World History - California Edition: Chapter 8-The Road to World War 1 Flashcards


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1

Who was in the Dual Alliance?

Why did it form?

Who lost territory to Germany in the war of 1871?

Austria-Hungar, Germany

To defend against Russia and France

France

2

Who was in the Triple Alliance?

Why did Italy join?

Austria-Hungary, Germany, Italy

Recently unified like Germany

3

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

4

Who was in the Entente Cordial?

Great Britain & France

5

Who was in the Triple Entente?

Why did the Triple Entente form?

France, Russia, Great Britain

Everyone's fear of the Triple Alliance

6

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"

7

Where was Archduke killed?

What does Austria-Hungary do after the assassination? (W/ Serbia)

Sarajevo

Austria-Hungary sends Serbia an Ultimatum.

Ultimatum: a final demand, rejection will result in retaliation

8

Who declares war on Serbia?

Who mobilizes toward Serbia?

What happens after declared war & mobilization?

Austria-Hungary

Germany

Russia mobilizes toward Austria-Hungary and Germany

9

What happens on August 1st?

Who does Germany declare war on on August 3rd?

Germany declares war on Russia

France

10

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

Belgium

Great Britain, Belgium rejects Germany's request to move through Belgium. Germany moves through anyway.