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The causes of World War I

Killing of austria hungarys Francis Ferdinand


The black hand

the Black Hand is often viewed as having contributed to the start of World War I

It was formed with the aim of uniting all of the territories with majority South Slavic population not ruled by the Kingdom of Serbia or Kingdom of Montenegro in the manner of earlier national unification processes, primarily Italian in 1870 and German in 1871.


Gavrilo Princip

was a Bosnian Serb who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, in Sarajevo on 28 June 1914.[3]


The archduke Franz Ferdinand

Franz Ferdinand was an Archduke of Austria-Este, Austro-Hungarian and Royal Prince of Hungary and of Bohemia, and from 1896 until his death, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne.


The schlieffen plan

Called for the German army to make a vast encircling movement through Belgium into northern France that would sweep around Paris and surround most of the French army.


Triple alliances vs. triple entente

Triple entente- Great Britain France and Russia

Alliance-Germany Austria-Hungary, Italy


First battle of the Marne

British and French forces under the French commander General Joseph joffre stopped the Germans east of Paris


Battle of verdin

during the First World War on the Western Front between the German and French armies,


The battle of the Somme

The Battle of the Somme, also known as the Somme Offensive, was one of the largest battles of the First World War. Fought between July 1 and November 1, 1918 near the Somme River in France, it was also one of the bloodiest military battles in history. On the first day alone, the British suffered more than 57,000 casualties, and by the end of the campaign the Allies and Central Powers would lose more than 1.5 million men.


Lawrence of Arabia

British officer incited Arab princes to revolt against their ottoman overlords


The Lusitania

Ship that German torpedoed and sunk


Germany's war ram material board



England's ministry of munitions

Leader David Lloyd George. Took steps to ensure that private industry would produce war materiel at limited profits. Later given power to take over plants manufacturing war goods.


Paul Von Hindenburg

Commanding general


Erich von lundendorf

Chief of staff of Hindenburg


George's Clemenceau

Established clear civilian control of total war government. Strong leader in French war government.


Ireland's Easter uprising

The Rising was mounted by Irish republicans to end British rule in Ireland, secede from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and establish an independent Irish Republic while the United Kingdom was heavily engaged in World War I. It was the most significant uprising in Ireland since the rebellion of 1798.[2]