The 1st Feature of the Alliance:
- Germany felt threatened by France whom she had defeated in war in 1871. France wanted revenge. Germany wanted Alliances for protection.
2nd Feature of the Alliance:
- By 1882 Germany had formed aliiances with Italy and Austria Hungary. = The Triple Alliance. They agreed to support eachother if any of them were attacked.
3rd Feature of the Alliance:
- This Alliance helped to cause a World War.
In 1914 the future king of Austria-Hungary was assassinated.
- The countries had to honour their alliance agreements and declared war on Austria Hungary's enemies.
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