DBQ 19: Causes of World War I. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. aschatte12. Terms in this set (12) What was the initial name given to WWI? The Great War. What 3 European countries increased the amount of money spent on weapons the most between the years 1870-1914? 1. Great Britain 2. France 3. Germany. Identify the 3 members of the Triple Alliance.