Essays Tagged: "germany austria"

The Fall of Germany in World War I

None of the European power wanted World War I, but they feared Germany. Germany was newly unified, and was beating the European powers in population and Industry. ... r the Alsace-Lorraine. Britain was a country used to being on the ocean, so they felt threatened by Germany's colonial expansion and William II's insisting on a large navy. Russia and Austria feared p ... illiam II refused to renew the Reinsurance treaty with Russia, but continued the Triple Alliance of Germany,Austria-Hungary, and Italy. In 1894 Russia made an alliance with France, and Great Britain s ...

(4 pages) 88 0 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Essay on the European Union. To recieve a better grade throw in some sources. I didn't cite any and I got an 86%

untries are France, Italy, Luxemburg, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Finland, Portugal, Sweden, and Greece. With all these countries forming one huge e ... e EU. The EU was formed in 1952 withAl-Sarraf 3the founding nations of Italy, France, Belgium, West Germany, Luxemburg, and the Netherlands. These nations would later sign the Rome treaty, which would ...

(3 pages) 237 1 4.2 Jun/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Treaty of Versailles after World War One

was unfair'The treaty of Versailles was a condition of terms regarding peace that was presented to Germany by the Allies in 1919. Three reasons why the treaty was unfair was that Germany was forced t ... ee reasons why the treaty was unfair was that Germany was forced to take all the blame for the war, Germany lost 6 million people and 13% of her territory and Germany was forced to pay an outstanding ...

(3 pages) 87 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

What caused the First World War?

Alliance System between the European countries divided the continent into two rival groups.In 1817, Germany gained control over the region of Alsace-Lorraine as a prize for wining the Franco-Prussian ... rder to isolate France, in 1872, the Three Emperor's League was made, which was an alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary and Russia. The Triple Alliance was then formed in 1882, which included Ger ...

(6 pages) 174 2 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Summary of World War I.

he Beginning, causes, US involvement, and the course of the warIn the late 1800's the chancellor of Germany, Otto von Bismarck created a secret defensive alliance called the three empires alliance. Ge ... pacts were made that were defensively set against the each other. The Central Powers consisting of Germany, Austria, Italy, and later the Ottoman Empire were defensively allied against attack from th ...

(3 pages) 164 1 4.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

The Causes of World War I.

power in Europe after the creation of German Empire was Three Emperors' League, established between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Russia. This alliance guaranteed each other that when any one member s ... o support Bulgaria. As a result of Russia's obvious political losses at the Congress of Berlin, and Germany's decision to support Austria- Hungary instead of Russia at the Second Balkan Crises, Russia ...

(2 pages) 96 3 3.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

The Events Leading To WWI

before the war.The 1st Berlin Conference was called in 1878 to divide up the lands of the Ottoman. Germany, Austria, France, Britain, Italy, Russia, and the Ottoman Empire attended the meeting. The m ... prus was given to Britain. Russia who won in the Russo-Turkish War, gained no land from the meeting.Germany and Russia were always friends but in 1879, both sides start to argue and dislike each other ...

(4 pages) 150 3 3.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

The Causes and Effects of World War I

sia, Italy, and the United States, opposed the coalition known as the Central Powers, consisting of Germany, Austria - Hungary, Turkey, and Bulgaria. The immediate cause of the war between Austria - H ... ut an end to the Greater Serbia movement. Russia responded by partially mobilizing against Austria. Germany warned Russia that continued mobilization would cause war with Germany, and it made Austria ...

(7 pages) 114 0 1.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Causes of World-War-One competing alliances - rival empires - arms race - catalyst

ries of alliances between the superpowers of Europe. These powers included Britain, Russia, France, Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy. The complex nature of the numerous alliances between the differe ... collapsed in 1890.The defeat of France in the Franco-Prussian war of 1970-71 was the completion of Germany's unification and the beginning of the rise of a new European power causing many new allianc ...

(5 pages) 45 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

World War 1: German Guilt.

or what, caused the war. Just some of the more plausible theories include apportioning the blame to Germany; Austria; Russia; Serbia; France; Britain; everybody (collective responsibility); nobody (ac ... arate strands; each analysed on its own merits; all with an eye to determining how much, if at all, Germany can be blamed for the advent of war. I shall conclude to the effect that while long-term cau ...

(17 pages) 103 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Why did the War not end before Christmas 1914?

