a belief that it is necessary to have a military power to win a political and economic
1907, there was an increase in military influence on policy making
could be reflected particularly in Germany and Russia
Army at this period was called a “State within the State”.
Alliances: is a agreement between two or
more countries to give each other a help if it is needed
the six major powers of Europe were split
into two alliances that would form the two warring sides the Triple Entente and
Britain, France, and
Russia joined the Triple
Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy joined
in the Triple Alliance.
Imperialism: a situation in
which one country
has a lot of power or influence
over others, especially in
political and economic
World War 1 was mainly caused
Imperialism needs manpower
such as an army and a navy for building an empire to conquer and keep the land
that they colonized.
nationalism: The belief that a people who share a common language,
history, and culture should constitute an independent nation, free of foreign
Nationalism helped lead
to WWI because it caused conflict
It was this pan-Slavic nationalism
that inspired the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo in June
1914, an event that led directly to the outbreak of World War I.