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    World War 1 Tension

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    Would World War 1 have broken out if the nephew of Emperor Franz Josef, heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Archduke Franz Ferdinand wasn't assassinated? In short, yes, there had already been extremely high tensions around the world. Every country had an enemy and some sort of makeshift alliance with other countries. The assassination of the Archduke only added more wood to the already burning fire that was the outbreak of, “The War To End All Wars”, that was World War 1. The reason tensions were so high is that the systems of Militarism, the Alliance System, Imperialism, and Nationalism (M.A.I.N.) were running the world. Every major world power was using these systems, going mad with the idea of increasing their military’s power, and becoming the largest, and deadliest world power. At the same time also trying to look tough and fearsome to other powers in the process. Each and every Leader wanted to be looked at as fierce and brave, to tell the rest of the world not to mess with their territory, there people, or their home land. Every nation was preparing for war whether they liked it or not. With Germany being an industrial powerhouse, also being in the lead of research and the development of new dangerous weapons. Especially chemical weapons such as, the infamous Mustard Gas. They were also building a fleet that was very…

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    World War 1 Outline

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    1. The players: The war's key players were the Axis powers (Germany, Italy, Japan, Romania..) -- yellow region and Allies (UK, US, USSR, France, China, India, Australia, Canada...) -- green region below (as a side note: just as in WW-I, BRIC were on the same side). 2. The dates: World War - II was officially fought between September 1, 1939 (Invasion of Poland) and ended on August 15, 1945 (with Japan's surrender). 3. The humiliation (cause 1): The Treaty of Versailles at the end of WW-I…

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    World War 1 Essay

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    World War 1 is one of the most well known wars, and the war that ultimately changed the meaning of war. However, the purpose of previous wars was to take another country 's land, but this war was different, the purpose of World War 1 became more of which country can kill the most people. On the other hand, with new technologies like machine guns, chemical bombs and trenches, the number of casualties increased and made the war last longer than expected. Also, the idea of going to war and…

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    Essay On World War 1

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    World war 1 had a big impact on society. You may ask yourself, what caused world war 1. More importantly the factors that caused it. 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 causes of the war. I disagree that nationalism was what caused world war 1, because of the numerous amount of rules played during this time of world war 1. Nationalism led European nations compete…

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    World War 1 Outline

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    World War 1 In the beginning of World War 1, was an alliance between Britain, France, Ireland, and Russia. That alliance was called the Triple Entente. During this alliance, Germany was pairing themselves with Austria-Hungary, also known as the central powers. On June 28th, 1914, in an event widely regarded to have sparked the outbreak of the first great war. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austria-Hungary empire, was found shot to death along with his wife by a Bosnian Serbian named…

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    World War 1 Causes

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    significant event however; the writer would argue it was not the major cause of World War 1. The writer would suggest that the major powers had been ready to go to war long before the assassination of Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand. This was the spark that ignited the war. The writer would argue the major causes of World War I were nationalism, militarism, leadership, imperialism, colonialism and alliances. Nationalism is extreme patriotic feelings and beliefs over one’s own nation that shows a…

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    World War 1 Causes

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    Who or what caused World War I has been greatly debated by many historians. However, one thing we can all agree upon is that one of the primary factors that triggered the Great War in July 1914, was the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914. Ferdinand and his wife were assassinated by the Black Hand, a Serbian nationalist secret society, which served as an excuse for Austria Hungary to declare war on Serbia. Serbians…

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    World War 1 Dbq

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    World War One was a catastrophic event that involved almost all of the major powers of the twentieth century. When looking at the causes of this major world event one might believe that the sole cause of the war was the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary (The DBQ Project, Background Essay). There is reason to believe that the causes of the war had a more lasting effect and were more broader subjects than the assassination of just one man. World War One also called The…

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    Causes Of World War 1

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    that would lead to World War I otherwise known as “The Great War”. The five events made an acronym known as MANIA: Militarism, Alliances, Nationalism, Imperialism, Assassination. Militarism was the creation of armies, was the biggest problem in Germany, and other countries followed to have the strongest military. Alliances were a problem, but the main problem about them was secret alliances. Nationalism was a pride in one’s country and people were willing to fight for their national pride.…

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    Dbq World War 1

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    World War I, also known a The Great War, lasted for four years from July 28th, 1914 to November 11th, 1918. Of course, there were minor and major causes beforehand that eventually made the war more likely to happen. These causes include people’s sense of nationalism and militarism, alliance systems, and a country’s need to imperialize, or expand their colonies. Nationalistic and militaristic feelings that caused the Great War were especially shown in Europe when countries concerned over…

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