-August 1914. There were two major groups with many powerful countries involved. The countries were Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy on one side and Great Britain, France and Russia on the other sid ... aly on one side and Great Britain, France and Russia on the other side.Much before the war started, Germany had formulated Schlieffen Plan first in 1905 and modified it in 1911. The plan had assumed t ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

What were the contributing causes of World War 1

World War 1 is often considered as being the fault of one nation, namely Germany. However World War 1 cannot be attributed solely as the fault of Germany as there are many o ... ivided continent with five superpowers dominating it. (These 5 empires being Great Britain, France, Germany, Austria-Hungary and Russia) It was the richest continent in the world, and by far the most ... pened 43 years prior to the outbreak of war, the day when William I was proclaimed King of a united Germany. This led to a major shift in power from the traditional superpowers such as France and Aust ...

(11 pages) 66 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Critically asses three major causes of the First World War

e system of alliances between countries at that time. Alliances such as the Triple Alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire, and the Triple Entente between Great Britain, Russi ... er, that also ended in France's favour, but very nearly resulted in war between France, Britain and Germany (and possibly the rest of Europe as well). This served to bring France and Great Britain clo ...

(9 pages) 59 1 3.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

How the Allies were able to win WW1

Montenegro, Russia and The United States. The allies fought the Triple Alliance which consisted of Germany, Austria Hungary, Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire. The allies won the war when a revolution ... Hungary and the Ottoman Empire surrendered. On November 11th on the 11th hour fighting stopped when Germany signed an armistice. The allies were able to win the war for many reasons. The three main re ...

(3 pages) 25 1 4.2 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

"The turbulent truth about Political Geography in Europe" - A history of Political Geography and Trends in Europe between 1871 and 1996.

hift began to occur, and by 1924 there were a lot of differences, including the end of Imperialism. Germany, Austria-Hungary, The Ottoman Empire, and Russia were all head to head over territory. Altho ... y as it entered a new era in Europe. Amidst the First World War, something that severely restricted Germany, the Russian revolution occurred. The Bolsheviks forced the Tsar of Russia to abdicate, and ...

(3 pages) 24 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Who do you blame for the First World War?

y can act wisely simultaneously in every part of the globe at every moment of time." In 1914 it was Germany who didn't act wisely. I make Germany responsible for the First World War, because they star ... ce in 1882. They caused the Agadir crisis. Shortly explained, the crisis was a disagreement between Germany and France which ended with Britain and France giving Germany a jungle in the Congo. And als ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.7 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

What caused the most tension in Europe?

At the end of 19th century, the growth of Germany and its desire for a large colony brought up with a great tension. A new country with fast g ... d by alliance for countries themselves to defend themselves from other neighbored countries such as Germany brought European countries a war cloud hang over.Imperialism is the biggest reason why Europ ... f Europe in the period is everyone looking for which colonies have left for them. This is equal for Germany, that admired to have colonies, but they had no colonies to go for, and everywhere to go out ...

(3 pages) 21 0 2.6 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Alliances in History

Three Emperor's League: This was a diplomatic alliance was between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Russia planned by Otto van Bismarck in 1872. The aim of this alliance ... conservative powers in Europe and to keep peace between Austria - Hungary and Russia and to isolate Germany's enemy France. The alliance was broken slightly which was caused by the Russian- Turkish wa ... Serbia, and Montenegro from Turkish rule, and give independence to Bosnia and Herzegovina. However Germany, Austria - Hungary were alarmed by the huge gain in territory the Russian had won. The Treat ...

(4 pages) 19 0 2.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Triple alliance and The Triple Entrente

n and Russia before the 1st world war. It was started by the French because they felt threatened by Germany and the triple alliance (Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy)Britain joined because they were ... e worried about the German Navy. Finally Russia joined because they were worried about attacks from Germany and Austria-Hungary who both had growing armies. Russia also promised Serbia help if they we ...

(2 pages) 4136 0 1.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

World War 1 Writing Assignment

erdinand in Sarajevo. Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, and Russia prepared to defend Serbia. Germany declared war on Russia, then on France. The reason for this chain of defense and war declara ... ain, France, Russia and Japan. On the other side were central powers that included the countries of Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, and Serbia. Italy joined the allies later. WW1 was fought primaril ...

(2 pages) 66 1 4.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I