Comparing WWI and WWII Essay

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    country at war. No matter what the reason was, war has left a huge effect to how things are today. WW1 and WW2 were two wars that defined the United States, but when comparing the weapons, the survivor rate, and the weather conditions they couldn't be more different. World War 1 occurred because of a web of alliances that the strong countries like Austria, Hungary and Germany formed. When one of these countries declared war on the other, countries that supported rank allies jumped in and caused more damage, making the matter worse. World War 2 on the other hand happened because German was very upset with the Treaty of Versailles. There were also many other reasons that led to the beginning of WWII. A few being the Great Depression, the rise of nationalism, and the rise of leaders such as Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini. German invaded Poland and this sparked the start of World War 2.…

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    and land. Many fought to earn freedom, some thought to develop its power and some just fought because they were friends in the country at war. No matter how it ended or what the reason was, war has left a huge effect to how things are today. WW1 and WW2 were two wars that defined the United States, but when comparing the weapons, the survival rate, and the weather conditions they couldn't be more different. World War 1 occurred because a bunch of alliances joined together to make one big…

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    Include Impact/ Importance What is the difference after each war in the U.S.? Why do we get WWI us. WWII/ WWII us. Cold War? What ifs. Between the period of 1914 to 1945 the United states of America had changed dramatically. From the beginning of WWI the U.S. foreign policy was almost nonexistent, and its Economy was growing especially do to the amount of immigrants and it was in a time called the Gilded age. After the war was over the was an economic boost and then a huge economic downfall…

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    5. With whom did the Ottoman Empire ally itself in WWI? The Ottoman Empire allied with Germany. 6. When and why did the United States join the war? Joined in 1917 when "German submarines threatened American shipping". 7. In what ways did WWI mark new departures for countries around the globe in the history of the 20th century? The authority of governments. Governments authority expanded Immensely because of the need of "mobilization of each country's entire population". ex: "The German…

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    But most politicians see this as opportunities and take advantage, under the rule of Stalin was quite difficult to revolt however after his death people just starts rebelling. Nonetheless, the inner corruption wasn't just the main issue. Additional economic crisis, starvation, and the conflict against Islam in Afghanistan, in which was an ironic incident that the Soviet Union was supposed to restore their economy rather "it helped bring about the collapse of the Soviet bloc", additional to when…

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    When comparing this film to American cinema at the time, it is most distinguishable by its grim theme and questionable but pretty prominent resistance towards the Nazi regime in a time of harsh censorship. However, during the same time America was experiencing their “Golden Age’ of Cinema which was characterized by the Hollywood star structure and films that were transitioning from a family-friendly nature to ones with adult themes. Consequently, this led to heavy censorship to retain strong…

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    Hemingway wrote many novels, short stories and he was an all-American journalist. His stories were mostly known to be fiction and he was a good enough author to win the Nobel Prize in literature in 1954. In his two stories, “Cat in the Rain,” and “Hills like White Elephants,” he uses the theme of marriage between husband and wife and what each person wants and how their wants throw some conflict with what their spouse would like. In both stories, it would seem as if the husband in the story…

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    experiences in the first year of the Civil War. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak is a novel about Liesel Meminger, a young German girl growing up during WWII. She lives with her foster parents, Hans and Rosa Hubermann, outside of Munich and copes with the loss of a brother and the…

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    context of multiple wars. By linking numerous trends and connecting it to her basic theory she is able to provide support to her argument. Her theory is expanded to the military today, by comparing her ideas to the realities of men in the military and their mentality within the context of rape. Though the agreement that rape is wrong, she goes beyond this rudimentary acceptance of the act and is…

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    actually more peaceful than ever,” felt more like a lesson from my global history class than a magazine article, but with that being said, Michael Lind has done an excellent job at compressing some of the world’s most complicated wars into just a few paragraphs. Lind argued that the main reason for the world being a safer place is because if you look at the overall death rate per year leading back to around 1990, the numbers have shown a significant decrease. This is because although there are…

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