World War 1. Peterson – US 2 Chapter 11. MAIN - Causes of World War I. M ilitarism An aggressive attitude led to an arms race, producing strong navies and armored vehicles.
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Peterson – US 2
Militarism An aggressive attitude led to an arms race, producing strong navies and armored vehicles.
Alliances The alliances of Europe were formed for protection against each other. However, they very quickly became aggressive towards one another.
Imperialism European countries divided up Africa and Asia to strengthen the political and economic power of the mother country, which caused competition.
Nationalism was both a uniting force and a divisive one. It resulted in Germany and Italy uniting into strong nations, and also caused the eventual disintegration of the Ottoman Empire and Austria-Hungary.
Attempt looks like it is going to be a failure…but then GavriloPrincip was able to shoot FF
Germany knows they can not win a two front war, and Russia and France are allies
Verdun- 500K dead on each side
Wilson’s Efforts for Peace