Japan united under emperor, modernisation began.
War between France and Germany which resulted in Germany winning and becoming unified and France losing Alsace-Lorraine.
Nationalistic movement from Slavic people aiming to unite under the imperialistic powers.
European powers expanded their empires in Africa.
Alliance between Germany, Austria/Hungary and Italy.
Became leader of German Empire with imperialistic views -Germany should have "a place in the sun".
USA gained territory in the Carribean from Spain.
Germany constructed new fleets which challenged Britain's naval supremacy.
Built to increase German influence in Persian Gulf and gave them access to oil in Iraq. Threatened Britain and India.
Britain backed France in Morocco's claims of independence against Germany.
Conflict between Russia and Japan over imperialism where Russia's major fleet was defeated.
War with Japan led to food shortages so many took to streets demanding reforms from Tsars.
German strategy designed to quickly defeat France to avoid two front war with Russia/France.
Effective counter-balance to Triple Alliance: Britain, France, Russia.
Austria/Hungary announced annexation of Bosnia and Russia was forced to back down form supporting Serbia.
German gunboat Panther sailed into Agadir and France had to give up colonies on Congo.
Nationalistic conflicts fought between Balkan states to expand territory.