PRE 1900 - 1914 GERMANY INVOLVEMENT IN WW1 TIMELINE!

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PRE 1900

  • PRUSSIA /RUSSIA/ AUSTRIA-HUNGARY enter alliance.
  • DREIKAISERBUND 1881!
  • 3 Emporer alliance
  • Germany/ Russia alliance
  • 1888 - Kaiser Wilhelm DOES NOT renew alliance with Austria Hungary
  • 1898 - 1st Germany Law
  • 1880's/1890's The scramble for Africa and colonies. Gold & diamonds were discovered, everyone wanted in! DEFEAT OF ZULUS.
  • Empires collapsing, OTTOMAN & CHINESE.
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1900

  • SECOND NAVY LAW.. which threatens the balance of power. The british feel threatened, as they have always 'ruled the waves'.

1904

  • ANGLO-FRENCH ENTENTE. Alliances turn to gangs.
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 1905  

  • SCHLIEFFEN PLAN, WAR ON 2 FRONTS. WAR SEEMS INEVITABLE.

 

1905 & 1911

  • 1ST & 2ND MOROCCAN CRISIS..  was seen as German aggression, and meddling within

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