The Outbreak of World War I

A 3-part course with Made From History

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Course Overview

A resounding cultural belief that war is good for nations combined with the various alliances, treaties, and agreements that occurred in the late 19th century and early 20th century led to the declaration of World War I in 1914. In this course, examine the allegiances between the nations that created an alliance network, so that when the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated by a Bosnian Serbian nationalist, the major powers of Europe became entrenched.


  • Total Time 14 min
  • Lessons 3
  • Exercises 11
  • 9 CQ

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