causes of war

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reason 1:

The assisinton of  the Archduke Franz Ferdinard is a short term problem for the cause of war this was because he was a austrian killed by a surbian . 

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reason 2:

The 2nd reason for the cause of the war is:Rivalry between Britain and Germany over thier navies and colonies. 

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reason 3 :

Rivalry between Austria - Hungary and Russia over the Balkans . Both empires wanted to control the Balkans. 

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reason 4:

The German invasion of Belgium. 

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reason 5:

The action of the Austro - Hungarians after the assassination and how they treated Serbia. 

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reason 6:

Germany wanted too dominte Europe. Germany was very aggressive before 1914.

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reason 7:

The fear of Germany being surrounded.

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reason 8:

The system of alliances which meant that a serious dipute between two countties might drag others into war. 

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reason 9:

Serbian nationalists wanted thier own,independent ntion. They hated being ruled by the Austro - Hungarians. 

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Treaty of Versailles

Treaty of Versailles

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Treaty of Versailles

Germany would have to pay reparations, to be decided later - eventually set at 132 billion gold marks.

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Treaty of Versailles

Germany was responsible for causing all the loss and damage caused by the war.

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Treaty of Versailles

Germany not allowed to have an air force.

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Treaty of Versailles

The German navy restricted to six battleships and no submarines.

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Treaty of Versailles

The German army restricted to 100,000 men.

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Treaty of Versailles

All Germany's colonies taken and given to France and Britain as 'mandates'.

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Treaty of Versailles

Danzig made a free city under League of Nations control.

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Treaty of Versailles

Lands in eastern Germany - the rich farmlands of Posen and the Polish corridor between Germany and East Prussia - given to Poland.

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Treaty of Versailles

Germany forbidden to unite with Austria.

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Treaty of Versailles

Alsace-Lorraine returned to France.

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Treaty of Versailles

The Saar, with its rich coalfields, given to France for 15 years.

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Treaty of Versailles

The Rhineland was demilitarised - the German army was not allowed to go there.

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Treaty of Versailles

The Covenant of the League of Nations - Germany was not allowed to join.

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