Who was in the Dual Alliance?
Why did it form?
Who lost territory to Germany in the war of 1871?
To defend against Russia and France
Who was in the Triple Alliance?
Why did Italy join?
Austria-Hungary, Germany, Italy
Recently unified like Germany
Who was in the Franco-Russian Alliance?
Why was this Alliance formed?
France & Russia
France wanted land back from Germany, Russia wanted to support the Slavic state
Who was in the Entente Cordial?
Great Britain & France
Who was in the Triple Entente?
Why did the Triple Entente form?
France, Russia, Great Britain
Everyone's fear of the Triple Alliance
Why did Austria-Hungary want to start a war?
What did Austria-Hungary do before declaring war? (W/ Germany)
Serbia assassinates the heir of Austria-Hungary, Archduke.
Austria-Hungary asks Germany for help, Germany gives a "blank check"
Where was Archduke killed?
What does Austria-Hungary do after the assassination? (W/ Serbia)
Austria-Hungary sends Serbia an Ultimatum.
Ultimatum: a final demand, rejection will result in retaliation
Who declares war on Serbia?
Who mobilizes toward Serbia?
What happens after declared war & mobilization?
Russia mobilizes toward Austria-Hungary and Germany
What happens on August 1st?
Who does Germany declare war on on August 3rd?
Germany declares war on Russia
What is the Schlieffen plan?
Where does Germany move through to get to France?
Who declares war and Germany & why?
Germany plans to attack France's capital to take it over, then Russia
Great Britain, Belgium rejects Germany's request to move through Belgium. Germany moves through anyway.