Explain why relations between the Triple Entente countries and Triple Alliance countries grew worse in the years 1904-1914
The relationships between them grew worse because one reason is that the Moroccan Crisis in 1908. This was one of the many reasons that had made the relations between the Triple Entente and the Triple Alliance, because it had all started when the Kaiser visited Morocco to show that Germany was an important power in North Africa and so that Morocco can side with Germany. Also Morocco was an important part of Africa as they were on the boarder so they had access to Africa, but also to the Mediterranean. The Kaiser said that if Morocco was threatened then they promised to protect them, and also he made a speech that he will support the Moroccan Independence (so that Morocco can like and support them); however this made France mad as they also wanted Morocco to side with them. So Germany and France were competing to get Morocco, Germany was part of the Triple Alliance and France was part of the Triple Entente and so their relations grew worse.
Another reason as to why the Triple Entente and the Triple Alliance’s relations grew worse is because of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. The Archduke of Franz Ferdinand’s assassinators were Serbians and they had an alliance with the Russians, who were on the Triple Entente. So after the death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand the Austrian-Hungarians declared war on Serbia because they had