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  1. Causes of World War One

    World War One or ‘The Great War' as it became known, occurred due to many causes, some of which still remain unexposed today. The obvious trigger for the war was the assassination of the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, the Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie on 28th June 1914. The ass

  2. Causes of World War 1

    The Causes of World War I If you were to look back at WWI, you would see that there were direct and indirect causes to the war. The assassination of Archduke Ferdinand was an immediate cause. Gavrilo Princip, working with a Serbian anti-Austrian secret society called "The Black Hand" shot Arch

  3. Causes of World War I 3

    There were many immediate and underlying or fundamental causes of World War I. The difference between an underlying and immediate cause is that an underlying cause develops over a long period of time and indirectly leads to a specific event, and an immediate cause is a specific short-term event th

  4. Causes of World War 1

    Causes for World War I Many things led up to the start of World War I. There was much tension between the countries of Europe for more than fifty years. There were immediate causes, and long-term causes. Some immediate causes were the assassination of the heir of Austria-Hungry, Germany declaring

  5. The Effects of World War One on Canada's People

    When Britain called on Canada to help in World War One, Canadians dutifully volunteered. Many Canadians thought that this would be a glamorous adventure that they could not miss. However, Canadians were in for a rude awakening as this glamorous adventure turned out to be more than they bargained for

  6. World War I

    During World War One, the role of airplanes and how they were used changed greatly. At first planes were only used for sport, but people started realize that not only could airplanes be useful but they could even influence an outcome of the war greatly. Soon the war was filled with blimps, plan

  7. Causes of the First World War

    The first World war bought about a lot of surprise and went on for so much longer than people thought, but there were so many different reasons for the happening of this war, that it should have been foreseen earlier. Some were short-term affects and others were long term. Two alliances -

  8. The Causes of World War I

    The first world war had many causes, the historians probably have not yet discovered and discussed all of them so there might be more causes than what we know now. In this essay I would discuss the main causes of the war—the ones that were discussed in the textbook. In the time before the war'

  9. World War Ii

    World War II The 1930's were a very turbulent time period for the entire world. Many events occurred during this time that lead to World War II. It all began with a few events that set the stage for the entire thing. Things continued to get worse, until finally, the seemingly inevitable happe

  10. World War 1

    hy people go to war? People go to war for the following reasons: - economic reasons - natural resources - more land - expand its power on territory control - dragged into war due to alliance There are so many reason's why countries go to war the worst part about it is that known are good,

  11. World War One Trench Warefare

    Introduction World War 1 was like nothing that had ever happened in the world before. Although it was inevitable, the horrific loss of life was pointless. Almost no-one except the politicians ruling agreed with it, which has been proven by soldiers diary's, and most famously the football

  12. Death Camps of World War Ii

    Starvation. Mass shootings. Gas chambers. Beatings. Mass murder. In the early 1940s, perhaps the most brutal atrocities ever committed on a people in our world's history took place. It was World War II. The Nazi Regime, led by Adolf Hitler, was waging war across Europe. Occupied Poland beca

  13. How Have War Memorials Changed over Time and What Does This Tell Us About Wider Societal Attitudes to the Commemoration of Warfare and Its Victims?

    The twentieth century, the century of total war, of industrial warfare and of conscript armies, has left behind survivors and later generations who engage time and again in memorialisation and acts of remembrance as commemoration. In combatant countries there is a proliferation of memorials; memoria

  14. Causes of Civil War

    Causes Of Civil War As members of the Futurist of America Association, we have been assigned to look specifically at the cause of the American Civil #War. There are five aspects that could of led to the Civil War and they are Westward Movement, Social Change, Froeign Policy Development, Go

  15. World War 2

    World War 2 War is one of the most tragic things in our world today. It is even sadder that usually it comes around at least once in our lifetime. In the 20th century alone we have already had two huge wars. These wars were call the World Wars simply because they involved most of the big c

