Causes of World War IDirections: Using resources from your class notebook, examine the causes of WWI and look into how these causes affected each country mentioned and pushed them toward war. Submit your completed assignment when finished. MilitarismAlliancesImperialismNationalismSide of War (before & after)GermanyNaval and Armsrace They influencedanother countryto fight, and thatwas thereAliance. Germany wantedto create a vastempire. Patriotism Before the warGermany wasthe GermanReich, Afterthe countrywas united. Austro-HungarianEmpireOwned armies Triple AlliancebetweenGermany, Italy,and Austro-HungarianAustro-Hungarianwantedindependence.“Greater Serbia”for all Slavicpeople. Before theempire was amonarchy,after Austro-Hungarianformed newnations. ItalyJoined the militiawith the GermanEmpire becausethey wantedneutrality.Formed analliance with thecentral powers ofGermany.