nationalism is to blame for the cause of WWI:
began in central europe late July 1914
assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife by Gavrilo Princip (Serb)
crisis of diplomatic clashes between the Great Powers (Italy, France, Germany, the British Empire, the Austria-Hungarian Empire and Russia) over European colonial issues
--> changes of balance of power in 1867
Tensions over territory in the Balkans.
-Austria-Hungary competed with Serbia & Russia for territory & influence in the region and they pulled the rest of t...