Our nation has more military supplies to use in war!
We both want to imperialize Africa!
Militarism was when counties had a strong desire to have a good military. Nations were spending more money on the military and supplies. Therefore, they had more military items to use in war.
I want to show how great my nation is by gaining more power!
Nations were now becoming alliances. When a nation had a conflict, it's alliances needed to come help. This caused more nations to be involved during problems which could lead to a war between all the helping nations. All the major nations were now linked. Great Britain, France, and Russia were alliances. While Germany, Italy, and Austria-Hungary also were alliances.
Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Imperialism was when a country would take control over a colony. Many nations were now competing for colonies that they could imperialize. This competition led to rivalries between different European countries.
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Nationalism was when a country had a lot of pride. European countries were now gaining a lot of nationalism which caused them to want to assert their power leading to war.
Archduke was assassinated by a Serbian terrorist organization. This assassination caused tension and problems between the different alliancing European countries.