Factors That Made the United States Join the Alliances in World War 1

Causes of World War 1

World War 1, also known as the first world war or the Great war and the war to end all wars. It lasted from 1914-1918.Alliances fought with the central powers. This was the second bloodiest conflict   recorded in history. The M.A.I.N causes of world war 1 were; militarism, alliances, imperialism(industrialism) and nationalism. Through this paper you will find in depth about these causes.

What is Militarism? Militarism is the training or the recruitment and the supply of a nation, so that it's leaders believe they will win. It is bloody when two nations think about doing it at the same time. It is one of the ideology that is present through several nations in history. Militarism was one of the main causes of world war 1. An example is when   all the three Entente powers held secret military tactics and talks. The British and the French (naval authorities) had an agreement that the French navy should be concentrated in the Mediterranean and the British in the North Sea. Germany and Austria also had a few military agreements. When the First World War was fought, it was to be fought by all powers because they had made the military plan cooperatively.

The second conflict of World War 1 was alliances. Alliances is when nations agree to support each other if attacked. This brings the countries into conflict that have no reason to fight. A number of alliances had been signed by countries between the years 1879 and 1914. These were important because they meant that some countries had no option but to declare war if one of their allies declared war first. In 1879,The Dual Alliance was created, it was when Germany and Austria-Hungary made an alliance to protect themselves from Russia .In 1881 the Austro-Serbian Alliance was created between Austria-Hungary and Serbia. They made an alliance to stop Russia from gaining control of Serbia. In 1882, The Triple Alliance was created. It was when, Germany and Austria- Hungary made an alliance with...