World War II - Austro-Hungarian empire • South slavs...

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World War I Underlying causes o Culmination of competing nationalisms Especially in southern, eastern Europe o Rivalry among empires Especially between Britain and Germany o Inflexible diplomatic alliances Germany, France, England and Russia Nationalism o Inevitable outcome of French Revolution o Self determination and independence movements Belgium, 1830 Unification of Italy 1861 Unification of Germany 1871 o Nationalism within multi-nation empires
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Unformatted text preview: Austro-Hungarian empire • South slavs Russian empire • Poles, Ukrainians Ottoman empire • Greeks, Serbians, Romanians, Bulgarians • National Rivalries o naval race Arms race between UK and Germany to control seas Decisive for control of trade routes in case of war Construction of dreadnoughts o Colonial disputes o Public opinion Major media period They wants something to show the people...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course HST 101 taught by Professor Pettegrew during the Fall '08 term at Grand Valley State.

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