Friday, 14 August 2015

World War 1 Report Writing.

Assassination of Franz Ferdinand.  
World War 1 started because of the assassinations of a man called Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie , the archduke of Austria-Hungary. On June 28 1914 Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary was assassinated in Sarajevo. The Austrian government believed that the assassinated was organized by Serbian government. They also saw this as an opportunity to regain control of Serbia. Because everybody was allied with each other.

Europe ready for War.
In 1914 the situation in Europe was tense. Secret alliances, internal politics and the desire to grow empires had built up distrust and dislike between many of the European powers. All it would take was one international event and Europe would be at War.

Austria-Hungary Declares War.
Austria-Hungary issued a number of harsh demands on Serbia, threatening to invade if Serbia did not comply. They gave them 48 hours to respond. When Serbia’s response fell short of the demands, Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia on July 28th 1914.    
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