Analysis Of World War I Will End All War By H. G. Wells

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World War I was considered by the allies to be the war that would end all wars. This was however untrue which could be seen only a few short years later when World War II erupted. After the great war broke out famous author H.G. Wells wrote a book that referred to the war called The War That Will End All War. H.G. Wells argued that the war was a result of the allies standing back and watching and that the only thing that could truly end the war was tearing down German militarism. By the end of the war the term “war to end all wars” had become very popular. With the end of World War I came the collapse of three major empires in Europe, the Russian empire, Austria- Hungry Empire, and Turkey having severe implications on Europe and the Middle East which allowed the rise of the Soviet Union and the Russian Empire. World War I failed to set boundaries to countries that were capable of sovereignty and new nation states ran into problems. …show more content…
The treaty was negotiated between allied powers and left Germany with very little participation. The treaty reassigned German boundaries and stated that the Germans were liable for the war. The French wanted to completely disassemble the German Empire while the Germans and British did not want to start a new war. Eventually the Treaty of Versailles ended with just that, another war that began when Hitler rose to power eventually leading to World War II. Fascism and Nazism spread through out Germany, Spain and Italy. Authoritarian regimes soon began to rule and dismantled everything the treaty had stood for. (History.com) The treaty was a failure and became nothing more than just a piece of paper when Germany began to dictate. The Treaty of Versailles also caused confidence in the not only President Wilson but in the United States itself to drop possibly being part of the stock market crash of 1929 and leading to the great depression that occurred in the United States

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