Flashcards in Causes Of WWI Deck (13)
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
What are the Underlying Causes of WWI?
Militarism, Alliances, Nationalism, & Imperialism
Who were included in the "Central Powers"?
Germany, Ottomam Empire, & Austria-Hungary
Who were included in the "Allies"?
Serbia, Portugual, Romania, Russia, Italy, Great Britian, and Greece (S.P.R.R.I.G.G)
What are the advantages of alliances?
Powerful combinations that no one would attack
What are the disadvantages of alliances?
The growth of rival alliances could increase international tensions. Conflict could turn to war.
Agreements or promises to defend & help another country
Having pride in your country, willing to defend it
To kill suddenly or secretly, esp. a prominent person
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
When did the assassination take place?
June 18, 1914 in the Austria-Hungary Empire
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