July 1914

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    World War 1 July 1914

  • Germany gives Austria-Hungary a ‘blank cheque.

    Germany sent a tellegram which offered Austria-Hungary a 'blank cheque' in terms of German support for whatever action Austria-Hungary chose to take in punishing Serbia for the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand on 28 June 1914.
  • Austria-Hungary sends Serbia a list of 10 demands

    The Austro-Hungarian government waited three weeks following the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. They gave Serbia an ultimatum was given to Serbia on Thursday 23 July 1914 at 6 p.m. A response was demanded within two days, by Saturday 25 July at 6 p.m
  • Austria - Hungary refuses Britain's call for an international conference to deal with the Balkans crisis.

    The July Crisis was a diplomatic crisis among the major powers of Europe in the summer of 1914 that led to the First World War.
  • Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia.

    Because Serbia did not agree to the 10 demands set by Austria-Hungary, Austria_Hungary know had a reason to declare war on Serbia. Although they were overwhelmed by how many of the demands Serbia had accepted, Austria-Hungary still were not satsfied and so declared war.
  • Austria-Hungary attacks Serbia.

    On the 29h of July 1914, Austria-Hungary attacked Serbia. This attack was the beginning of World War 1. Because of the Triple Alliance, Germany had to follow suit, and so later declared war.
  • Russia refuses Germany’s demand to cease mobilisation.

    Although Germany were allies with Austria-Hungary, they did not see any reason for them to go to war with Serbia or Russia. They demanded Russia to cease mobilisation and allow Serbia and Austria Hungary to fight their own war. Although Russia did not agree wirth this and declared war. This then fored Great Britain, Japan and France to also enter the war.