Path to War

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  • The Path to War
    • 1899-1902 Boer War
      • Germany opposed Britain's attempt to defeat the Boers in South Africa
    • 1905-1906  The First Moroccan Crisis
      • Kaiser Wilhelm (Emperor of Germany) promised the sultan of Morocco his help in gaining their independence
        • This annoyed France as they wanted to conquer Morocco
    • 1909
      • Britain got scared of Germany's increasing navy
        • So the British people demanded the government had to build eigth of the new Dreadnought Battleships
    • 1908
      • Kaiser Wilhelm said in an article that "all the English are made" and that "Germans hate them"
      • Austria annexed Bosnia (conquered and made part of their country)
        • This annoyed Serbia who wanted Bosnia
          • Russia wanted to help Serbia but backed down
    • 1911 Adagir
      • There was a revolution in Morocco
        • France sent an army to take over
          • Kaiser Wilhelm sent the gunship 'Panther'
            • Britain and France forced him to back down
        • Kaiser Wilhelm sent the gunship 'Panther'
          • Britain and France forced him to back down
    • 1912 - 1913
      • Serbia and other countries in the Balkans began to gain power
        • They conquered most of Turkey
          • Serbia said that Austria-Hungary was its next target
    • 1914
      • Young Serbian terrorist, Gavrilo Princip, shot dead the heir to the Austria-Hungary throne, Sarajevo
        • THIS WAS THE MAIN EVENT WHICH TRIGGERED THE FIRST WORLD WAR
  • 1908
    • Kaiser Wilhelm said in an article that "all the English are made" and that "Germans hate them"
    • Austria annexed Bosnia (conquered and made part of their country)
      • This annoyed Serbia who wanted Bosnia
        • Russia wanted to help Serbia but backed down

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