History Trial Speach

History Trial Speach - Austria-Hungary: Innocence In A Can...

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Austria-Hungary: Innocence In A Can Ladies and Gentlemen. I am speaking here today as a humble representative of the noble nation of Austria-Hungary. My associates and I are going to prove to you beyond any reasonable reservation that Austria-Hungary shares no more blame for the First World War than any other European nation that was involved with that great conflict. The mere thought that one could appoint the majority of the blame on Austria forces me to snicker quietly due to their ignorance. The fact is that while Austria’s actions did appear to be the actions that started the war, events had spiraled out of control prior to Austria’s involvement came into play. What Austria did was justifiable and reasonable. Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife were murdered by a Serbian terrorist. Serbia herself daftly threw down Austria’s attempts to maintain peaceful relations. Austria at that point was faced with the problem of having to deal with Serbia. Had Serbia been allowed to get away with
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2011 for the course ECON 110 taught by Professor Vernon during the Spring '07 term at BYU.

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