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  • Alliance Between Britain With France
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    The Ending of British Isolation With the rest of Europe being controlled in a complex string of alliances and treaties during the later half of the 19th century, Britain remained uninvolved. Their policy of Splendid Isolation was to keep themselves out of the quarrels and disputes of continental Europe, and allow them to focus on their overseas empire. With the crowing of a new Kaiser in Germany, and the interest of other nations to hold overseas colonies, Britains colonial empire was under atta...
  • Germany Sided With Austria And Russia
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    The two trends that were most responsible for the tensions that eventually led to World War 1 were; one the Population growth and the subsequent political growth of a disenfranchised populous, and secondly the new age of Imperialism with its alliances, nationalism and great standing armies. Between 1880 and 1914 the population of Europe rose from 330 million to 460 million. The population slowly gained suffrage but with a diversified populace of different cultures economic and social backgrounds...
  • Britain Closer To Russia's Ally France
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    Why Did British Diplomacy And Defence Policy Come To Be Linked With Understandings To France And Rus The chain of events which brought Europe to the brink of war in 1914 is very complicated. Historians have constantly argued over whether conflict was inevitable and tried to attribute the blame for the conflict of World War I. The possibility of war had existed for some time prior to 1914 as huge power blocks emerged across Europe. The alliance of Germany, Austria, Hungary and Italy was balanced ...
  • Britain And Russia
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    Anglo-Russian: 1907. Agreement concerning Persia. OPENING STATEMENT: The document outlines the terms of the Entente as agreed by both Great Britain and Russia in on the 31st August 1907. This agreement took place, as it was designed to check German influence in the Middle East and to end Anglo-Russian mistrust. It also provided for the division of Persia into spheres of influence; that Tibet be maintained as a buffer state under a degree of Chinese control; that Afghanistan be recognised as of s...
  • Support Of Britain And France
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    e Origins of World War One Events leading up to the outbreak of War (a) Moroccan Crisis 1905-1906 The Germans wanted to test the recently signed Anglo French 'Entente Cordiale' with its understanding that France would recognise Britain position in Egypt in return for British approval of a possible French takeover of Morocco. Germany said that they would assist the Sultan to maintain independence. A conference was held in Algeciras in Spain. Britain believed that if Germany had their way it would...

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