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World War I World War I 1914-1918
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Objective To understand the causes of World War I To understand the nature of World War I To understand how World War I ended To understand the consequences of World War I
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The Alliance System After unifying Germany in 1871, Bismarck saw that Germany was vulnerable Bismarck formed alliances Three Emperor’s League 1873 Dual Alliance with Austria 1879 Triple Alliance with Austria and Italy 1882
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The Alliance System To assure Britain, Bismarck did not build a large navy In 1888 Kaiser Wilhelm I died, grandson Wilhelm II becomes Kaiser
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Wilhelm II
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Wilhelm II vs. Bismarck
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The Alliance System Germany refuses to renew alliance with Russia Kaiser Wilhelm II orders construction of large navy
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The Alliance System Britain “Splendid Isolation” Entente Cordiale in 1904 Moroccan Crises (1905, 1911) Triple Entente with Russia in 1907 Anglo- Japanese Alliance in 1902
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The Eastern Question What happens after the Ottoman Empire falls apart? The Balkans
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2012 for the course HIST 5 taught by Professor Dinoe.buenviaje during the Fall '08 term at Riverside Community College.

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