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Major Effects of The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdina
Transcript of Major Effects of The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdina
Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated by I9 year old Gavrilo Princip.
Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were both shot and killed in their car while driving in Sarajevo.
ended off with Gavrilo Princip going to jail
Seven young Bosnia's who worked for the black hand planned to assassinate Franz Ferdinand as he was driving on the main road in Sarajevo.
This assassination was the immediate cause of the first world war. Austria-Hungary blamed the Serbian government for the assassination. Germany supported Austria-Hungary while Russia, France, Belgium and Great Britain supported Serbia.
Immediate Cause of World War I
Major Tankosic's Black Hand partisan academy recruited Princip and three other men for the assassination.
Gavrilo Princip was 19 years old.
During trial Princip kept quiet about the Black hand orginization.
Karisa Kirby & Donovan Johnson
Franz Ferdinand was the archduke of Austria, Austro-Hungarian until his death.
He was married to Sophie Maria. She was the Duchess of Hohenberg.
Steps to Assassination
Steps to assassination
step 1: first conspirator threw a bomb and missed he was arrested.
step 2: Franz Ferdinand escaped without being harmed. He decided to use a different route.
step 3: The driver turned the wrong way. He stopped the car in front of the last assassin.
step 4: Gavrilo Princip wasn't expecting to see Franz Ferdinand and when he did he shot him.
World War 1
The war was horrifying it killed more then 12 million people, empires collapsed and large parts of the worlds map was redrawn.
"The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and the Drumbeats of War." Washington Post. The Washington Post, n.d. Web. 01 May 2015.