September 30, 2021
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cuases of ww1
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Russia withdrew fromm the Three emperors league
The dual alliance
Unification of Germany
European powers control Africa
Germany’s focus lay on Africa and it quickly acquired Togoland, Cameroon and modern-day Namibia.
E--mpire building and international relations between the major powers (the Austrian Empire, France, Prussia, Russia and Britain) were increasingly put to the test.
Other nations emerged as imperialistic newcomers in the mid-19th century and leading up to WWI.
The Three Emperors league
The triple allince
Britain and Germany increase with dreadnought
Austria declares war on Serbia
America declares war on Germany
America declares war on Austria Hungary
Russia reaches 4 million soldiers
France reaches 4 million soldiers
The Triple Entente
Territorial claims were also facilitated by the Berlin Conference of 1884-1885.
Imperialist competition for power, influence and prestige grew and is most famously exemplified in the Scramble for Africa of the 1880s and 1890s.
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