Scaffolding Questions
Doc: B

That war was the only way anyone would make it out alive.

Yes, as you can see, she says that we must eat and be eaten so that the world may live, signifying the fight of survival amongst others.

Yes, because this idea/theory can be applied to countries too. Countries will diminish if they don’t fight for their rank.

Doc: C

It shows the peoples’ confidence in the war and their conviction that the troops would come home quickly and unscathed.

I think it’s just providing context, it’s supporting the major idea that France was confident in their position in the war and it aggitated other countries.

Doc: D

Neutral and Triple alliance.

They wanted to eliminate the diplomatic handicaps imposed by the treaties and to raise Japan’s profile in the world. It was generally successful. After the Russo-Japanese war, it was transformed into a major imperial power.
In India they encouraged cultivators to produce cotton for export rather than for local consumption and they built railroads deep into the subcontinent to transport raw cotton to the coast quickly. They, in a nut shell, formed their own economy with what they were skilled at. In Ceylon, they introduced new crops that transformed landscape and social order. In Ceylon they converted rain forests into tea plantations and recruited Ceylonese women by the thousands to carry out the work of harvesting mature tea leaves. The tea consumption boomed and the value of tea exports went from 309,000 to 4.4 million pounds sterling. Malaya and Sumatra went through a similar transformation with rubber trees in the 1870s.
A lot of Europeans left poor agricultural societies and went to the US. Many went in search of cheap land to cultivate. And others settled East to where they provided labor that drove the Industrialization movement. Asian and African migrants traveled as indentured laborers. They would receive free passage to their destinations, and food, shelter,...