The Day That Shook The World (1975): WWI Chain Reaction
World History → World War I → Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
World History → World War I → Outbreak of the War
This clip explains how World War I came to be a global war after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia for the assassination, and each country's allies declare war on the opposing countries.
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Which countries are on Austria-Hungary's side? Which countries are Serbia's allies?
How did the alliance system contribute to the breakout of World War I?
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Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studiesexplain the significance of the following years as turning points: 1898 (Spanish-American War), 1914...
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social StudiesThe student understands the causes and impact of World War I. The student is expected to:
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studiesidentify the importance of imperialism, nationalism, militarism, and the alliance system in causing ...
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