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WWI Part 1- 1914 to 1917

Monday, March 22, 2010


Triple Alliance • • •

Monday, March 22, 2010

Germany Austria - Hungary Italy


Triple Entente • • •

Monday, March 22, 2010

Great Britain France Russia


Serbia and Bosnia •

Serbia, a Russian ally, seeks to enlarge it’s borders by annexing Bosnia.

Bosnia is a province of Austria - Hungary

Monday, March 22, 2010


Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand •

Franz Ferdinand is heir to Austro-Hungarian throne.

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Assassinated on June 28, 1914 by Slavic nationalist.

Monday, March 22, 2010


War Begins •

Austria-Hungary Declares war on Serbia.

Russia declares war on Germany.

Germany declares war on France and Russia

Great Britain declares war on Germany.

Monday, March 22, 2010


War Begins (part II) •

Turkey forms an alliance with Germany and Austria-Hungary

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Japan and Italy form alliance with Britain, France, and Russia.

Monday, March 22, 2010


Italy Joins with Britain •

1915 Treaty of London, Britain offers islands in the Adriatic Sea in return for Italian alliance.

Italy had stayed out of the war until this point.

Italy had a large socialist party.

Monday, March 22, 2010


WWI Part I