Forgot your password?  

Resources for students & teachers

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 401 pages of information about New York Times Current History.

WHO BEGAN THE WAR, AND WHY?  CASE FOR THE TRIPLE ENTENTE

* * * * *

  First warnings of Europe’s peril
  Speeches by British Ministers
      “A cloud over Europe.” 
      Austro-Servian crisis. 
      A grave situation. 
      Risk of A catastrophe. 
      Opposition concurs. 
      Peace the great object. 
      Russia’s mobilization. 
      The German invasion. 
      Peace of Europe cannot be preserved.
          Sir Edward Grey — House of Commons — Aug. 3. 
      Germany and Belgium. 
      Unhesitating support. 
      Changed Irish feeling. 
      Great Britain’s ultimatum to Germany. 
      Penetration of Belgian territory.

  Great Britain’s Mobilization
      King to Britain’s fleet. 
      Napoleonism once again. 
      Pact of triple entente. 
      A counterstroke. 
      Imperial message to the British dominions.
      438,000 Men recruited.
      Earl KITCHENER’S speech on recruits
      Parliament prorogued.

  Summons of the Nation to Arms
      Prime minister’s letter. 
      Mr. Asquith in London. 
      Germany speaks. 
      Great Britain replies. 
      Mr. Asquith at Edinburgh. 
      Mr. Asquith at Dublin. 
      Mr. Asquith at Cardiff. 
      Lord CURZON’S experience. 
      Now the war has come. 
      The great war.

  Teachings of Gen. von Bernhardi

  Entrance of France Into War
      neutralized state respected.
      The nation in arms.
      Position of the republic. 
      Before the Marne battle.

  Russia to Her Enemy
  Slav Emperor Announces New Policies. 
      A manifesto. 
      Czar at the Kremlin. 
      Appeal to the Poles. 
      The polish response. 
      No alliance with Germany
      polish American opinion. 
      Russia against Germany. 
      Duma’s message to Britain. 
      New policy and the Jews. 
      War on German trade. 
      Foe to German militarism. 
      Not A question of Slav predominance. 
      Russia’s “Little brother.”

  “The Facts About Belgium”

  Belgo-British Plot Alleged by Germany
      great Britain’s denial. 
      Reply to great Britain. 
      Gray BOOK’S testimony. 
      Belgium’s answer.

* * * * *

WHO BEGAN THE WAR, AND WHY?  ATROCITIES OF THE WAR

* * * * *

The pope’s dying words
German Kaiser’s protest.
Reply to the Kaiser
Charge against Germany
M. DELCASSE’S note
The Belgian mission
M. De WIART’S address

Follow Us on Facebook