There were four main causes of World War I: militarism, alliances, imperialism and nationalism. The first world war was a direct result of these four main causes, but it was trigge...
World War I (1914-1918)
World War I began on July 28, 1914, when Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia. This seemingly small conflict between two countries spread rapidly: soon, Germany, Russia, Great Britain, and France were all drawn into the war, largely because...
World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War,
was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted ...
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This plan was created in 1913 and called for quick mobilization in response to a German attack through Belgium.
The end of the war
The Versailles Treaty was the peace treaty that ended World War 1
; however, a number of its terms were so controversial, that i... More »
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