What Are The Causes Of The Alliance System

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The Alliance system brought an incredible amount of countries into World War 1. Many countries entered the war because their allies were being attacked. This system lead to an extremely wide scale war. The immediate cause of World War 1 was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. He was killed by a man from Serbia. After his assassination, Austria and Serbia were going to war. This spurred many other countries to become involved. Austria was planning to invade Serbia. Because of this, Russia went to war with Serbia. Because Russia was getting involved, and France was their ally, Germany invaded France. In the process of invading France, they trespassed through Belgium. Britain, who was allied with Belgium, then declared
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