Positive Effects Of World War 1

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A very popular thought of World War One is the vivid image of barbed wire fence, and then a wasteland of nothing. This land was dubbed the iconic name ‘no man 's land’. It was nothing that anyone had ever seen before, a wasteland of mortal shells, failed missions, and death. This war was so moving and destructive that it not only carved and eroded that physical aspect of Europe for years to come, but the human aspect as well. Not to be known at the time but this war was going to shape Europe as a whole, and change conflicts forever. World War One was an earth shaking experience that truly changed the way Europe thought and acted, it showed the true destruction of Modern War, the Treaty of Versailles punished the Axis countries, and a desperate …show more content…
The countries that lost the war were mainly Germany and Austria-Hungry, though propaganda suggest Italy won, they in fact lost what they were promised in the war by the allied forces in the Treaty of London. This was thought as an unfair treatment by the Italian people. After it’s defeat, Germany was forced to sign the Treaty of Versailles. The Germans truly did not have a choice to sign the Treaty. They had been defeated, their people and soldiers were starving to death, and with the destruction of the Ottoman Empire and Austro-Hungarian Empire they had no support. This gave Allied forces full control with Germany. With the “War Guilt Clause” the treaty stripped Germany of all colonies, Military power, and put blame of the war on Germany 's Shoulders, which in turn, threw its people and entire county in an exuberant amount of debt. This brutalized the German people and made them feel like second class …show more content…
The people of Germany and also Italy were brutalized and looked down upon, as Europeans, after the Great War had ended. These countries civilians felt like they had been cheated from an unjust system. The system itself and the treaties they signed, offered them no escape. With every economic blow the hopes of becoming a great country again started to slip. From down in the slums of what was Germany at the time being, people were ready to look for a new leader, a new form, a whole new take at what it was to run their country. Similar to what is going on now in the United States of America, a promise to make the country great again. Desperate people look for change hoping that it offers a beneficial outcome. For the German people that change came as Hitler and the Nazi party, which started as socialism but then later change to a Dictatorship. At the Nuremburg Rallies, Hitler made promises of change, a better future, and a source of the world 's problems. A desperate people wanted it to be true so bad they believed it, and supported it. A want for change is without a doubt the largest reason people decided to support and uphold the fascist

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