Three Historical Events

Outlines three significant events in history and the impact they had on the world.

This paper gives a brief historical account of the events that led up to WWI, the Civil Rights Movement in America, and the War on Terror and points out how each one contributed to outcomes that changed the world.
“In June of 1914, the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the thrown of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, was assassinated, along with his wife, by a Slavic assassin in the city of Sarajevo, with the help of Serbians. The Slavs and Serbs wanted independence for their people, and believed the assassination would start a chain of events that would end Austro-Hungarian rule of their peoples. This event was the pivotal event that led to World War I, one of the most devastating wars ever fought in modern times. In fact the assassination was a complicate plot. There were actually seven potential assassins. One threw a bomb, but it rolled off the car of the Archduke and destroyed the prince continued on to his destination, a reception, and then followed the same route back. Foolishly, the car carrying the prince was allowed to come to a stop, and he was shot.”