The Agadir Crisis

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When was the Second Moroccan Crisis or the Agadir Crisis?
1911
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Bacgkround: What actions have france taken to interefere in Morocco more than the 1906 agreement allowed? What did she do in Morocco?
She gave a laon to Morocco, kept a gunboat in Agadir and had control of taxes,
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Background: Who was there a rebellion against in Morocco in 1911 and who did he ask for help and how did they use this excuse to take over Morocco?
There was a rebellion against the Sultan and he asked France for help adn she uses this as an excuse to take over Morocco,
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Events:What did France offer to compensate for Morocco?
France offered to compensate countries to others so France could have Morocco,
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Events: Germany expected to take Morocco but what did she do to make sure she got decent compensation and what was Germany's excuse for her actions?
She kept a gunboat in Agadir to 'protect german interests'
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Events:Who was horrified at Germany's actions and what did she fear Germany would do at Agadir?
Britain was horrified and she feared Germany would set up a naval base in Morocco as part of the Naval race.
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Events:What did Britain and other countries think of Germany's actions to protect her interests?
They thought it showed Germany was violent and wanted to dominate Europe,
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Events: What three countries began preparing for war until who backed down?
Britain, France and Germany until germany backed down,
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Results: Who took control of Morocco?
France
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Results:What was the Kaiser given as compensation?
Swampy land in the French Congo which was no use for prestige ot trade
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Results: Who felt humiliated after this event and what did they say they would never do again?
Germany did and she promised herself that she would never back down in a future crisis,
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Results: Who did the German people feel more annoyed with and what did German public opinion begin to support?
They were more annoyed with Britain and they began to support the idea of war,
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Results: What agreement did Britain and France reach and what was promised?
They reached a secret naval agreement. Britain promised to defend the North Coast of France and france promised to defend the Mediterranean,
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Results: In the Triple Alliance, who opposed Germany over Agadir and how did this affect the strength of the alliance and which two countries relied more on one another?
Italy opposed Germany which weakened the alliance adn Germany and Austria Hungary relied more on each other,
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Bacgkround: What actions have france taken to interefere in Morocco more than the 1906 agreement allowed? What did she do in Morocco?

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She gave a laon to Morocco, kept a gunboat in Agadir and had control of taxes,

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Events:What did France offer to compensate for Morocco?

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Events: Germany expected to take Morocco but what did she do to make sure she got decent compensation and what was Germany's excuse for her actions?

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