Effects of The First Balkan War on the History of Europe Essay

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As one of the most troubled region of the Balkans in Central Europe, the Balkans were affected by strife and hostility. The problems in the Balkans not only affected the people living in this region, but also other large European powers that fueled many of the major conflicts and events of Europe at the time. The First Balkan War and its profound effects on European history will be discussed, while also exploring the future conflicts in both the Balkans and the rest of Europe.
The Balkan states were all relatively close to the Straits, and they were ambitious in their attempts to gain territory from the “Ottoman empire [which] seemed on the point of collapse.” The fight for this territory became one of several reasons for the initiation
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As one of the most troubled region of the Balkans in Central Europe, the Balkans were affected by strife and hostility. The problems in the Balkans not only affected the people living in this region, but also other large European powers that fueled many of the major conflicts and events of Europe at the time. The First Balkan War and its profound effects on European history will be discussed, while also exploring the future conflicts in both the Balkans and the rest of Europe.
The Balkan states were all relatively close to the Straits, and they were ambitious in their attempts to gain territory from the “Ottoman empire [which] seemed on the point of collapse.” The fight for this territory became one of several reasons for the initiation of the First Balkan War, which ended with the signing of the Treaty of London (1913), introduced at this conference in order to settle land disputes between the European countries. The effect of this treaty will be discussed in how it brought about a temporary peace among the Balkan states, and how this order was broken again not long after. The consequences of the First Balkan War and the Treaty of London (1913) will be examined, revealing the causes of the Second Balkan War and the indirect causes of World War I can be, while also taking note of ties between European countries. The victory and gains of certain countries in the First Balkan War led to strained relationships with neighbouring countries, ultimately creating the road to
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