How World War I Started | Crash Course World History

Join host John Green to learn about World War I and the confusion surrounding its beginning. You’ll learn about Franz Ferdinand, Gavrilo Pincep, the Black Hand, and why the Serbian nationalists wanted to kill the Archduke. While there’s no good answer as to who exactly started the war, this episode of Crash Course will sort through the dates and confusion with lively discussion as always.

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