World War I

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  • World War I: The Start Of World War I

    The start of World War I happened on June 28, 1914, the event that caused the war was when Archduke Franz Ferdinand was shot to death. The heir of the Austro- Hungarian Empire assassinated by Gavrilo Princip. Over the coming weeks, Austria-Hungary hopes to use this incident to justify setting the problem of Slavic nationalism, Balkans region and for all. (First World…) With the appending war, Russia was in talk to join the Serbians, and Austria-Hungary wanted Germany to join their fight. Austria-Hungary gave Serbia an ultimatum and because the terms of the ultimatum were not all accepted by Serbia, they declared war on July 28. The peace between Europe’s great powers was shattered with German backing Austria-Hungary. Germany let Russia know right away that attacking Austria-Hungary would mean attacking them and a start of the war.…

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  • Women's Role In World War I

    The United States entering World War I in April of 1917 led to a change in the way women were portrayed in a dominantly male society. Men exhibited a great deal of nationalism when they enlisted in the war which led to women taking their positions in the workforce. Due to their tremendous contribution to the war women were awarded the right to vote when the 19th amendment was ratified August 18,1920.Despite gaining the right to vote in 1920, women had not made any profound impact in society as…

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  • Imperialism: Cause For World War I

    authority of an empire or nation over foreign countries, or of acquiring and holding colonies and dependencies.” A major cause of World War 1 was its economic rivalries. Germany's fast economic progression threatened The British. By 1900, Britain’s old factories were out produced by Germany's new, modern factories. This gave Britain a strong economic reason for opposing Germany in any discrepancy. The allocation of European nations was caused by imperialism. The competition for colonies brought…

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  • The Zimmerman Telegpate In World War I

    On April 6th, 1917, the United States entered the war, but the Great War had been going on for three years already. The Allies was made up of England, France, Russia, and in 1917, the United States. However, many Americans were against entering the war and they wanted to remain neutral. President Wilson’s second campaign slogan was, “He kept us out of war.” Clearly, that had changed. We entered the war for many reasons like; the sinking of Lusitania, financial issues, and the Russian…

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  • Reasons To Blame For World War I

    The Fault Goes to… Before 1914, the world had many wars, from the Hundred Years War to the Franco-Prussian War, but those wars were usually between two major powers. World War I became the first major conflict to involve multiple world powers, which devastated Europe. This was the war to end all wars and many called it the Great War. Many scholars lay blame on one power, one incident, or one individual for causing World War I, but to no real avail. The answer is there is no one person, country,…

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  • The Main Causes Of World War I

    1. World War I had many different causes including militarism, alliances, imperialism, nationalism, the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and more. To begin militarism, which is the focus on building up and glorifying a country’s military, was a long-range cause of the war. In most of the Western countries, excluding the US and Britain, conscription was being used to create a powerful military. All of this building up of military’s gave people a war-like attitude. The amount of money…

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  • The Causes Of The Beginning Of World War I

    The war began in the Balkans in late July 1914 and ended in November 1918. The war would consist of Germany, Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire (Central Powers) on one side and Great Britain, France, Russia, Italy and Japan (Allied Powers) on the other. When Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated in 1914, Austria would use this event to help push them into war with Serbia. This is the event that most feel was the start of World War I. Even though there had been trouble in the…

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  • Tension In World War I

    World War I tension had been brewing in Europe and especially in Balkan region for years before conflict actually broke out, the initial spark that ignited World War I was struck in Sarajevo, Bonsia. Archduke R. Fernidad nephew of the Emperor Franz Josef and heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire was shot to death along with his wife by the Serbian nationalist Garrilo Princip on June 28, 1914. During this time nationalism: a patriotic feeling the principle or efforts of a nation, as well as…

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  • Neutrality In World War I

    World War I began in July 28, 1914. It was on this day that Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by Gavrilo Princip, a Serbian nationalist, in Sarajevo, Bosnia. Afterwards, Austria-Hungary blamed Serbia for the attack. Russia supported Serbia, so eventually it led to the Allied Powers against the Central Powers. World War I was mainly fought in Europe. After countless attacks, the war ended on November 11, 1918. When World War I began, the United States was still on the neutral…

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  • World War I DBQ

    World War I is seen as one of the most life changing events in all of history. A myriad number of the major powers at that time were forced to separate and gage war for many reasons such as the desire to gain power and control, alliances, and more. As a consequence of this, millions of lives were lost and a transformation occurred in nations all over the planet at that time and the repercussions are still seen today with the modifications among worker status, war strategies, et cetera. All in…

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