This was in clear contrast to events during the Balkan War of 1912, when Berlin refused to back Vienna in any intervention. The war had extremely high casualties over 15 million dead and 20 million injured. Imperialism increased throughout Europe after the Industrial Revolution, as the European nations competed with each other over resources and the production of goods. Further, in Germany and Russia particularly, the military establishment began to have a greater influence on public policy. By pledging their support to Austria they set in motion a chain of events that led to war and without the blank cheque, may not have happened.
Neither side considered the chance that the war would spread across Europe. Late industrialization led to a smaller size of industrial workers in Russian cities. For the Austrians, a personal attack on the royal family required a strong response, especially if the assassins were Serbs, who had defied the Dual Monarchy during the Pig War, been labelled as traitors during the Friedjung Trial, and recently destroyed southeastern Europe's other dynastic empire the Ottomans. When Serbia's response fell short of the demands, Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia on July 28. This was unusual because Serbia and Russia were allies. Cabrinovic swallowed poison and jumped into a canal, but he was saved from suicide and arrested.
In order to be the greatest of the great nations, the nation would have to be the best at everything- both militarily and economically. In response to Germany's alliances, France and Russia established an alliance in 1892. Austria-Hungary included land in which Slavs close to the Serbian border lived. This was a role of nationalism as in men wanted to fight for theircountries and show their loyalty. Britain supported France and Germany was persuaded to back down for part of French Congo. The key event which led to the outbreak of the First World War was when Archduke Francis Ferdinand, heir to the Austrian throne was assassinated on June 28, 1914.
Nationalism, imperialism and militarism had major roles in the war. Petersburg feared that failure to do so would cost them the trust of important allies and leave them isolated. Britain and its empire Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India and South Africa, etc. These can be classified into three areas of significance — structural, political and perceptual concepts. Germany backed the Austro-Hungarian empire, while Russia allied itself with France and Britain after Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia. He was Emperor Franz Joseph's nephew, and became the heir when Franz Joseph's son killed himself in 1889 his sisters could not take the throne.
Within the Balkans were many groups of Serbs, Bulgarians, Romanians and other ethnic groups demanding independence. Ultimately, World War I spread to the rest of the world. Most were Serbian, or one might say Orthodox, but one was a Bosnian Muslim: at their trial, the plotters did not speak of Serbian, Croatian or Muslim identity, only their unhappiness with the Habsburgs. France had recently lost a war to Germany, who took a region of French land called Alsace, which angered France. Austria-Hungary announced Bosnia-Herzegovina as independent, without honoring its agreement with Russia. Austria-Hungary prevented Serb expansion to the Adriatic Sea; Russian support for Serbia, and Germany forced Russia to back down. The 1905 and 1917 Russian Revolutions In 1905, Russian industrial workers and their families demonstrated in St.
In later life he became a history professor. The war resulted in the destruction of many imperial dynasties, including Germany, Turkey and Austria-Hungary. On the one hand, it was closely tied to nationalist imperialist activities of day, vienna and otto von bismarck's diplomatic policies, led formation russian tsar, less intimidated by industrial working class, did not feel need give nationalism arrogance among citizens various nations promoting a sense that people particular country were world war 1. Also 19-years old, he was a student who had never held a job. The first conspirator along the parade route was Mehmed Mehmedbasic, a 27-year old carpenter, son of an impoverished Bosnian Muslim notable: he had a bomb.
Nationalist groups contributed to the weakening of the Ottoman Empire in eastern Europe, by seeking to throw off Muslim rule. There are four primary characteristics of a nationalist group that determine the likelihood of such a group using violence to achieve its goals. The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was the perfect excuse to go to war with Serbia. Unlike Britain, Germany was a comparatively young nation, formed in 1871 after the unification of 26 German-speaking states and territories. Nationalist and militarist rhetoric assured Europeans that if war did erupt, their nation would emerge victoriously.
Several perceptual factors, entwined with political factors can also be regarded as indirect causes, in certain cases creating the conditions within communities that can lead to an increased likelihood of conflict. The Second Balkan crisis 1912-13 In 1912, Serbia, Greece, Bulgaria and Montenegro attacked Turkey. Militarism arms race began 1914- Germany had one of the greatest army increases Great Britain and Germany both increased their armies the more one nation built uo their armies the more the other nations felt they had to do the same Nationalism - an extreme form of loyalty to one's nation -caused intense competitions against other nations -nationalism created a fierce competition and rivalry between Europe's powers -the nation would have to be the best at everything -placed the interests of their own country above other countries -gave people excessive confidence in their nations -it demonized rival nations Imperialism -when a country takes over another nation - Allies: Britain Italy United States Russia France 1914 -Franz Ferdinand is assassinated by Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip -Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia -Germany declares war on Russia -United Kingdom declares war on Germany after Germany invades Belgium -Austria Hungary declares war on Russia and Serbia declares war on Germany -U. After 1903, Pasic knew that Apis' clique would kill to get their way. Little did they know that Serbia consulted Russia and the Russians promised their support if anyone would ever attack Serbia, that they would be there for them.