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What was the controversy behind World War 1?

World War One: 10 interpretations of who started WW1
  • Alamy Royal cousins Wilhelm II and King George V went to war.
  • Getty Images Bosnian Serb Gavrilo Princip assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria.
  • Alamy Kaiser Wilhelm II was eventually forced to abdicate.
  • Getty Images Britain could have done more to avert war argue some.

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Similarly, you may ask, what started World War 1?

The immediate cause of World War I that made the aforementioned items come into play (alliances, imperialism, militarism, nationalism) was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary. In June 1914, a Serbian-nationalist terrorist group called the Black Hand sent groups to assassinate the Archduke.

Furthermore, who started World War 1 Gibby? A century ago this Saturday on a street corner in Sarajevo, Gavrilo Princip fired the shot that started World War I when he killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand. What do we know about history's greatest teenage troublemaker? 1. His name was Gavrilo, or Gabriel.

In this way, what was World War 1 about summary?

World War I began in 1914 after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and lasted until 1918. During the conflict, Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire (the Central Powers) fought against Great Britain, France, Russia, Italy, Romania, Japan and the United States (the Allied Powers).

What was the aim of World War 1?

War Aims and War Aims Discussions (Great Britain and Ireland) When Britain entered the First World War its war aims were simple: to restore Belgian sovereignty (as it was obliged to do, by the Treaty of London, 1839), and to maintain the balance of power in Europe by defending France and chastening Germany.

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