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  • Austria Hungry And Russia
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    Diplomacy There were many reasons for WWI. There was the assassination of a European archduke and many building rivalries between most of the european countries. Italy, Russia, France, Austria-Hungry, Germany and England all sought the goal of acquiring new market and establishing global empires. Russia had already had influence over Manchuria and hoped to take control of Dardanelles and Bosporus. In the year of 1908, Russia had been called upon to bail out Serbia after Austria-Hungry had annexe...
  • Territory From The Weakened Ottoman Empire Russia
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    Congress of Vienna (1815) In September 1814 - June 1815, the leaders who vanquished Napoleon, European representatives, and those who believe they were in "high circles" gathered together to redraw territorial boundaries and fashion a lasting peace at the end of the Napoleonic wars after the downfall of Napoleon. Dominated by four major victors - Great Britain, Prussia, Russia, and Austria set peace term with France in April. signing a crucial document legitimacy (territories should once more be...
  • Napoleons Invasion Of Russia
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    Napoleon was born on August 15th, 1769 in Ajaccio (Capital of Corsica) which is an island 70 miles west of Italy. His parents were Carlo Bonaparte and Letizia Ra molino. They got married when Carlo was 18 and Letizia was 14, this was in 1764. Letizia was the one who was always putting food on the table, Carlo was way to lazy. His father was interested in politics. Napoleon got sent to military school (Brienne Military Academy) in 1778. He hated it; his peers were constantly making fun of him. Th...
  • Order To Outmaneuver France And Russia
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    The critical factor in the development of World War One from an Austrian-Serbian conflict lay in the German military strategy. German military action, based on the von Schlieffen Plan, allowed no flexibility for military mobilization of other powers without war. The Bosnian Crisis, along with the massive arms race of previous years and the competitiveness of the European powers, should have indicated to Germany the tense international relations of the time required much leeway for countries to r...
  • 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...
  • Britain And France
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    French Foreign Policy 1870-1914 In the immediate aftermath of the Franco-Prussian war, France had signed the Treaty of Frankfurt. It angered many French men, and led to a deep hatred of Germans and a desire for revenge. As Thiers said 'Think of it always, speak of it never'. Although the 5 billion Franc indemnity was cleared quickly the burden of Alsace-Lorraine remained. France also wanted to re-establish herself as a great power. Nonetheless, French politicians realised they could never overco...
  • France And Russia
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    History Coursework Introduction On november 11th 1918 the first world war came to an end. germany was defeated and the allied forces of britian, france and latterly the USA had won. casualties on both sides had been enormous about 5142631 people were killed and 22064427 were injured. in this piece of work I will be investigating how germany planned to win the war by christmas; how that plan failed; how the war developed into a stale mate; how that stalemate was finally broken. Part one: The Schl...
  • France Germany
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    ARCHDUKES WARS IN EUROPE GOTARCHUDUKES WARS IN EUROPE GOT A + -Archduke Francis Ferdinando of Austria Hungary was killed in Sarajevo, bosnia -The black hand-wanted bosnia to be part of Serbia-not Austria Hungary. Serbia -Austria-Hungary loved an Wtimatum to serbia. Russia apposed Serbia. -France & Germany. Russia wouldn't stop mobilingstroops & France supported Russia. -West- would go through Belgium an d attacked Pariz from behind. 7/8 1/8 will fight Russia if Russia attacked at the border. Whe...

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