102Great War - The Great War The Great War 1914-1918...

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Unformatted text preview: The Great War The Great War 1914-1918 1914-1918 Background: 1870-1913 Unification of Germany & Italy Imperial Expansion in Africa & Asia Nationalism Militarism Public Opinion Higher literacy Mass circulation press Europe 1914 Alliances: 1879-1914 Dual Alliance (1879) Germany Austria-Hungary Triple Alliance (1884) Germany Austria-Hungary Italy Franco-Russian (1894) Entente Cordiale (1904) Britain France Triple Entente (1907) Britain France Russia International Crises: 1898-1914 Fashoda: Gr. Br. vs. France (1898) Morocco (1905) France vs. Germany Kaiser Wilhelm in Tangier Challenge to Entente Cordiale Algeciras Conference: upholds French interests in Morocco International Crises: 1898-1914 Balkans (1908) A-H vs. Russia over Bosnia & Straits Agreement between foreign ministers A-H unilaterally annexes Bosnia Russia furious; demands access to Straits Britain & France fail to support Russia International Crises Morocco (1911) Germany vs. France German Panther arrived at Agadir to protect German interests Goal: force concessions from French, especially in central Africa France agrees to let Germany take large swath of Saharan Africalargely unusable land International Crises...
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