Anglo-Japanese Alliance and the Entente Cordiale

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What year was the Anglo-Japanese Alliance formed?
1902
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What did the alliance state?
That Japan and Britain would agree to help each other if one of them was attacked by more than one power,
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Why did the alliance benefit Britian?
As Britain now had an ally in the Far East to stop Russian expansion which made Britain feel more powerful and less worried abotu Russia taking their land,
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What year was the Entente Cordiale signed and between who?
1904 between Britain and France,
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Why did Britian sign an agreement with France?
As she was becoming more and more worried about German Navy size which was increasing,
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What did Britain do to keep her navy the largest?
She put it on the 'Three Power Standard' where the next three biggest fleets would be as large as Britains,
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What did the agreement say?
It said Britain could go ahead with reforms in Europe and Britain said France coudl take over Morocco without British interference,
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Why was this an agreement and not a defensive alliance?
As Britain was still in Splendid Isolation and still did not want to get involved in European politics.
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Why was Germany nervous about this agreement?
She was nervous becuase Germany thought it was a full defensive alliance but it wasn't.
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What did the alliance state?

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What year was the Entente Cordiale signed and between who?

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