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Department
Art
Course
FAH337H1
Professor
Shawn Lehman
Semester
Winter

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UnitOneCanadianHistorySinceWorldWarOne19141939TheCausesofWorldWarOne1MilitarismthebeliefinthepowerofstrongarmiesnaviestodecideissuesGermanybegantobuilduptheirarmiesEuropeannationsbecamealarmedbyothersmilitarypowerEachcountrytriedtobuildlargermorepowerfulwarmachinesnewtechnology2AllianceSystemAlliancesgroupsformedinEuropetosupporteachotherinattackWarbetweentwonationswouldinvolvemorethanonecountryTripleEntenteRussiaBritainFranceTripleAllianceGermanyAustriaHungaryItaly3NationalismafeelingofdeeployaltytoonesownlandGermanywantedtomakeempireNationalismstronginSerbialedtoassassinationofDukeFranzFerdinand4ImperialismindustrializedcountriesbuildingoverseaempiresdesiretohaveabiggerempireMajorimperialistcountriesFranceBritainRussiaGermanywantedtoexpanddominateonglobalscalebutbythetimetheywantedtobuildownempirenovaluableterritoriesremained5AssassinationofArchdukeFerdinand1914SerbianGavriloPrincipshotAustroHungarianDukeFerdinandandhiswifeSophieontheroadbackfromCityHallgoalwastocrushAustriaHungarysnationalismThiswasacatalystaneventthatsetsoffachainreactionofothereventsAustroHungariangovernmentblamedSerbiangovernmentfordeathsofFerdinandSophieWithGermanyssupportAustriaHungarysentSerbiaanultimatumdemandbyonegovernmentthatanothergovernmentacceptitstermsorfacethethreatofwarMaintermsoftheultimatumSerbiashouldputdownhatredagainstAustriaHungarypunishedallinvolvedinassassinationplotallowAustroHungarianofficialstoenterSerbiaandhelpcrushterroristmovementsBlackHandSerbsrefusedtoletofficialsintotheircountryAustriaHungarydeclaredwaronSerbiaJuly261914RussiabeingSerbianallymobilizedtheirarmiesFeelingthreatenedbymobilizationofFranceandRussiaGermanyorderedthemtostopmobilizingtheyrefusedGermanydeclaredwaronRussiaAugust11914andonFranceAugust21914plannedtoattackFrancethroughneutralBelgiumBelgiumsignedtreatywithBritainwhenBelgiumwasinvadedBritaindeclaredwaronGermanyAugust41914allcountriesof2alliancesexcItalywereatwarCanadasEntryIntoWarAspartofBritishEmpireCanadawasautomaticallyatwarwithGermanyAug141914RobertBordenCanadasPM19111919strongsupportofBritainlittlesupportfromQuebecbelievedCanadashouldhavesomeindependenceCanadassupportofBritainwasoverwhelming100000volunteeredfirst10monthsVolunteeredbecauseoffinancialincentivesfoodclothespaywantedtobeloyaltoBritainandempireimperialismforexcitementandadventureMinisterofMilitiaSamHughesorderedbuildingofhugetrainingcampinQuebecTaughtsoldierstouseRossRiflewhichwasuselessgotjammedwithmudeasilyCanadianforceswenttoEnglandrealtrainingbeganundercommandofBritishGeneralSirEdwinAldersonreadyforwarFebruary1915
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