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  • Relationship Between Austria And Prussia
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    How did the relationship between Austria and Prussia develop after 1815 and before 1850? The relationship between Austria and Prussia developed a lot during the era of economic wealth, revolution and war. Many governments were restored in Europe (after the defeating Napoleon). Legitimate monarchy was set up meaning the hereditary ruling families would be restored to their old thrones. This was agreed partly because it was seen as a more stable and suitable system suited to peace. Also Metternich...
  • War On Germany On 23 August 1914
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    'Germany was responsible for the outbreak of World War One'. How far do you agree? World War one has become to be known as "The Great War". It was known as "The War to end all Wars". Many people believe Germany was responsible for the outbreak of war in 1914. To solely blame one country or one single act for the cause of World War One is wrong as there are more than one country involved and more than one event that caused World War One. Even if Germany was responsible for the war the other major...
  • War On France And Belgium And England
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    1. Discuss the congress of Vienna. Who were the leaders? - To rebuild Austria after Napoleon had destroyed it. i. Austria: Prince Metternich ii. Russia: Alexander. Prussia: King Frederick William vs. England: George, but by then he was insane, so Lord Castlereagh filled inv. France: Talleyrand 2. List the Russian Czars from 1814-1914 a. Alexander I: helped defeat Napoleon and went to the congress of Vienna. Nicholas I: stopped the "December ist Revolt"c. Alexander II: stopped the Crimean War and...
  • Germany Responsible For The World War I
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    "To w hat extent was Germany responsible for the First World War". There are many different factors that contributed to the outbreak of WWI. The most important of these are imperialism, the arms race, the alliance system, nationalism and the assassination of the Austrian Arch Duke. Although Germany has a share in the responsibility of these factors, she was definitely not the lone cause. Many powerful European nations played a roughly equal part in their contribution, which consequently started ...
  • Actions And Policies Of Germany Before 1914
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    World War One Account for the feelings of hostility towards the Austria-hungry Empire by Serb nationalists in 1914: Austria was what stood in the way of progress of the Serbian nation. Serbia was a direct threat to the survival of the multinational Austrian Empire and for that reason Austria felt it necessary to thwart Serbia's plans for growth and development. The Serbs desired more land, especially a coastline with an all important sea port, Austria denied them this by, in the peace treaty of ...
  • Ritter's Emotional Response To Fischer's Thesis
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    Fritz Fischer, Gerhard Ritter and Konrad H. Jarausch have each written on the topic of World War One regarding the nature of Germany's involvement. Fischer holds Germany undeniably responsible for the Great War while Ritter, seems to be responding emotionally to Fischer's essay. He denounces Fischer's assertions arguing that Germany acted diplomatically and that Fischer is guilty of 'thesis history'. Jarausch's paper took a more balanced view; he considers arguments from both ends of the spectru...
  • Germany
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    Was Germany to blame for World War One? Though Germany turned out to be the Central Power and most involved in the war, there is little or no evidence that the Germans had planned for war. There are several fundamental causes that had brought the world to the brink of war: nationalism, imperialist competition, militarism, and the build up of pre-war alliances. The growing appearance of these factors perhaps inevitably led to what was called the Great War, World War One. Germany had a variety of ...
  • War With Germany
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    Europe became two groups of countries one called the Triple Entante, which was Britain, Russia, and France they knew that they were in a good position. And they desperately wanted to weaken Germany and stop it becoming a very powerful country. The other country that was surrounded by the triple entante was Austria-Hungary and they felt, threatened by the Russians and the nationalism of the Balkans, So they made an alliance with Germany and was called the Triple alliance. On June the 28th 1914. G...
  • Nationalism Austria Hungary
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    Various issues, themes and events were discussed in this informative video the key ones however where; imperialism, nationalism, militarism, the arms race, the system of alliances and lastly, the assassination of Franz Ferdinand. From 1870 to 1914 a new theme was introduced and carried out by the great powers of Europe, the theme was called Imperialism. One ruler in particular, Kaiser Wilhelm II, was a great believer imperialism and believed that through it, he and Germany, would gain the much d...

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