German re-alignment to Austria-Hungary and Russian re-alignment to France, —[ edit ] In German and Russian alignment was secured by means of a secret Reinsurance Treaty arranged by Otto von Bismarck.
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If you would like to suggest a question for this page, please contact Alpha History. The world before 1. Explain why nationalism was a significant force in 19th century Germany. How did the leadership of Otto von Bismarck shape the future of Germany to ?
What were the outcomes of the Franco-Prussian War of ?
How did these outcomes shape late 19th and early 20th century European relations? How did its problems affect or concern major European powers? Compare and contrast the British, French and German Empires at the beginning of the 20th century. Explain how militarism shaped and affected politics, economics and society in Germany to How democratic and representative was German government during this period?
Discuss three alliances of the 19th and early 20th centuries, describing how each alliance affected European relations.
The road to war 1. Identify and discuss the three most significant factors leading to the outbreak of World War I. What was Weltpolitik and how did it contribute to European tensions to ? What were the sources or reasons for Anglo-German tension prior to ?
Investigate the relationship between Serbia and Austria-Hungary in the years prior to Why was Serbian nationalism worrying for Austro-Hungarian leaders? Austria considered Serbia wholly responsible for the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife. To what extent was the Serbian government truly responsible?
It is often said that the alliance system made a major war inevitable. Did alliances alone compel European nations to war after June — or were other factors involved?
What attempts did European diplomats make to negotiate and avoid war, and why did these attempts fail? Explain how Britain became entangled in the road to war in mid Focusing on three different countries, describe how the press and the public responded to declarations of war in August Investigate anti-war sentiment in Which groups and individuals wrote, spoke or campaigned against war?Identify and explain at least two causes of World War II.
Then analyze America’s foreign policy before the war, and describe how that policy changed as the war progressed. Be sure to include a discussion of how the Battle of Britain influenced American opinion. World War one started on the 28th of July between two sides; triple alliance and the triple entente.
It ended on the 11th of November Difference in policies were to blame, although the immediate cause of World War one was the assassination of Austria’s Archduke Franz Ferdinand. World War Two began in September when Britain and France declared war on Germany following Germany’s invasion of Poland.
Although the outbreak of war was triggered by Germany’s invasion of Poland, the causes of World War 2 are more complex. In . To begin, introduce WWI posters (see also powerpoint presentations: "Causes of WWI," "U.S Enters World War I," and "US Homefront during WWI") Students should fill out discussion questions on 1 of these sources (see primary source analysis worksheets) Show and discuss “Your Liberty Bonds will Help Stop This!” Discuss student answers.
World War I topics The following pages contain informative but concise summaries of key topics relating to World War I. These topic pages have been written by Alpha History authors. Causes and Consequences of World War I Today, we begin the second part of our story with our first discussion in Unit II - Responding to International and Domestic Crises.