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“The Great War”. Or, "Some damn foolish thing in the Balkans,” (says Otto Von Bismarck) that sets off WWI!. Question of Alsace-Lorraine?. Disputed territory between France and Germany Led to the creation of alliances. Triple Alliance Germany Austria-Hungary Italy . Triple Entente

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the great war

“The Great War”

Or, "Some damn foolish thing in the Balkans,” (says Otto Von Bismarck) that sets off WWI!

question of alsace lorraine
Question of Alsace-Lorraine?
  • Disputed territory between France and Germany
  • Led to the creation of alliances
two alliances lead to war
Triple Alliance

Germany

Austria-Hungary

Italy

Triple Entente

France

Great Britain

Russia

Two Alliances lead to war…
the spark that sets off the powder keg
The Spark that sets off the Powder Keg!
  • June 28, 1914
  • Gavrilo Princip, a Serbian nationalist, assassinates Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary!
so here we go
So here we go…
  • Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia.
  • Russia gathers troops to declare war on Germany and defend their ally, Serbia.
and then
And then…
  • Germany declares war on Russia and France, since France supported Russia’s actions!
  • Germany invades NEUTRAL Belgium on August 4, 1914 (King Albert, Belgium)
there s more
There’s more…!
  • Great Britain enters for Allies to defend Belgium
  • British Prime Minister Asquith
the opposing sides
Central Powers

Germany

Austria-Hungary

Turkey

Bulgaria

And all their allies and colonies!

The Allied Powers

Britain

France

Russia

Italy (switches sides here!)

And all their allies and colonies!

The Opposing Sides
where s the u s a
Where’s the U.S.A.?
  • Staying outta this one!
  • (Well, trying to…)
  • But FAVORING their friend Great Britain!
  • US President Woodrow Wilson declares NEUTRALITY
  • MAP p. 455! p. 779 for the water.