Why did ww1 really start?
The immediate cause for World War 1 was the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his pregnant wife Sophie. The assassination was planned by a Serbian terrorist group, called The Black Hand and the man who shot Franz Ferdinand and his wife was a Bosnian revolutionary named Gavrilo Princip.
What were the 4 main causes of World War 1?
Introduction: The major causes of The Great War or WWI (1914-1918) consist of four long-term causes and one short-term cause. I use the acronym M.A.N.I.A to help my students remember the 5 major causes of WWI; they are Militarism, Alliances, Nationalism, Imperialism, and Assassination.
Is Germany to blame for ww1?
Germany is to blame for starting World War I because they were the first country to declare war before any other country. So overall Germany did not only start the war but they also influenced another country that was apart of their alliance (Austria-Hungary) to fight with another country (Serbia).
Why is 1917 important?
1917 saw the entry of America into World War One, the result of Germany’s use of unrestricted submarine warfare. 1917 also saw the start of the Battle of Passchendaele, also known as the Third Battle of Ypres. February 1st: Germany resumed its unrestricted submarine warfare campaign.
Which country lost the most soldiers in World War 1?
Casualties of World War ICountryTotal mobilized forcesKilled or died 1Allied Powers:Russia700,000British Empire8, 371France
What would happen if America sided with Germany in ww1?
America would supply the Germans with soldiers, materials, and could destroy the naval blockade on North Sea. The Spring Offensive would destroy France and force France into surrendering. British troops would be pushed off the mainland Europe. Americans would win the war with Imperial Germany.