Sarajevo of Bosnia was filled with Serbs and Slavs. Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary went to visit his nephew and ignored the warnings of anti-Austrian. When Ferdinand and his wife rode in an open car, they were shot by a conspirator, Gavrilo Princip. when word got around, Vienna thought it was an excuse to crush Serbia.
Treaties and Ententes
The Alliances Central Powers: Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire VS. The Allies: France, Britain, and Russia.
When the war started, Germany had conflict with Russia and France. Germany's plan to defeat them was to march through Belgium and to Paris. But the plan failed because Russia mobilized faster than expected. Belgium and Britain joined the fight when they got angry at Germany for marching through there country.
We surrender. No more war.
The advancement of war technology has changed wars. Some of the weapons were rapid-fire machine guns and long-range artillery. There were also poison gases in 1915. The lat advancement in military weapons were Tanks, Airplanes, and submarines.
The treaty of Versailles
These two alliances had a great amount of tension among each other. These Two huge alliances felt threatened by each other and wanted their rival gone. These countries and Alliances caused the War
The Germans were convinced that they couldn't win the war. Te central powers were ready to collapse so the Germn government asked or a Armistice. Because of the Armistice, The two rivalries decide to end the fight and the war ended.
The Allies made Germany sign the treaty of Versailles to ensure the victory. The treaty mainly blamed the Germans for the war and aimed to weakened them. They had to choice but to agree and signed the treaty.