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Click to edit Master subtitle style 12/14/09 The Great War By Dato & Vato
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12/14/09 Drift Towards War The Assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand ( 28th June 1914). l Nationalist aspirations. l Increased tensions between
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12/14/09 Assassination of Archduke Archduke Francis Ferdinand goes to Sarajevo. l Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip shoots Ferdinand and his wife. l Princip arrested and sentenced to 20 years in prison. l Austrian declaration of war on Serbia (July 28th 1914)
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12/14/09 Nationalist Aspirations Nationalism spread throughout Europe by the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars. l Self-determination suggested that each ethnic group had a right to a sovereign state. l Concept was ignored or opposed by dynastic powers. l Considerable nationalistic tensions in
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12/14/09 National Rivalries Naval race between Britain and Germany. Germany's rapid industrialization threatened British economic predominance Both states built huge iron battleships, called Dreadnoughts
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