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    Major Causes of WW1 World War One was a war between the Triple Entente alliance (Russia, France, Great Britain) and the Triple Alliance (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Italy). There were several causes of The Great War. Although there were many causes of the First World War, technology, nationalism, and imperialism were the most prominent and most important. Technology triggered WW1 with the arms race. The encouragement of strengthening militaries created a culture where the only response to political pressure from other countries was war (Alphahistory-Militarism). This encourages pride in the military and sparks a rise in nationalism. As the arms race continued, political propaganda began emerging. In a political cartoon in the U.S., it depicts…

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    Causes of WW1 Many believe that the sole cause of the First World War was nationalism. A common thought about the cause of the war is that “The growth and outpouring of nationalism in Europe in the 1800’s and early 1900’s is the overall cause of the First World War. It impacted most, if not all, of the other causes of the war.” However, when returning to the beginning of the series of events that led to the war, it’s quite obvious that nationalism played a role in the commencement of the war,…

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    World War One took place between July 28, 1914 and November 11, 1918. It was the result of the conflicts between the European countries. Disputes between countries and its allies led to the devastating effect on the Eastern nations. While there were many causes that led to the war, the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, by a Serb nationalist, Gavrilo Princip was the final spark that triggered WWI. The Austrians saw the murder as a perfect pretext to crush Serbia. The four years of the…

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    World War I (often abbreviated to WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918. More than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, were mobilized in one of the largest wars in history. Over nine million combatants and seven million civilians died as a result of the war (including the victims of a number of genocides), a casualty rate made…

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    More than 500,000 casualties resulted from just the use of 100,000 tons of poison gas during World War I. The war lasted for four years beginning in mid 1914 and ending in late 1918. This huge war consisted of the Triple Alliance which included Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy, as well as the Triple Entente which had France, Russia, and the United Kingdom. The events that lead up to World War I have several causes, however the causes that stand out the most are the act of imperialism,…

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    The Causes of World War 1/ the Great War The Great War, or what most people know it as World War 1, was an extremely bloody war that took place in Europe from 1914-1919. World War 1 caused an estimated of 10 million soldier deaths and 20 million more wounded. Finally, at the end of 1918, the Versailles Treaty was signed by the countries taking part in the war, Germany, Italy, Austria-Hungary, Britain, France and Russia, which was a treaty that ended the state of war between Germany and the…

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    The entire nation had been in competition over land and by this time they had the dynamic militaries they needed to invade other countries and defend themselves. A third origin of World War 1 was nationalism. Nationalism is the extreme loyalty to ones country. Most people in this era believed that their country was superior to others and that their military could win a war against other countries. This made citizens believe that their country did no wrong and was not to blame for WW1. Rivalry,…

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    The First World War went down as the deadliest conflict in history, with over 17 million deaths and 20 million injuries ("WW1 Casualties"). Although, what possible reason could ‘justify’ over 37 million casualties? Like many historical events, WW1 transpired in wake from equally influential events, like a domino effect. In 1914, the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand by Gavrilo Princip sparked the initial outbreak of fighting, and WW1 began. Yet, this wasn’t the sole reason for war. Many…

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    World War I was a significant and greatly corrosive war because it took everything away from the Germans, causing their economy to gradually decline, and eventually leading to the beginning of World War II. The immediate cause of World War I was the assassination of Austria-Hungary's Archduke, Franz Ferdinand. Austria-Hungary believed that the Serbians were the reprehensible group for committing this act because they knew Serbia was angered by the upcoming annexation of territories they believe…

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    Units 1-3 Reading Summary - Canadian History Unit 1 - Causes of WW1 and The Roaring 20’s Many people believe that the direct beginning of the first World War was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria at Sarajevo in late June of 1914. That act was would later be known as the shot heard around the world.This is believed to be the direct cause as the shooters responsible were apart of a Serbian terrorist group and because Germany was an ally of the Austria-Hungary Empire, they…

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