The World War I Was Inevitable?

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During the 19th century. One of the most gruesome wars the world has ever seen thus far was underway. Millions of people from all over the world were affected, in various ways whether it be finically, emotionally or physically. World war one was a massacre of human life and an important event that determined the present state of the modern world. The total number of military and civilian casualties in world war one was more than 38 million; there were over 17 million deaths and 20 million wounded , ranking it one of the most deadliest conflicts in human history. There are many questions to be asked about this war. One major question that surrounds the war is “could it have been avoidable, or was the war…show more content…
Although it wasn’t until the second battle of Kosovo when they completely lost their independence. That day was very significant to Serbian nationalists. The way the actual assassination actually occurred were as follows; on June 28th 1914 the Archduke and his wife were touring Sarajevo in an open car, with little to no security, when a Serbian nationalist Nedjelko Carbrinvoic threw a bomb at their car; it rolled off the back and wounded some bystanders and an officer. Ironically later that day, on the way to visit the officer that got injured, Franz Ferdinand took a wrong turn and ended up right in the view of Gavrilo Princip who was 19 at the time. Gavrilo seeing this opportunity, began to unload his bullets on the Archduke. Gavrilo shot and point blank range and was able to kill Franz Ferdinand and his wife, he then tried to kill himself but was then wrestled to the ground by bystanders and police. Was this event preventable or was it inevitable? I feel that this assassination was not preventable. Although the way the assassination itself got carried out, seemed to be by chance and not actually specifically planned out. I still believe that if the archduke wasn’t killed that day he would’ve been killed during his time there. The history between the Serbian nationalists and Austrians is too deep for a bunch of young
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