Franz Ferdinand ,heir to the throne of the Austria-Hungary Empire, was assassinated by Gavrilo Princip, a member of the Black Hand. The Black Hand,an a Serbian nationalist group, believed that with the death of Ferdinand then the monarchy might give up territories that were lost in the Balkan Wars (Good Year), in order to achieve a Greater Serbia(Princip). However, the Black Hand's motives were never met. Instead all that the Black Hand received was the imprisonment of Gavrilo Princip, whom was too young be sentenced to the death penalty (Good Year).
The assassination of Franz Ferdinand was the last straw that broke the camel's back and opened Pandora’s box. Beginning a prolong war dating bac...
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