Large armies raiced by conscription
Desire or colonies and expansion into others countries
Strong sense of patriotism towards ones country
My country is always right
HOW DID WORLD WAR I START
CAUSES OF WORD WAR I:
Many countries felt that their countrywas better that the countries around them.
HOW DO YOU SHOW THAT YOU ARE THE GREATES COUNTRY IN THE WORLD?
Colonize has many countries as you can .
What is it called whenyou colonize and take over weaker places?
Contest between countries for trades and for colonies.
3.- Growth of alliances
Nations began gathering allies. When a country agrees to be an ally, they aresaying that in case of war they will fight whit you.
PRELUDE TO WAR
European alliance system: who is allied whit who?
Serbs whit Russians
Russians whit French
French whit British
British whit Dutch. French & Belgians
Austrians whit Germans and occasionally Italy
Germans whit Turks and Bulgarians
If something happens and a country declares war on another, it is no longer two countries atwar, it is quite a bit more. It is known as the domino effect.
Due to a sense of nationalism, a contest for trade and colonies (Imperialism), and the growth of alliances, countries began having an arms race
Glorification of war and the military
Who has the most colonies?
How do they protect trade from those colonies?
Therefore, it stands to reason- if you want colonies,you better build a big navy to gain and protect them.
Germany wants colonies, so it expands its navy to compete w/ Britain.
Great Britain feels threatened, so they expand their navy.
See where this is leading?
Russia does not trust Germany, so it doubles its spending on the army.
France mandatory 3 years of military service for all men.
What are the
Four main causes of
World War I?Did you get the hints?
The Spark That Lit the Powderkeg”
Archduke Franz Ferdinand was next in line to be the emperor (ruler) of the Austro-Hungarian
Empire. The Archduke was visiting Sarajevo, Bosnia
Terrorist: A person who uses violence for a political cause. Gavrilo Princip under guard on his way to trial.
Within 6 Weeks, War Broke Out
Even though the prince wasassassinated, did the countries of the world still have to go to war? Lets discuss this?
Kaiser Wilhelm II
You will be home before the leaves have fallen from the trees!!”
The age of increased of machine made goods.
Increase demand for goods
The policy of setting up colonies & building up empires by dominating another nation politically, economically, & socially . Main Idea – Technological superiority allowed European nations to dominate non-developed areas and establish global empires.
Need Trading Markets
EXEMPLESEngland… Italy... France... Germany... U.S.A... Portugal.. Belgium
IMPERIALISM IN AFRICA
By 1914 the continent of Africa was almost entirely controlled by European imperial powers.
These powers looked to control the economy, society, and government of the conquered peoples.
How were European powers able to gain control of most of Africa?
Why did it start?
INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTIONNations did not have enough resources in their own country
Industrial Nations produced so many goods that they needed new markets.
Increased need for Resources
Forces to look elsewhere for resources
Nations competed for colonies
Why did it start?
More colonies = More Power
Extreme pride in their country led them to want more power
Industrial Nations competed for colonies...