Causes OF the First World War
The first world of war started in the center of Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.
The First World War, also called The GreatWar thereafter. In this war was involved in that time all the world´s great powers like United Kingdom, France, Russia that this three countries formed The Triple Entente, and the other side consistsin the Central Powers: Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy, this three great powers formed The Triple Alliance, but at the end Italy didn´t fight into the war.
Over 70 million of soldiersincluding 60 million Europeans were involved and fought for their country in one of the largest wars in history. Many of them were killed; over 9 million of combatants because the technological advancesof that time increased the lethality of their weapons.
It was the sixth-deadliest conflict in world history, subsequently paving the way for various political changes such as revolutions in manyof the nations involved, many of the long-term reasons that causes this war were Militarism, alliances, imperialism, and nationalism played major roles in the conflict.
The crisis came after a longand difficult series of diplomatic clashes between the Great Powers (Italy, France, Germany, the British Empire, Austria-Hungarian Empire and Russia) over European and colonial issues in thedecade before 1914 that had left tensions high.
The proximate trigger of the war was the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, the heir to the throne ofAustria-Hungary, by a Yugoslav nationalist Gavrilo Princip, an irredentist Serbs in Sarajevo, this event happened on 28 June 1914.
This event was, however, simply the trigger that set off declarations of war.This topic WWI is very complicated to explain and encompass many questions difficult to explain, because there were too many events that occurred during that time hostile and full of suffering.
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