Using the information from the lesson and the readings, respond to this question in one to two paragraphs: What caused World War I to begin?
immediate cause was Franz Ferdinand because. of his death
The simplest answer that I can give you is that the immediate cause was the assassination of Franz Ferdinand, the archduke of Austria-Hungary. His death at the hands of Gavrilo Princip – a Serbian nationalist with ties to the secretive military group known as the Black Hand – propelled the major European military powers towards war. Hope it helped you : )