WW1 - The Great Powers in Europe 1900

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There were five main Rival Nations in Europe.

  • Britain ruled an empire of over one quarter of the world's people, and owned rich industries. Britain was an island, so it had a strong navy to protect itself and its colonies from invasion. During the 19th century, Britain followed a policy of 'splendid isolation' - it didn't get involved in European politics.
  • France also had an overseas empire. The French were bitter about losing Alsace and Lorraine


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