History Causes and consequences of WW1 - Coggle Diagram
History Causes and consequences of WW1
It was know as the greatest war, fought between 2 groups
initially made up of Germany, Austria- Hungary and Italy
Later joined by the Ottoman Empire
tensions before 1914- short term
World wide conflict- long term
WW1 lasted for 4 years- 1914-1918
20 million people died and around 20 million of people were wounded
Began on the 28th July 1914
when Austria- Hungary declared war on Serbia
Now the Triple Entente is made up of Great Britain, Turkey, France and Russia.
Ended on 11th of November 1918 when the allies and Germany signed a cease fire.
Cease fire: a temporary suspension of fighting
An example of nationalism is Donald Trump
Means: A dangerous love for ones country
Austria- Hungary had a strong and well equipped army
In 1908 they extended the empire by taking over Bosnia. However the two armies did not work well together
Tensions between Germany and France
In 1870, France and Germany fought a war known as the 'Franco- Prussian war'
Cause- what is their rivalry
France lost, and was forced to pay reparation
A sense of nationalism grew in France/ countries
There were calls for revenge against Germany to regain French Pride
Lots of countries tried to target the same land and lots of empires changed a lot, there was lots of tensions when the countries were getting ready for war
Auto cratic ruler: wants to do everything their way
Austria- Hungary Empire was formed in 1867 when the empire of Austria joined with the Kingdom of Hungary
The empire was the largest in the mainland Europe, covering 700,000 square km and contained many different linguistic and Ethnic groups
The Balkans: Cluster of countries
Including Serbia, Bosnia, Romania, Albania and Bulgaria, all in south- east Europe
For Russia, it was access via warm water ports to the Mediterranean, essential when their northerly ports froze over.