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  • The First World Problem: Sonder

    The term implies that the people living in poor countries do not face these small, trivial problems; instead they solely face life threatening problems. I think that it is a part of being human, and that no matter what situation one is in, as human beings we all face these insignificant, petty problems in our everyday lives. However in saying that something is a first world problem, it denies people in poor countries the “luxury” of having to deal with insignificant problems that agitate all of us with privileged lives. Instead it advocates for that perpetual image of people in poor countries are only facing life threatening problems, that they are constantly suffering because of poverty, hunger, lack of a water source, etc. In saying this, I am not in anyway denying the fact that people in developing countries do face life threatening problems, but it seems condescending to assume that, hunger, poverty, etc., are all that are going on in the lives of people living in poor…

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  • World Security: The First World War (WWII)

    World security: The United Nations World War II left behind complete devastation in Europe and Japan; entire economies had collapsed, people were starving and infrastructure had been destroyed. In an effort to prevent an event, such as a World War from ever happening again, the United States, under President Roosevelt vowed to carry out a plan of peace. The United Nations became an international organization that was founded as a direct result of World War II, in an effort to maintain…

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  • First World War Analysis

    There have been many debates about how the First World War started in 1914 among historians. A German historian, Fritz Fischer, proposed the most common theory about how the war started by putting the blame completely on Germany. However, historians nowadays tend to overlook this proposal and try to re-apportion the guilt, which is not merely based on either the sole-guilt thesis or the sole- innocence thesis. Four different trends in the historiography have appeared that explain how the war…

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  • First World War Impact

    Anytime there are mass human deaths is a time of great sorrow. The First World War was an example of one of these occasions. The state of the world spiraled out of control and violence ensued dealing a massive death toll. Due to its gravity, The First World War had a huge impact of shaping the world into what it is today, especially politically. The First World War impacted politics, and through politics gave countries a sense of nationalism, changed the face of politics of colonies and molded…

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  • First World War Poetry

    The First World War also known as the Great War was initially centered in Europe. It is known as one of the most chaos trophic wars of all time. It is estimated to have over 9 million combatants killed and overall claimed seventeenth million lives. The war began on September 28, 1914 when a Serbian assassinated Archduke Ferdinand. The assassination led to Austria declaring war on Serbia. Soon after Germany declared war on Russia and France. The First World War ultimately included thirty-two…

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  • Causes Of The First World War

    Europe during the First World War was seemed to be risen by the conflict between the nations for defense of itself from others, but also the failed diplomacy of Europe. This major event was meant to be at rest using the Treaty of Versailles as a peace agreement for the conflicting nation. The two major wars during 1914 through 1945 had many similarities which could possibly have accounted for one war although with a short break in between. Since the mid-19th century, there had been an increase…

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  • Conclusion Of The First World War

    On June 28, 2014 the First World War began in Bosnia, and before its end there would according to PBS be over Eight Million people killed in the war earning the war the title of (The Great War). While there were several factors that contributed to the war starting such as the arms race between Germany, and Britain in Britain’s bid to possess the dominant Navy in all of Europe, and conflicts in the Balkans over Bosnia. On June 28’th 1914 Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were…

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  • The First World War (WWI)

    World War 1 (WWI), a war of about one hundred years ago, had prolific effects on the world and still does to this day. The war came about in a manner of ways, and it took away millions of lives in a great manner of ways as well. Life, society, culture, and people drastically changed due to its impacts, requiring and calling for revolution(s). WWI took place between July 28th, 1914 and 11 November 11th, 1918.WWI was caused by militarism, alliances, nationalism, imperialism, and the assassination…

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  • First World War Causes

    War is splattered throughout the history of humankind, leaving black spots of suffering and death. Sometimes it seems to erupt suddenly, on other occasions the tension and stressors leading up to declarations of war had been building for decades. However, no matter how spontaneous such confrontation may seem, one can always find direct causes and--a semblance of--an explanation for each war. World War I is no exception to this. The many facets that lead up to such an unprecedented explosion of…

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  • The Challenges Of Soldiers In The First World War

    The First World War, began in July of 1914. It did not end until July of 1923 when the final peace treaty between Turkey and the Allied powers was signed. Throughout the course of the war, everyone was impacted. For soldiers life in the trenches was unbearable. Factory workers were constantly forced to work under harsh conditions and in dangerous situations. Refugees who tried escaping the terrors of war in their homelands were faced with even more challenges when trying to find safety in new…

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