The two terms Serbia rejected were the following: Although Serbia offered to submit the parts of the ultimatum it had rejected to an international tribunal for arbitration, Austria-Hungary peremptorily severed diplomatic relations and ordered partial mobilization of its armed forces.
Great War, also known as The First World War, lasted for four year (1914 to 1918).
When the ultimatum became known to Russia, it declared that Austria-Hungary must not be allowed to gain power over Serbia by the terms of the ultimatum or the threatened war if the ultimatum were ignored.
A few days later, Serbia accepted most of the terms of the ultimatum except for two.
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However in 1884, this treaty had renewed and Russia refused to renew her membership in Dreikaiserbund.
World War I, or The Great War, began when a Serbian nationalist assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austrian-Hungarian throne, and his wife, Sophie, in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914.
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An introduction to World War I The major players Germany Great Britain France Russia Austria-Hungary United States Ottoman Empire Serbia Causes of war Kaiser Wilhelm II Nationalism Imperialism Militarism Alliances The Balkans Assassination in Sarajevo The July crisis War erupts Schlieffen Plan Western Front The Eastern Front The Gallipoli campaign The Italian front A true world war Waging war Trench warfare The weapons of war Chemical weapons War at sea and in the air Total war Opposition to the war War poets Towards an end The Russian Revolution America enters the war The German surrender The Treaty of Versailles Post-war Europe The human cost With the exception of primary sources, all content on this website is © Alpha History 2017.