  16. How Did World War 2 Change the

    If you were born right now, this instant, at you're present age without any knowledge about how women used to be treated, the assumption could be made that men and women are basically equal. Yes, men are a little stronger physically, but overall the two sexes are both equal. Things weren't always

  17. Creative Writing - World War I: Letter Home

    Creative Writing - World War I: Letter Home Dear Mum, How are you getting on? I hope that Dad's cold is better. Send my best wishes to everyone! I am writing to you from the barracks of our regiment. My training is going well; I have many good friends here, and although the training I have been

  18. World War 1

    World War I World War I, also known as the Great War, was immediately caused by the assassination of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary by a Serbian nationalist in 1914. Another prominent cause of the war was the entangling alliances between the countries of Europe.

  19. Essay on Origins of World War

    The thesis in the article ‘The origins of the World War', by Sidney B. Fay, can clearly be stated as the explanation for World War I. Fay states that no one country is responsible for the creation of the war. Furthermore, he goes on to explain that each of the European country's leaders did, or fa

  20. Causes of World War 1

    Although there were many reasons the European Nations first broke out in war, the fighting of Austria-Hungary and Serbia contributed to the expansion of the war. This war was resulted by the aggression of European countries that strived to be the best. These country's nationalism, militarism, impe

  21. Atomic Bomb in World War 2

    Atomic Bomb in World War 2 During World War II the United States government launched a $2 billion project. This project, known as the Manhattan Project, was an effort to produce an atomic bomb. This project was taken on by a group atomic scientists from all over the world.

  22. Why Did Germany Lose World War Two, Despite Its Victories Early in the

    The defeat of Germany in World War Two was due to many factors. All of these factors were influenced by the leadership and judgment of Adolf Hitler. Factors such as the stand fast policy, Hitler's unnecessary and risky decision making in military situations, for example when attacking the USSR, and

  23. People and Events of World War Ii

    People and Events of World War II by Kevan Salisbury The Axis Powers World War II was started by the Axis Forces, which were comprised of Germany, Italy, and Japan. They fought against the combined might of almost the entire world, and, but for a supreme combined effort on the pa

  24. Causes of Fww

    In my essay I will attempt to explain the causes of First World War and to demonstrate how the hopes and fears of the European countries contributed to the war. Europe was very unstable by 1914. One countries hope was another countries fear. There were several moments in the first years of the 20th

  25. America's Involvement in World War Two

    When war broke out , there was no way the world could possibly know the severity of this guerre. Fortunately one country saw and understood that Germany and its allies would have to be stopped. America's Involvement in World War two not only contributed in the eventual downfall of the insane Adolph

  26. World War One-Life in the Trenches

    THE GREAT WAR - LIFE IN THE TRENCHES Words cannot express how terrible life in the trenches was. Young men had just been taken from home and forced to fight. It is impossible to imagine how homesick and frightened they would've been. During their lives in the trenches many probably believe

  27. Farewell to Arms

    Ernest Hemingway^s A Farewell to Arms captures the inspiring trials and tribulations of a disillusioned man caught between love and war. Driving an ambulance on the Italian front of World War One Frederick Henry discovers his values as he realizes his love for Catherine Barkley, a innocent Engli

  28. The Causes and Effects of World War I

    World War I was a military conflict from 1914 to 1918. It began as a local European war between Austria - Hungary and Serbia on July 28, 1914. It was transformed into a general European struggle by declaration of war against Russia on August 1, 1914 and eventually became a global war involving 32 na

  29. The Effects of the P-51 Mustang in World War Ii

    <b>Abstract</b><br>This paper deals with the contributions of the P-51 Mustang to the eventual victory of the Allies in Europe during World War II. It describes the war scene in Europe before the P-51 was introduced, traces the development of the fighter, its advantages, and the abilities it was abl

  30. Long Term Causes of the First World War

    Causes of The First World War Germany's economy, after defeating France in the Franco- Prussian war in 1870/1871, was growing really fast, particularly in the industrialization sector and the construction of railways and together with unification of the nation, lead Germ