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Military Alliances

Formal agreements between 2 or more nations to either defend each other in case of an attack or support if their ally enters a war

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What are the Underlying Causes of WWI?

Militarism, Alliances, Nationalism, & Imperialism

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Who were included in the "Central Powers"?

Germany, Ottomam Empire, & Austria-Hungary

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Who were included in the "Allies"?

Serbia, Portugual, Romania, Russia, Italy, Great Britian, and Greece (S.P.R.R.I.G.G)

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What are the advantages of alliances?

Powerful combinations that no one would attack

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What are the disadvantages of alliances?

The growth of rival alliances could increase international tensions. Conflict could turn to war.

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Alliances

Agreements or promises to defend & help another country

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Nationalism

Having pride in your country, willing to defend it

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Assassination

To kill suddenly or secretly, esp. a prominent person

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Why did the assassination of the A-H leaders take place?

The Serbian Terrorist group was outraged that the A-H leaders were visiting Sarajevo on the day Serbia declared its freedom from A-H

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When did the assassination take place?

June 18, 1914 in the Austria-Hungary Empire

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How did the assassination spark WWI?

The people of A-H were enraged that their leaders were assassinated. Esp. by Serbians, this led to war with Serbia

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Militarism

Building up armed forces, getting ready for war