- Created by: priyankaraghu
- Created on: 04-10-18 11:24
Europe dominated the world in 1914
Germany was the leading power in Europe both economically and in the military. Russia was developing rapidly but was backward to begin with.
- USA was now a leading power producing more pig iron and steel than Germany
- Japan was rapidly modernized ( Russo-Japanse war of 1904-5)
The Different political systems
- Britain - Constitunal Monarchy
- France - Democratic forms of government
- Germany - Keiser and Elected lower house of the parliament
- Russia - Tsar(emperor)
- Austria-Hungary - Autocratic ruler
The building up of an empire by seizing territories overseas.
Britain was the leading colonial power.
Africa was taken over completely by the european powers.