2Nationalism Nationalism is “pride” in your own country Nationalism is the concept that your country is better than any other in the worldGermany and Great Britain were the two countries that felt they were the greatest
3ImperialismOne Empire/Country having “control” over the other smaller countriesThere were squabbles over which empire would have control over new smaller countriesColonial Powers included:Great BritainRussiaGermanyAustria HungaryFrance
4Militarism Militarism – the buildup of weapons to prepare for war Both sides (Germany/Great Britain) “flexed” their collective muscles to show their opposition what they were capable ofBritain had a 2 : 1 naval policy, meaning 2 ships for every 1 German oneBritain asked their colonies(including Canada) to help.
5Alliance System:Alliance systems protect all members of a particular groupIf one country gets attacked the other members of that group will support themTriple Entente:FranceGreat BritainRussiaTriple Alliance:GermanyAustria HungaryItaly
6Questions:Of these 4, which do you think is most/least significant for the start of World War I? Explain why.Which country do you think is going to have the largest role in the war? Consider the chart.How do these three relate together? Explain the links.