Events leading up to WW1

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  • The Austro-German Treaty

    The Austro-German Treaty
    Also called the Dual alliance signed by Austria-Hungary and the german empire. The two Countries promised each other's support in case of an attack by russia. they would be neutral in an attack involving any other country.Otto Von Bismarck saw this alliance as a way to prevent germany from being isolated, because Russia would not wage war on both countries.
  • The Austro-Germany Treaty

    Also called the Dual alliance signed by Austria-Hungary and the german empire. The two Countries promised each other's support in case of an attack by russia. they would be neutral in an attack involving any other country.Otto Von Bismarck saw this alliance as a way to prevent germany from being isolated, because Russia would not wage war on both countries. http://goo.gl/nkWGZ
  • Creation of the triple alliance

    Creation of the triple alliance
    in 1882 the triple alliance was formed. It consisted of germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy. They worked together and lasted till the start of WW1. Germany and italy wokred together to invade France. They went around invading small coutries and taking them over. When WW1 started they joined the Central Powers. They were considered the bad guys of the war.triple alliance
  • Austro-Romanian Alliance

    Austro-Romanian Alliance
    The Austro-Romanian alliance is barely known between people since both countries were not “dangerous” to other. when serbia and romania joined the triple alliance, Romania and austro-Hungary had alliances with each other, because Austro-Hungry wanted to take over Romania, and Romania needed Protection. Eventually, the triple alliances broke and everything fall apart even before Austro-Hungary could do anything to Romania. http://goo.gl/8eP6m
  • Kaiser Wilhelm becomes German Emperor

    Kaiser Wilhelm becomes German Emperor
    in 1888 Kaiser Wilhelm became the 3rd emporer of germany. He was a very strong opponent of socialism. He was a supporter of germanys army also. His first issue of buisness was dissmissing the Chancellor, Prince Otto Bismark. He was also the grandson of Queen Victoria. He had to flee the country in 1918 after the first world war.Wilhelm Kaiser becomes German emporer
  • Franco-Italian Agreement

    Franco-Italian Agreement
    The French and the Italian settle on agreements concerning the Mediterranean.France recognized Italy's claim to Tripolitania.Italy Recognized France’s rights to Morocco. Those agreements progressed from prior notice to act upon those respective claims. Italy started siding with France against Germany. http://goo.gl/bS7Dd
  • The Franco-Italian Agreement

    The Franco-Italian Agreement
    The French and the Italian settle on agreements concerning the Mediterranean.France recognized Italy's claim to Tripolitania.Italy Recognized France’s rights to Morocco. Those agreements progressed from prior notice to act upon those respective claims. Italy started siding with France against Germany
  • The Entente Cordiale

    Anglo-French agreement that, by settling a number of controversial matters, ended antagonisms between great Britain and France and paved the way for their diplomatic cooperation against German pressures in the decade preceding WW1. The agreement in no sense created an alliance and did not entangle Great Britain with a french commitment to Russia. The Entente Cordiale was the culmination of the policy of theophile delcasse france's foreign minister from 1898. http://goo.gl/0QmV7
  • The First Moroccan Crisis

    The First Moroccan Crisis
    Morocco was weak, and France had hoped to conquer it so in 1903, they based an army around the Moroccan border. In February 1905, the French demanded control of the border, in which the Sultan refused. Kaiser Wilhelm, who was the emperor of Germany at the time, visited the Tangi people and asked for free trade for Germany in Morocco. In the end, it resulted to a threatened war between France and Germany. Russian and Britain supported France and forced.
  • Anglo-Russian Agreement

    Anglo-Russian Agreement
    Was signed in St. Petersburg on August 18th by the minister of foreign affairs and the British ambassador. Each side promised not to seek concessions in the other’s sphere of influence and not to intervene in economic and political measures taken by the other side. If Persia failed to meet their debt obligations to Russia or Great Britain, they had the right to take over Persia’s financial control.
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  • Austria-Hungary annexes Bosnia-Herzegovina

    Austria-Hungary annexes Bosnia-Herzegovina
    On october 6, 1908, the dual monarchy of Austria-Hungary announces its announced its annexation of Bosnia and Herzegovina were still nominally under the control of the ottoman sultan in 1908, Austria-hungary had administered the provinces since the congress of berlin in 1878, when the great powers of europe awarded the dual Monarchy the right to occupy the two provinces with the legal title to remain with turkey. http://goo.gl/PM4Yb
  • The Second Moroccan Crisis

    The Second Moroccan Crisis
    Caused by the appearance of the German gunboat, “Panther”. Was an attempt to intimidate the French into compensating Germany for certain concessions at the Algeciras conference. This deepened the rift between the Entente and Germany by reinforcing the fear and hostility. Besides, Germany, as a result of the Treaty of Fez, had to content itself with swamp-land in the Congo. The Germans wanted revenge. http://goo.gl/seO8g
  • Second Moroccan (Agadir) Crisis

    Second Moroccan (Agadir) Crisis
    The Second Moroccan Crisis Began in july 1911 when a german gunboat docked at the Moroccan port of Agadir following the french occupation of Mez, Morocco.French officials were also interfering with the commercial interest of the german.
  • Assassination of Archduke

    Assassination of Archduke
    In june of 1914 Archduke Ferdinand and his wife were killed by Gavrilo Princip. They were on their way home from the town hall. Earlier that day the barely missed another assassination attempt. Austria-Hungary were apart of the central powers so when they heard about the assassination they declared war. Assassination of Archduke