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Causes

The main cause for WW1 was the tension between the leading powers in Europe.
There were about 8 main countries involved in and in the build up to the war

THE BRITISH EMPIRE:
By 1914, a fifth of the entire planet was controlled.
It had fought against France, Spain,…

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By now there were two main alliances:
1) Germany and AustriaHungary: Dual Alliance (+Germany and Turkey)
2) Britain and France and Russia: Triple Entente (+Bosnia and Russia)

Along with all the `alliance tension', there was militarism and imperialism.
Militarism was basically the arms race ­ everyone was trying to build…

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