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The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand's is what exploded the Balkan power keg. This event also led to the start of World War 1.

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Q: What event exploded the Balkan powder keg?
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What were Balkan's referred to as?

powder keg of Europe

Nickname for the balkan peninsula?

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Powder keg region?

The Balkan region, also known as the "Balkan Powder Keg", was the region where Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were assassinated, causing the spark that would lead Austria to declare war. This led to a chain reaction of war declarations that began World War I, much like the devastating effects of a powder keg.

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Right before World War I, the Balkan Region was called the Powder Keg of Europe. There was increasing nationalism and growing tension between conflicting imperial powers in that area.

Why was the Balkan Peninsula called the Powder Keg of Europe?

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