The War Between Germany And Britain

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Contributing the most to the start of the outbreak are; mutual defense alliance, imperialism, militarism, nationalism, and the last straw which was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Mutual defense alliance is an agreement between two countries that if another invades them, that they 'll step in and help. The ones that teamed up were Russia and Serbia, Germany and Austria-Hungary, France and Russia, Japan and britain, and Britain, France, and Belgium. Imperialism is a system of which extends a country 's power and influences through diplomacy or military force. Every country wanted the largest part to control, having this in mind it was nearly impossible for all to be happy. The british empire broadened about five continents, while France had control over large areas of Africa. Which distressed Germany and thus begins a clash between them. Militarism is army and military forces given a high profile by the government. French and German armies doubled, and then became a huge competition between Germany and Britain. Nationalism is the pride of one 's country, when Germany defeated France, France was embarrassed and wanted to regain their pride. Then shortly after there was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand which immediately started World War 1.

There were many battles of World War 1 about eighty nine in total. The most important battles however were; Tannenberg, Marne, Gallipoli, Verdun, Somme, Ypres, and Caporetta. Alliances of World War 1 was…
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