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    of the World Wars were thinking. War has always been one of humanities worst inventions and has been one of the most destructive forces the world has ever seen. With industrialization war has become far more deadly than it was previously. Industrialization brought a new war to the imperialistic and nationalistic nations of Europe called total war. It was the capacity of a nation to regulate its economic consumption, production, and distribution and it blurred the distinction between civilian and soldier. This type of war was far more destructive and had a wider impact on the nation as a whole. Total war changed societies gender norms, increased the governments political power and functionality,…

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    Total War Propaganda

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    during the Great War both shows the impact of “total war” on their societies and economies and addressed the demands of a modern, industrial war. In the beginning, before “total war” began, people were almost eager for war; there was no real memory of a long destructive war, so the idea of it could be romanticized. War could be associated with nationalism and demonstrating your manhood, national pride, and overall power over other nations (that you believe to be less than your own). The idea of…

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    Total War Summary

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    Wars can be traced back to prehistoric times. They consisted of aggression, high death rates, and property destruction. It was not until World War I and World War II did the world experience a new level of warfare called Total War. It was no longer just about the soldiers fighting on the battlefield, but also women, children, and entire civilian populations. Total War changed the nature of war itself along with the weapons used, battle tactics employed, life on the home front, people’s roles in…

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    Sherman's Total War

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    Sherman’s Total War Sherman’s March to the Sea and the Carolinas Campaign employed total warfare, an essential tactic to defeating the Confederate Army. Union General William T. Sherman’s plan was a key factor in winning the civil war. His plan was to lead a destructive march to the sea and through the Carolinas, a risky idea. On this brutal march Sherman guarantees success with total war; a tactic he pioneered. The resistance that was left to face Sherman’s army was a picnic for him to defeat.…

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    The concept of “total war” covers three different aspects of war: objectives, resources, and restraint. (8901 Course material, Lesson 1, Module 4, pg. 2). First, the objective in a “total war” is the total subjugation of the enemy, not some lesser goal. (Id.). Second, in a “total war” “a nation seeks to mobilize all of its resources for war.” (Id.). Third, “no restraint on the level of violence applied, and who it is applied against” in a “total war.” (Id.). Wars during the period from…

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    Total War Research Paper

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    Total war is a military conflict in which nations mobilize all available resources in order to destroy another nation's ability to engage in war. (New World Encyclopedia) Total war has been practiced for centuries, but outright total warfare was first demonstrated in the nineteenth century and flourished with conflicts in the twentieth century. (New World Encyclopedia) When one side of a conflict participates in total war, they dedicate not only their military to victory, but the civilian…

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    Total War Vs Limited War

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    of warfare ultimately culminated in the carnage of World War I and the tragedy of World War II. The world witnesses firsthand the lethality that humanity was capable of unleashing. As a result the world declared, never again would humanity willing unleash such devastation. Unfortunately, humanity is compelling towards competition, and War is the foremost form of competition. Although there are various causes of war, there is evidence to suggest that the two distinctive forms of War, Total, and…

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    Total War Dbq Essay

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    generation conflict was also widened by the war as Veterens' disillusionment fed off of anger towards the older generation for sending them to the trenches.<br><br>Governments took on many new powers in order to fight the total war. War governments fought opposition by increasing police power. Authoritatian regimes like tsarist Russia had always depended on the threat of force, but now even parliamentary governments felt the necessity to expand police powers and control public…

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    Total War Dbq Analysis

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    Total war is using all available resources to support the war effort and to cause harm to civilians and infrastructure. Tactics are also used that do damage that have lasting effects years after the war. World War I was a total war because resources for civilians were depleted and were used for the war, land was destroyed, and country's workforces were weakened. Since the war affected civilian's lives in significant ways, World War I can be considered a total war. A large factor that made WWI…

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    In my opinion I believe that WWII was the last total war of the modern era. Total war can be described as a war that is unrestricted in terms of the weapons used, civilians, territory or combatants involved, or the objectives pursued especially one in which the laws of war are disregarded. The war changed the world of work for women, when men went to fight women were called upon to fill their jobs and this included many jobs that were previously thought of unsuitable for women. Women played a…

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