The armies of both France and Germany had more than doubled between 1870 and 1914 and there was fierce competition between Britain and Germany for mastery of the seas.Von Schlieffen also drew up a plan of action that involved attacking France through Belgium if Russia made an attack on Germany. The map below shows how the plan was to work.
This land looks great for my new boy scout camp
An alliance is an agreement made between two or more countries to give each other help if it is needed. When an alliance is signed, those countries become known as Allies.This was made between Russia, France and Britain to counter the increasing threat from Germany.
Assassination Franz Josef
Nationalism means being a strong supporter of the rights and interests of one’s country. The Congress of Vienna held after Napoleon’s exile to Elba aimed to sort out problems in Europe.
Alliance The triple alliance
I wonder if he is thinking why the paper and pen is giant.
Why is the pen and paper so big?
Imperialism is when a country takes over new lands or countries and makes them subject to their rule. By 1900 the British Empire extended over five continents and France had control of large areas of Africa. With the rise of industrialism countries needed new markets.
Sparked the outbreak of World War I Archduke Franz Ferdinand, nephew of Emperor Franz Josef and heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, is shot to death along with his wife by a Serbian nationalist in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on this day in 1914.
This complex three way alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy was driven by anti-French and anti-Russian sentiment. Each of the three was committed to provide military support to the others, if one was attacked by two other powers or if Germany and Italy were attacked by France.