Militarism- The belief in building up a strong armed forces to prepare your country for war.
Alliance System- Countries agreed to support one another in case of an attack. 2 alliances would emerge: Triple Entente and Triple Alliance .
Imperialsim- Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Russia all scrambles for colonies in Africa, Asia and the Pacific. Each nation wanted new trade markets and the raw materials of these new regions.
Nationalism- Pride or devotion to one's country.