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World War I- Part VII: League of Nations

World War I- Part VII: League of Nations The origins of the League of Nations The League of Nations was an intergovernmental organisation founded on 10 January 1920 as a result of the Paris Peace Conference that ended the First World War. It was the first international organisation whose principal mission was to maintain world […]

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World War I- Part III: Causes Of The World War I

World War I- Part III: Causes Of The World War I Causes of the first world war Immediate cause of the war: The immediate cause of the war was the bitter enmity between Austria and Serbia in the Balkans leading to murder of Archduke Francis, the nephew of the Austrian Emperor and heir of throne […]

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World War I- Part II: Events Leading To The Outbreak Of War

World War I- Part II: Events Leading To The Outbreak Of War Time  chart of main events Europe divides into  two  armed  camps: 1882  Triple Alliance of  Germany, Austria-Hungary and  Italy 1894  France and Russia sign alliance 1904  Britain and  France sign  ‘Entente  Cordiale’  (friendly  ‘getting-together’) 1907  Britain and Russia sign agreement. Other important events: […]

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World War I- Part I: The world in 1914

World War I- Part I: The world in 1914 Europe still dominated the rest of the world in 1914 Most of the decisions which shaped the fate of the world were taken in the capitals of Europe. Germany was the leading power in Europe both militarily and economically. She had overtaken Britain in the production […]

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