Triple Alliance Essay

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Triple Alliance Essay Previous to the First World War some countries felt that they were threatened by other countries regarding there location and there reasons to attack. Germany always kept a close watch over France because they figured that the French would be looking for revenge after the Franco- Prussian war, where France had lost a fair amount of land. In the year 1879 Germany, under the ruler Otto Von Bismarck, and the Austro-Hungarian Empire formed a secret alliance known as the Dual Alliance. Austria-Hungary had become angry at Russia after looking for a neutral policy during the Crimean War, and Germany was anxious to build bridges with Vienna after the Seven Weeks' War of 1866. In 1882 Italy was angry at France primarily because France had forestalled Italy’s advance by occupying Tunis. So Italy decided to sign into the Dual Alliance now making it the Triple Alliance. The Triple Alliance now was made up of Germany, Italy and the Austro- Hungarian Empire. This alliance was regularly renewed up until the
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This essay was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course HIST 210 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '08 term at University of Delaware.

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