Bismarck War On Germany Analysis

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England has justification and blame for their powers and war reasoning. To justify their power, England declared war on Germany because they didn’t consider it compatible with its own interest that France should be defeated a second time. Instead, they blamed Germany for their problems. England was distressed by Germany’s increased efforts to become a more powerful force in Europe regarding colonialism. The document “Origins of World War I” noted that London was heavily impressed by Germany and that their “opponents of the Entente were the aggressors.”

France, on the other hand, yearned for a war against Germany so to seek revenge and cobble Germany and their growing colonial influence. Bismarck’s main goal was to keep France isolated without
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They were now a force to be reckoned with in Europe. Nationalists believed that Germany must either grow and become powerful, or completely crumble. So the Nationalists pushed their government to create a massive navy fleet, create a much larger presence and share of the world’s markets, take hold over various colonies, and make their overall influence felt all over Europe. Bismarck created very complicated alliance in order to hold peace on Germany’s borders. These alliances included: the Triple Alliance of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy, and an alliance with Russia. The purpose of these alliances was to protect Germany from invasion or attack from either France or Russia. However, the alliance with Russia crumbled after Bismarck had influence from another power which invigorated Austrian aggression. So, in order for Germany to save itself from total attack, it had to end its membership in the Triple Entente. Germany backed up Austria in their attacked of revenge against Serbia for the assassination of Ferdinand, and in turn, declared war on France because they believed that France would support its Russian ally. Germany ends up blaming the Triple Entente (which is France, Russia, and Britain) to be a hostile anti-German force which was originally created to squash …show more content…
If there’s one thing Europe and the rest of the world learned from World War I, it is that massive, complicated alliances will only create a huge blown out war that may completely annihilate entire countries to start over from the ground up. These days, complicated allies are not as prominent, but the ways of communication, understanding, and basic diplomatic interactions are. The U.S. struggles to find its rightful place is the affairs of foreign countries without tying themselves to closely and potentially putting themselves in danger on the homeland. Diplomatic interactions and communications will continue to be very important as more terrorist groups emerge in the middle east and take over, and it will be interesting to see how future leaders (including and especially the U.S.) will respond and worth with other countries to promote peace and

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