB relationship with Japan made things difficult

France, Great Britain, Russia


Germany now circled

Germany now circled?

  • Germany had circled herself out of the great power concert.

  • Only ally is Austria- Hungary


Underlying causes of the war to end all wars

“You English, are mad, mad, mad as March hares.   What has come over you that you are so completely given over to suspicions quite unworthy of a great nation? ... I have said time after time that I am a friend of England ... but you make things difficult for me.... The prevailing sentiment among large sections of the middle and lower classes of my own people is not friendly to England...”

An interview with Kaiser Wilhelm II, published in the Daily Telegraph, 28 October 1908


The bosnian crisis

The Bosnian Crisis


Underlying causes of the war to end all wars

Huh?

“Because of the altered state of affairs in the Ottoman Empire ... I am forced to announce the annexation of Bosnia.”

Letter from Emperor Franz Josef of Austria-Hungary to Kaiser Wilhelm, 29 September 1908.

“In order to raise Bosnia to a higher level of political life ...   The new order of things will be a guarantee that civilization and prosperity will find a sure footing in your home.”

Franz Josef's Proclamation of the Annexation, 6 October, 1908 


The bosnian crisis background

The Bosnian Crisis - Background


The bosnian crisis1

The Bosnian Crisis


Second moroccan crisis agidir crisis

Second Moroccan Crisis (Agidir Crisis)

  • 1911

  • Germany, France, Great Britain


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