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Response paper 5 - Brittany Burzawa 5/27/10 Global History...

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Brittany Burzawa 5/27/10 Global History Response Paper #5 The Great War was fought from 1914 through 1918.It is debated about the causes of the Great War. Some suggest that it was a result of the tension between countries from previous wars that caused this man-made catastrophe of the 20th century. The first even that triggered the Great War was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austrian throne and his wife in Sarajevo by young Bosnian nationalists backed by Unification or Death on June 28, 1914 (Reilly, 353). This caused retaliation of Austria on Serbia. The Great War included The Allies, chiefly Russia, France and Britain against the Central Powers, primarily Germany, Austria- Hungary and Turkey and later the US, Italy and Japan joins. Austria being backed by Germany and Serbia by Russia it eventually led to Germany declaring war on Russia and France which sparked the Great War. The differences between The Great War and previous wars included the technology of the military, military tactics, and disputes that lead to the war. The Great War was one of the bloodiest due to the military advancements. The Great War
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