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What were the two military alliances in Europe called?
The Triple Entente & The Triple Alliance
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Who was in the Triple Entente?
France, Britain and Russia
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Who was in the Triple Alliance?
Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy
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When was the Triple Alliance formed?
The alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy was signed in 1882
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When was the Triple Entente formed?
The Alliance between France, Russia and Britiain was signed in 1907
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What were the Triple alliances two main aims regarding France?
The Triple alliance aimed at separating France from Russia and they promised to fight if they were attacked by either countries.
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Why did France dislike Germany so much after the war in 1870?
Germany became overpowerin, this frightened France who wanted Germany to split up again. Ater the war in 1870. Germany won and took Alsace Lorraine and 5Billion Francs.
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How was France able to form and alliance with Russia in 1893?
France was able to form an alliance with Russia when Bismark was dismissed by Kaiser Wilhelm II in 1890. Although France and Germany were once allies, Germany soon let their alliance slip away.
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Why did the alliance with France and Russia seem an unlikey prospect?
The two governments were so different, Russia was AUTOCRATIC where as France was REPUBLIC. But France was determined to put that aside and become strong allies.
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What were the advantages of this alliance between France and Russia?
France and Russia became strong allies over their hatred for Germany. Both their countries surrounded Germany on both sides, isolating Germany.
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What is a great power?
A country that has the ablity to exert its influence on a Global scale. Before WW1 the great powers included Germany, Russia, France, Austria-Hungary and Britain.
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What is an Empire?
An empire is a group of countries or colonies owned by another country.
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What is a colonie?
Is a country owned by another country
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