European relations Before WW1

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What countries were in the Triple Alliance and when was is signed?
Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy in 1882,
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What countries were in the Triple Entente and when was it signed?
Britain, France and Russia in 1907,
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What date was Germany created and after which war?
In 1871 after the Franco-Prussian War,
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Who was the new ruler of Germany and what was he before?
Kaiser Wilhelm II- He was the King of Prussia,
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What does he Kaiser want Germany to become and how?
A World Power- By increasing the size of army and navy, to increase industry and create an empire,
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What does Germany fear and by who and how does the Kaiser make it inevitable?
He fears encirclement by France and Russia, but deliberately ended his alliances with Russia,
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When does France make an alliance with Russia and why?
In 1893 as she fears and hates Germany,
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What different nationalities are in Austria-Hungary?
Slavs, Serbs, Czechs, Poles etc.
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What does Austria-Hungary fear about these nationalities?
She fears that they are going to try to become independant, thus breaking up Austria Hingary into seperate states again,
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Why is Austria Hungary suspicious of Serbia?
As she is concerned Serbia is encouraging the Serbs to rebel and encourage a rebellion against Austria Hungary to become independant
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Why does Russia support the Serbs and Serbia?
As Russia shares the same nationality as Serbia (Both serbs) and she is jealous of Austria Hungarys power and wants to limit it,
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In the Triple Alliance, who did not trust who?
Germany and Austria-Hungary did not trust Italy as she was not as powerful industrally and militarily,
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What policy did Britian follow in what date and why did Britain follow it?
In the late 19th Century, Britian followed the policy of Splendid Isolation as she felt very powerful so did not need help from other countires and didn't want to waste money on European affairs so she isolated herself.
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Who were Britian's traditional enemies but why is this changing? (Dates)
Russia and France but Germany is growing very powerful so she is concerned so makes alliance with France- The Entene Cordiale- in 1904,
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Why does France hate Germany and how does she protect herself from Germany?
Hates Germany after loss of the Franco-Prussian War and the loss of Alsace Lorraine. She built up her army and industry and made alliance- 1882- Russia, 1904- Entente Cordiale- Britain,
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What kind of country was Russia and how is she changing?
A backwards, agricultural country but she is building and improving her army and industry,
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What kind of treaty was the Triple Alliance and what was agreed? (agreements, defensive etc)
it was a defensive alliance and if one of the countries was attacked by two other countires, they would all help that one country.
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Out of the three countries in the Triple Alliance, which two had a strong bond?
Austria-Hungary and Germany as they shared country borders and shared the same language and nationality and shared the same determination and desrire to increase their territories.
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