DBQ 19: The Causes Of World War I

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Courtney LaBeau 3/5/13 DBQ 19: Causes of World War I There where many things that caused World War I. One of the main causes for the start of the war was the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand. The introduction of alliances turned fights into wars. Militarism and mobilization between the countries created tension for the war to begin. The assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary was a huge cause to the start of World War I. Gavrilo Princip a Serb became part of a terrorist group called the Black Hand. This group was made to organize all South Slav peoples into a single nation.(OK) Some people like Raymond Aron, the writer of The Century of Total War, believed if the assassination of the Archduke never happened
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