Presentation on theme: "Countries Goals in WWI Connor Clayton. Albania Serbia, Montenegro, Greece, and Italy occupied Albania at the start of WWI. Austria – Hungary fought."— Presentation transcript:
Countries Goals in WWI Connor Clayton
Albania Serbia, Montenegro, Greece, and Italy occupied Albania at the start of WWI. Austria – Hungary fought the Serbian troops Austria – Hungary (liberators) Albanians did not like the secret Treaty of London of Gave land to other countries but not them.
Austria - Hungary Archduke Franz Ferdinand was shot in Serbia. Germany were allies to Austria – Hungary. A- H wanted Serbia to stop black hand a terrorist group from bombing them. Austria – Hungary didn’t want Serbia to take them over.
Belgium Germany invaded August 3, Belgium was just trying to keep independence from Germany. Germany wanted Belgium because it was next to France so Germany would have an advantage on France. King Albert I was the leader of Belgium during WWI.
Brazil Brazil was initially neutral in WWI to keep trade open. Joined the war like the U.S. did because they were forced into it. Brazil captured 42 German ships
Bulgaria Declared war on Serbia. Bulgaria had a 40 mile strip in Greece. Signed Treaty of Neuilly Treaty took a lot of land and reduced army
China Declared war on Germany and Austria- Hungary on August 14, 1917 Got involved to free them from treaties and to put in effect Wilsons’ 14 points.
Costa Rica Fought Germany in WWI President Tinoco didn’t get recognition for over throwing a government so he declared war on Germany instead of having good relations with them.
Cuba Also against Germany Didn’t have to join the war but since the US gave them independence they felt obligated Cuba also didn’t like Germanys’ submarine warfare.
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