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World War I Events leading to war
Royal, Cousins, and Leaders
Kaiser Wilhelm II Germany
Emperor Wilhelm II and Czar Nicholas II Original caption: Waist-up photograph shows the meeting of Czar Nicholas II and Kaiser Wilhelm II prior to the beginning of World War I. Undated.
Czar Nicholas II (Russia) Duke of York(Future King George V) United Kingdom
Czar Nicholas II and Duke of York Czar Nicholas II of Russia (left) and the Duke of York, later King George V of England, stand arm in arm. The two were cousins, related through King Christian IX of Denmark.
English and Russian Royalty King George V and Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, stand with their sons, Prince Edward VIII and Czarevitch Alexei, respectively, at Cowes, England. Date Photographed:1909 Location: Cowes, Isle of Wight, England, UK Royal Cousins
Nationalism Imperialism Militarism Balkans Alliances Five Powder Kegs Leading Europe Towards War
Nationalism * Deep devotion to ones nation -How is this shown by individuals? -What is the primary purpose in Nationalism?
Imperialism *A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries politically, economically, or socially -How is this done by countries? -What is the primary purpose of Imperialism? -Think of the United States, have we practiced Imperialism?
Alliances *Creating an agreement between countries, usually pertains specifically to military situations. -Why are Alliances made? * Triple Alliance: an alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Ottoman Empire prior to WWI * Triple Entente: an alliance between Russia, France, and United Kingdom prior to WWI
Militarism *A policy of glorifying military power, and always keeping a standing army prepared for war -How is this shown by nations? -What is the primary purpose in Militarism?
Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand Heir Apparent to the Austrian-Hungary Empire
Archduke Ferdinand and his wife Sophie one hour before they would be shot and killed by Serb nationalist Gavrilo Princip as they drove through the streets of Sarajevo. June 28, 1914
Archduke Franz Ferdinand and Sophie Leaving Sarajevo Senate. Five minutes later, they were shot fatally at close range by Gavrile Princip
Motorcade to assassination and war
The arrest photo of Gavrilo Princip, the assassin who succeeded in killing Archduke Francis Ferdinand, is reproduced on a postcard. Princip, indicated by the cross, is here misidentified as one of the other assassins, Nedeljko Cabrinovic, who had made an earlier failed attempt.
July 29, 1914
Archduke Ferdinand and Duchess Sophie Lying in State The bodies of Archduke Francis Ferdinand, heir to the Austrian throne, and his wife, Duchess Sophie lie in state at the Imperial Palace in Vienna after they were assassinated in Sarajevo.
Princip’s Comments following the assassintation Princip “sorry that I have killed the Duchess of Hohenberg, for I had no intention of killing her.” “I aimed specifically at the archduke because he… is an enemy of the Slavs in general but especially of the Serbs.”
Trial of the Assassins Gavrilo Princip is circled
A box with the bloodstained shirt of Archduke Franz Ferdinand ( ) is on display in a glass vitrine at the Museum of Military History (HGM) in Vienna, Austrai, 27 June 2013.
The bloodstained uniform of Archduke Franz Ferdinand ( ) is on display in a glass vitrine at the Museum of Military History (HGM) in Vienna, Austria, 27 June 2013.
Causes of WWI Videos Causes of World War I Animated Map of Alliances Leading to War