The War Of The World War I Essay examples

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June 28th, 1914, is the day that will be remembered as the worst day in history. It was the day that sparked the beginning of World War 1, which was said to be “The War to end all Wars”, however soon proved to be the cause to so much more tragedies in the future. Ending on November 18th, 1918, it caused the death of 17 million people, and so many other tragedies. Back in 1914, on the day of June 28, the archduke of Austria-Hungary, Franz Ferdinand, was assassinated by a member of a Serbian terrorist group, the Black Hand. A man named Gavrilo Princip, a member of this group shot and killed Ferdinand, and essentially began a war. But the assassination of Ferdinand did more than just start the First World War. As mentioned before, this was supposed to be “the war to end all wars”, and in this essay I will be explaining how wrong people were, and how WWII was inevitable. I will also be exploring Hitler’s rise to power, and how much of a threat he was to the world.
The assassination provided Austria-Hungary an excuse to finally take action. During July 1914 Austria-Hungary declared war against Serbia. Two alliances were formed during this time: Britain, France and Russia formed the Triple Entente, while Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy formed the Triple Alliance.
Signing The Treaty of Versailles marked the end of the world war. This treaty stated that Germany had lost the war, and that they were to blame for everything that happened. The reactions of most Germans during…

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