The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, of Austria. He was a member of the imperial Habsburg dynasty. His death propelled Europe into the biggest conflict the continent had ever known.
The outbreak of militarism happen because of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Militarism shape the culture , the media , and the public opinion. It created a environment where the war was the best way of resolving international disputes.
Europe's six major allies were split into 2 major alliances, that would form the warring side in World War 1. Alliances made an agreement by two or more parties to secure common goals and to defend the other party in case of war.
Treaty of Versailles
Britain was one of the most expanded empires in WWI, therefore they were one of the most important and powerful empires during the war. Imperialism lead to countries strengthening their military.
Nationalism inspired the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Nationalism was an intense form of patriotism . Archduke was an ethnic German ruling an empire that included ethnic slaves .
Germany had formally surrendered and all the nation had agreed to stop fighting, while the terms of peace were negotiated. Germany and the allied nations sign the Treaty of Versailles, formally ending the war.