Causes of World War 1

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an association formed by countries for mutual benefit
and to aid and protect one another
Building up armed forces and getting ready for war.
A feeling of pride, loyalty, and protectiveness toward one's country
A powerful country taking control and exploiting a colony or weaker country
An alliance between Germany, Italy, and the Austrian-Hungarian Empire
An alliance between France, Britain and Russia.
Great Britain, France, Italy, Russia, and later the US
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and Ottoman Empire
Archduke of Austria Hungary who was assassinated at Sarajevo by a Serbian terrorist group called the Black Hand; his death was the spark that started World War I
a rush to build your military as much as possible when competing against other countries
The assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife
The countries that started WWI
A country that takes no side in a conflict
The assassin of Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria, a member of the Black Hand
Secret military society in Serbia believed to had assassinated Franz Ferdinand, WWI starts one month after the assassination
28th June, 1914 - Sarajevo (Bosnia)
A strategy drawn up by Germany to avoid fighting a war on two fronts. A lightning quick attack against France. Proposed to go through Belgium then attack France
A treaty that among other things determined that Belgium and the Netherlands were neutral territory.
a conflict in which the participating countries devote all their resources to the war effort. Examples: WWI, WWII
to incorporate a territory into another country or to take control of (a territory or place)
combat in or on sea, the ocean, or any other battle space involving a major body of water; targeting other seagoing vessels or targets on land or in the air
combat using military aircraft and other flying machines
A "friendly understanding" between Britain and France both agreeing to respect their colonies in Africa..
Major Islamic state centered on Anatolia that came to include the Balkans, the Near East, and much of North Africa.
The ruler of Austria-Hungary when WWI started. He was planning to attack Serbia for their ports. When Serbia murdered Franz Ferdinand, he attacked Serbia, which effectively started WWI.
Caused by further developments in the situation of Morocco French troops occupied Fez (the Moroccan capital) to put down a rebellion against the Sultan. 
Germans sent a gunboat, The Panther to the Moroccan port of Agadir.
a major port city of Morocco where the German Keiser went trying to support the Sultan and avoid the French taking over Morroco as a colony
The German Keiser proposed an international conference to get support from other nations regarding the Morrocan crisis, but only the Austrian Hungarian Empire gave them support.
A British ship with increased speed and firepower that made all other battleships obsolete virtually overnight
Battle in 1805 where Britain defeated France and Spain
common war cry when the British demanded that they wanted the double amount of battleships built right away.
a diplomatic crisis among the major powers of Europe in the summer of 1914 that led to World War I.
Germany declares war on Russia
Germany declares war on France
Germany invades Belgium and Britain declares war on Germany
 Imperialist foreign policy adopted by the German Empire
The German Emperor from 1888 to 1918
A governmental group in Turkey that wanted to revive the Ottomans' Glory