Guerra mundial

Causes of WWI

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    The concept imperialism refers to the attitude, doctrine or action that leads to a state dominate over another or others using military, economic and political force.
    At the end of the 19th century, the European powers and some extra-European ones (USA and Japan)
    developed a policy of accelerated colonial expansion. This new stage of Colonialism caused many conflicts that ended with the start of World War I.
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    Second Industrial Revolution

    The Second Industrial Revolution refers to the interrelated changes between 1870 and 1914. The industrialization process changed its nature and economic growth changed its pattern. There were technical innovations, for example in energy sources such as gas or electricity; new materials such as steel and petroleum; and new transport systems (plane, automobile) and communication (telephone and radio).
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    First globalization

    The First globalization is the period between 1870 and 1914, which is characterized by the strong increase in the flows of three fundamental magnitudes: international trade, capital movements and massive migrations of people.
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    Arms race

    The Arms race was a period in the political history of Europe, between 1870 and 1914. It was characterized by the strong development of the war industry. The continuous tensions between States gave rise to each State allocating a large amount of state capital to investment in the arms industry and the strengthening of the army. The politics of the time were based on the Latin law, "Si vis pacem, para bellum" which means: If you want peace, prepare for war.
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    Franco-Prussian War

    The Franco-Prussian War was a war between the Second French Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia, which had the support of the North German Confederation and Bavaria, Saxony, Baden and Wurtemberg. It began on July 19, 1870 and ended on May 10, 1871 with the triumph of Prussia, which proclaimed the formation of the German Empire. For France, the defeat meant the dissolution of the Second Empire and its replacement by the Third Republic.
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    Congress of Berlin of 1878

    The Congress of Berlin of 1878 was an assembly that took place in Berlin, from June 13 to July 13, by the representatives of the European powers, to revise the treaty of San Stefano that had resulted from the Russo-Turkish war of 1877- 1878, and that it endangered the Ottoman Empire, which went against the interests of the United Kingdom.
  • Double Alliance

    Double Alliance
    The Double Alliance was an alliance formed in 1879 between Germany and the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
  • Triple Alliance

    Triple Alliance
    The Triple Alliance was formed in 1882 when Italy joined the previously named Double Alliance.
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    Franco-Russian alliance

    The Franco-Russian alliance was a military alliance between the French Third Republic and the Russian Empire, which was in force from 1892 to 1917.
  • Entente cordiale

    Entente cordiale
    Entente cordiale is the name of a non-aggression treaty and regulation of colonial expansion between the United Kingdom and France on April 8, 1904.
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    First Moroccan Crisis

    The First Moroccan Crisis refers to the international crisis over the colonial status of Morocco between March 1905 and May 1906.
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    Balkan crisis

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    Pig War

    The Pig War was a commercial conflict between the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the Kingdom of Serbia, which ended with the loss of the economic influence that the former had enjoyed over the latter.
  • Anglo-Russian Entente

    Anglo-Russian Entente
    The Anglo-Russian Entente was a 1907 agreement, in which Great Britain and the Russian Empire settled their colonial disputes over Persia, Afghanistan, and Tibet.
  • Triple Entente

    Triple Entente
    The Triple Entente was a pact signed in 1907, made up of the Franco-Russian alliance, the Entente Cordiale of 1904, and the Russo-British agreement of 1907. The French Third Republic promised to go to war against the German Empire if it attacked the Empire Russian, and the British Empire only promised to provide diplomatic support.
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    Bosnian crisis

    The Bosnian crisis of 1908-1909 erupted when Bulgaria declared independence and the Austro-Hungarian Empire announced the incorporation of the province of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • Agadir crisis

    Agadir crisis
    The Agadir crisis was an international crisis that almost ended with a war between France and the German Empire for control over Morocco.
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    Italo-Turkish War

    The Italo-Turkish War was an armed conflict between the Ottoman Empire and the Kingdom of Italy, which took place between 1911 and 1912.
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    Balkan Wars

    The Balkan Wars were two wars that occurred in southeastern Europe during 1912 and 1913.
    The first pitted the Ottoman Empire against the Balkan League made up of Bulgaria, Montenegro, Greece and Serbia. The Balkan nations managed to drive the Ottomans out of the entire territory of the peninsula, but they could not avoid confronting each other over the division of the lands that had been taken from them, which led to the Second Balkan War.
  • Sarajevo bombing

    Sarajevo bombing
    The Sarajevo bombing is the concept as the series of attacks is known that included the assassination, on June 28, 1914, of the heir to the crown of the Austro-Hungarian Imperik, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, and his wife, the Duchess Sofia Chotek.
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    July crisis

    The July crisis was a diplomatic crisis that took place between June 28 and August 6 with the Sarajevo bombing and, unable to be resolved peacefully, led to the WWI.
  • Ultimatum from Austria-Hungary to Serbia

    Ultimatum from Austria-Hungary to Serbia
    The ultimatum of July 23, 1914 was a document presented by the Austro-Hungarian ambassador to the Serbian government. This was the response to the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. It was written so that its acceptance was impossible, and its rejection caused the war between both countries, causing the WWI.