Causes of World War 1 Essay

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    World War 1 also known as the Great war, was a global war that took place in Europe from 1914-1918. The war was expected to be short by many people, but ended up lasting more than four long terrible years, that caused disputes with many countries that took many lives such as soldiers and civilians. There were four underlying causes of the war that goes under the acronym M.A.I.N. This stands for Militarism, Alliances, Imperialism, and Nationalism. Militarism was one of the four major causes of…

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    The first cause for world war one (WW1) was the alliance system. The alliance system was when countries made treaties and formed alliance with other countries for protection and resources from one another. The reason that this was a cause for world war 1 was because leading up to the war there had formed to two major alliances the triple entente, England, Russia and France, and the triple alliance, Germany Austria-Hungary (A-H) and Italy. This meant that Europe in 1914 was basically divided in…

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    World War 1 was a very brutal & grossing war, A war that many expected to be short. In fact, it lasted from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918. Within these 4 long and terrible years, millions of soldiers & civilians lives were lost. Some of the English, French, German & Russian soldiers were made up of young high school graduates. These young soldiers died fighting one another along the Western & Eastern Fronts. The main underlying causes of World War I were the Alliances & Imperial rivalries…

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    World War I has affected the world in countless ways, and it is still stirring the world today. After a devastating war that shook the world, many things changed. The world would never be the same after this dramatic occurrence. The geography of Europe would never be the same as it was before. Countries and great empires were broken. Art would never be the same either. There would be conflicts that are still going on today, and people that are still holding grudges. World War 1 was one of the…

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    Franz Ferdinand, World War I catapulted into existence. It was in the year 1914 and vibrations of political unrest resonated through Europe. The first half of the twentieth century produced more change, more economic catastrophe, and more bloodshed than any other time prior to it in human history. The conclusion of the conflict saw the breakdown of countries such as Germany and Russia, but also saw the formation of new nations such as Turkey, Poland and Yugoslavia. Truly, the Great War was…

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    World War 1 began in the summer of 1914 when Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, was assassinated along with his wife. The assassin named Gavrilo Princip was part of a terrorist band from the kingdom of Serbia. Austria-Hungary demanded that the Serbian Government make amends for the assassination. Serbia accepted all of their demands except one. Due to Germanys hunger for power they encouraged Austria-Hungary to invade Serbia. This led to the Declaration of War on July…

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    2015 Causes of World War One Starting in July 1914, many countries in Europe went to war. The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the nephew of Francis Joseph, on June 18, 1914 was what ultimately sparked World War I. Ferdinand was shot by Gavrilo Princip, who was part of the Serbian terrorist group commonly known as the Black Hand. Other factors such as the Alliances, Militarism and arms race, and Nationalism are just a few of the reasons for the widespread outbreak known as World War…

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    World War 1 took place over the course of four years. The war started in July of 1914 and ended on November 11, 1918, and over thirty two countries were involved. The war started out as a small conflict between Serbia and Austria-Hungary, but eventually it led to a bigger war between the allies and the central powers. Though America was only actively involved in combat for nineteen months, the American people back on the Homefront were significantly affected; the children, African-Americans, and…

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    World War I was fought between the years of 1914 to 1918 between the allies of Britain, France, Russia, and Italy, and the Central Powers, Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and the Ottoman Empire. There were many causes of the World War I, nationalism, imperialism, militarism, creation of alliances, assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand (died on June 28TH 1914), and etc. I believe one of the main causes of World War I was the horrible assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand, which I…

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    authoritarian establishments in the Second World War. The Allies and the Central Powers dissented each other during the World War I. Few countries like Japan, Italy were among the Allies during World War I joined the Axis Powers and fought against the Allied Powers in the World War II. In both the wars, Allies played a significant role and won. The alliance between the countries happened as the war started in World War II, whereas the alliances are the reason for World War I An alliance is an…

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