The Causes of World War One, Austro-Hungary

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World War One was a war that could have been prevented. If all the European powers were to simply act to comply with one another many lives could have been saved and deaths that should have not occurred. A battle mostly between Austro-Hungary and Germany against Serbia, Russia, France, and England, at what cause was some many lives sacrificed for, none, just selfish governments looking to expand their empire. The main perpetrator of World War One was none other than Austro-Hungary. The reasons being for Austro-Hungary to cause the war was that they were the ones to place the ultimatum on Serbia that would lead to declare war and bring in all other countries to fight. Austro-Hungary brought in Germany; beforehand they had a treaty with Germany, the one who was thought to cause the war and why others came into war. The final request Austria would make before they disclose the fact they are going to war with Serbia, is the ultimatum they gave to Serbia one month after the death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, this is why they are responsible for the war. “The Austro-Hungarian government waited three weeks following the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand - heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne currently held by Franz Josef - before issuing its formal response” (Duffy, Michael, Austria Ultimatum to Serbia, 23, July 23 1914). Austria waited before taking their chance when Archduke Franz Ferdinand died. After that they made their move Serbia, the ultimatum was impossible to agree to all the demands issued and thus they responded. “(Preamble)... [Serbia] cannot be held responsible for manifestations of a private character, such as articles in the press and the peaceable work of societies ... [The Serbian government] have been pained a... ... middle of paper ... ... agree to and everything else they did, this is why Austro-Hungary was the ones who caused World War One. Do not think again and ponder who cause the war, look at the facts, they are here to tell the truth. Works Cited "Firstworldwar.com." First World War.com. Ed. Michael Duffy. N.p., 22 Aug. 2009. Web. 19 Feb. 2014. . "Firstworldwar.com." First World War.com. Ed. Michael Duffy. N.p., 22 Aug. 2009. Web. 19 Feb. 2014. . "Firstworldwar.com." First World War.com. Ed. Michael Duffy. N.p., 22 Aug. 2009. Web. 19 Feb. 2014. . "Firstworldwar.com." First World War.com. Ed. Michael Duffy. N.p., 22 Aug. 2009. Web. 19 Feb. 2014. .

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