wwi causes - A lthough there were many reasons the European...

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Although there were many reasons the European Nations first broke out in war, the fighting of Austria-Hungary and Serbia contributed to the expansion of the war. This war was resulted by the aggression of European countries that strived to be the best. These country's nationalism, militarism, imperialism and alliances escalated into the spreading of war. (The Great War 1) Imperialism was at the hands of Germany during the outbreak of war. Germany was not far-gone when it came to taking over territories in Africa. They had to compete against France and Great Britain to gain control of this territory. This competition spelled out war between these European countries. Germany's intent here was to better their own country, and prove that their country was better than all the rest. The extreme nationalism led European nations to compete for the largest army and navy, or for the greatest industrial development. This proves that not only does Germany use imperialism, but they use nationalism as well. Territorial disputes were an ongoing problem for many European countries. The leaders of these countries always wanted more land to make them better than all the rest, but the leaders did not know who owned this land because it was always
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2010 for the course NAVSC 102 taught by Professor Hammond during the Spring '08 term at Penn State.

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