World War I Was Fought With Trench Warfare Essay

1501 Words Jun 6th, 2016 7 Pages
Events that occur in history are often linked to each other or are results of each other. World War One and World War Two are two examples of this. The end of World War One directly led to the start of World War Two because the Allied Powers made decisions that would later affect themselves and other countries. Not only did they blame the entire war on Germany in the Treaty of Versailles, forcing Germany to pay for all the damages, but they also outlawed war, practice appeasement, and forced democracy on all the defeated countries, including Germany. All of these events directly led to the start of World War Two when the oppressed nations began to desire a better lives for themselves. World War One was fought with trench warfare, which meant that both sides dug into the ground in order to hold back the opposing troops. This type of warfare prolonged the fighting and caused a stalemate in many places. In 1918, however, nearly four years after the war began, the Allied forces began to slowly advance on Germany. The war was ended when Germany called for an armistice with the Allied Forces. "At 5 AM on the morning of November 11 an armistice was signed in a railroad car parked in the French forest near the front lines ("Armistice…1918," par 2). An armistice is an agreement made by both sides during a war for peace, however, the Allies wrongly concluded that Germany 's request for an armistice was a surrender. This wrong conclusion led to the Treaty of Versailles in…

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