The Road To World War One

Section 1 Group 1

Main

Nationalism and the System of Alliances

European Peace

1850

Many liberals believed that if European states were organized they could create a peaceful Europe.

The Fights

1912 - 1913

Different Balkan Groups fought one another for more territory and influence.

Internal Dissent

The Fear

1914

The number of historians argued that the desire to avoid revolution encouraged the plunge into the war.

Militarism

The Expansion

1890 - 1914

Many armies doubled in size because of the war draft that had been established.

Tensions

1900

In the 1900's the tension in Europe grew.

The Draft

1914

The military draft had been established as a regular practice in the West.

The Outbreak of War: Summer 1914

The Serbian Problem

The Ambassador

1913

The ambassador had anticipated that there was going to be a war.

Support

1914

in 1914 Serbia was being supported by Russia and was determined to create a large independence.

The Play Out

1914

The events of summer 1914 were played out because of hatred and backdrop.

Assasination in Sarajevo

Archduke Francis Ferdinard

1914

Archduke was the heir to the throne of Austria-Hungray and his wife Sophia visited Sarajevo. They were visiting but terrorist from their wanted them to be killed.

Austria-Hungray Responds

The Deckaration

1914

Austria-Hungray declared war on Surbia on July 28.

The Ultimatum

1914

On July 23 German supprters sent an ultimaum to Surbia.

Russia Mobilizes

Czar

1914

Czar ordered full mobilization of the Russian army onJuly 29

The Support

1914

Russia was determined to support Serbia's cause. And Czar ordered partial mobilization of the Russian army against Austria-Hungray.

The Conflict Broadens

The Alliance

1894

France and Russia had formed a military alliance.

War Declaration

1914

On August 4 Great Britian declared war on Germans.