Cause of WW1

What is meant by the arms race?
When an army increases the power of that army and then other countries follow and create a larger army again, which causes a lot of tension . For example Britain had build therbattleship the dreadnought, later on gGermany done the same by bring out t
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Who was assassinated in 1914?
Franz Ferdinand was shot by Gavrillo Princip a member of the Black Hand. Austria blamed Serbia so therefore declared war.
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What is the Alliance system?
​Alliance system is when two or more countries join together to create a larger colony and if they were attacked there allies would help. For example Germany and Italy.
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What were the two main conflicts during WW1 connected to Imperialism?
Balkans (Austria, Serbia, Russia) and Moroccan (Germany and France). Imperialism created the desire to want a larger army.
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How did the Schlieffen Plan work?
Germany would first capture Belgium. Then move on to France. But then Russia mobilised its army which Germany didn't expect. So then Germany had to make up a reason as to why they were attacking France. Belgium was much harder to defeat as first thou
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