causes and effects of world war one. have any ideas?
Topic: causes and effects of world war one. have any ideas?
April 22, 2019 / By Abida Question:
alright, so i'm writing an essay on the causes and effects of world war one. honestly, i have no clue what those causes and effects were. and i don't really know much about the war, either. so, if you know a lot about this war, could you help me out a little bit? i'm pretty much stupefied when it comes to war. so, if you know anything, feel free to say. thanks a lot. 10 pts WILL be rewarded to whoever has the best answer. thanks. :)
Best Answers: causes and effects of world war one. have any ideas?
Shyla | 2 days ago
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World War 1 is actually much more complicated than a simple list of causes. While there was a chain of events that directly led to the fighting, the actual root causes are much deeper and part of continued debate and discussion. This list is an overview of the most popular reasons that are cited as the root causes of World War 1.
1. Mutual Defense Alliances
Over time, countries throughout Europe made mutual defense agreements that would pull them into battle. Thus, if one country was attacked, allied countries were bound to defend them. Before World War 1, the following alliances existed:
* Russia and Serbia
* Germany and Austria-Hungary
* France and Russia
* Britain and France and Belgium
* Japan and Britain
Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, Russia got involved to defend Serbia. Germany seeing Russia mobilizing, declared war on Russia. France was then drawn in against Germany and Austria-Hungary. Germany attacked France through Belgium pulling Britain into war. Then Japan entered the war. Later, Italy and the United States would enter on the side of the allies.
Imperialism is when a country increases their power and wealth by bringing additional territories under their control. Before World War 1, Africa and parts of Asia were points of contention amongst the European countries. This was especially true because of the raw materials these areas could provide. The increasing competition and desire for greater empires led to an increase in confrontation that helped push the world into World War I.
As the world entered the 20th century, an arms race had begun. By 1914, Germany had the greatest increase in military buildup. Great Britain and Germany both greatly increased their navies in this time period. Further, in Germany and Russia particularly, the military establishment began to have a greater influence on public policy. This increase in militarism helped push the countries involved to war.
Much of the origin of the war was based on the desire of the Slavic peoples in Bosnia and Herzegovina to no longer be part of Austria Hungary but instead be part of Serbia. In this way, nationalism led directly to the War. But in a more general way, the nationalism of the various countries throughout Europe contributed not only to the beginning but the extension of the war in Europe. Each country tried to prove their dominance and power.
5. Immediate Cause: Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
The immediate cause of World War I that made all the aforementioned items come into play (alliances, imperialism, militarism, nationalism) was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary. In June 1914, a Serbian nationalist assassinated him and his wife while they were in Sarajevo, Bosnia which was part of Austria-Hungary. This was in protest to Austria-Hungary having control of this region. Serbia wanted to take over Bosnia and Herzegovina. This assassination led to Austria-Hungary declaring war on Serbia. When Russia began to mobilize due to its alliance with Serbia, Germany declared war on Russia. Thus began the expansion of the war to include all those involved in the mutual defense alliances.
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Originally Answered: I'm writing a novel - any creative ideas on the setting of a spirit world?
"Step after step, we try controlling our fate
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I think it'd be awesome to use this couplet from Dream Theater's Octavarium. It revolves around the idea that everything ends where it begins and the more you try to escape the cycle, the sooner you come a full circle. One would go mad and lose his mind until he could accept that everything is a perfect sphere.
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I would look at the inter-war years. You had peace treaties after WWI that really shafted the losing countries. These countries were extremely depressed economically. This led the way for anyone that could bring these countries out of their current situation to be able to rise quickly in power. For example in Nazi Germany, Hitler made some great strides in bringing economic stability and advancements. This caused the people to look to him as an effective leader and follow him in his radical ideas. The same is true of Mussolini in Italy. He brought great change for the people who were so depressed and they were willing to follow some of his other policies.
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Becky is right about the complications. It was a perfect storm of alliances, treaties, commitments. Germany agreed with Austria to help them out in any war they had, so, when Austria went to war with the Balkans to punish them for the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand, Germany had to chip in. They were glad to; they'd been spoiling for a fight anyway. They were behind the other European powers in colonizing Africa and the like, and felt, if they won a war, they could grab up the colonies. Russia had agreed with the Balkans to come to their aid if they were attacked, and France and Britain had signed on with Russia to help her in any war. It was like one long string of dominoes that the assassination of Ferdinand finally pushed over.
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fascism wasnt a big effect for italy as they never were any effect for world war 2 they would of been better off neutral hitler and his men they took fascism and its ways up another level when they helped franco out with the spanish revolt of 1936 then they invaded chechlosovakia then hitler went from there
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The assassination of Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand. He got his revenge though and came back as a rock group. lol
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Originally Answered: If a German U Boat got lost in a storm In the 2nd World War, & found a world ran by women.?
Whether Americas, Germans, Canadians or Iranians, captains of submarines are among the brightest and best leaders with outstanding character.
I served under three captains who were graduates of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis. They were the best! Not that their intelligent crew wouldn't think about it, but harming women would be out of the question.
Why do you think submariners are animals? They are among the brightest and least likely in the military to commit crimes. Look at the Swedish submarine service. They have several female sub captains.
You've played way too many video games. Get your head out of where the sun doesn't shine.