The Most Significant Events Of The 20th Century

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The 20th century wielded many significant events in human history that both contributed to society and brought it down; some of the greatest struggles of the time were interconnected domino effect of hatred, inequality and a thirst for power. Corruption, racism and totalitarian rule dictated many significant the events of the early twentieth century. Gloria Fiero in her book Landmark in Humanities states, "The weapons of advanced technology made World War I more impersonal and more devastating than any previously fought war." (page 385) The early 20th century was a century that lacked human connection and equality. The destructiveness of war and new technology had led to power-hungry nations and racial tension. Luigi Longhin, author of

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