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Ww1 Essay, Research Paper

The Causes and Effects of World War I?

Omar Nova

Home Room 306

World History/English 1

Mrs. Denicola/Mrs. Fisk

April 11, 2000

Thesis Statement:

This paper will explore the causes and affects of World War 1, how it started and ended and why. I am also gonna talk about what led to all this and how life was before and after WW1.

The Causes and Effects of World War


I The Causes of World War I

A. Early beginnings

B. War

C. Global war emerges

D. Essential causes of World War I

II Immediate Causes of the War

A. The assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand

B. Austria declared war against Serbia

C. The French began to mobilize

D. The Belgian government called on the witnesses of the treaty of 1839

E. Italy declared war on Austria – Hungary.

III. World War I (Greatest War of It?s Time)

A. The outbreak of war in 1914

B. great potential strengths

IV The Effects of the War

A. German delegates left Berlin to apply for an armistice

B. The Russia signed the Treaty of Brest

C. The war came to an end

Nova 1

The Causes and Effects of World War I

World War I was a military conflict from 1914 to 1918. It began as a local European war between Austria – Hungary and Serbia on July 28, 1914. It was transformed into a general European struggle by declaration of war against Russia on August 1, 1914 and eventually became a global war involving 32 nations. Twenty – eight of these nations, known as the Allies and the Associated Powers, and including Great Britain, France, Russia, Italy, and the United States, opposed the coalition known as the Central Powers, consisting of Germany, Austria – Hungary, Turkey, and Bulgaria. The immediate cause of the war between Austria – Hungary and Serbia was the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand on June 28, 1914, at Sarajevo in Bosnia by Gavrilo Princip, a Serb nationalist. (Microsoft Encarta, 1996)

On July 28, Austria declared war against Serbia, either because it felt Russia would not actually fight for Serbia, or because it was prepared to risk a general European conflict in order to put an end to the Greater Serbia movement. Russia responded by partially mobilizing against Austria. Germany warned Russia that continued mobilization would cause war with Germany, and it made Austria agree to discuss with Russia a possible change of the ultimatum to Serbia. Germany demanded, however, that Russia

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