Free Essays on Germany Was Not To Blame For War

  1. “Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace.” With reference to the Paris Peace Conference of 1919, discuss the extent to which this is true.

    “Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace.” With reference to the Paris Peace Conference of 1919, discuss the extent to which this is true. At the ending of World War I in November 1918, the Allied Powers were found victorious, while the Central Powers were defeated. The Allied Powers...

  2. Was Germany solely to blame for WW1

    Germany was solely to Blame for WW1 – How Far do You Agree? World War 1 was fought from 1914 to 1918, in which Great Britain, France, Russia, Belgium, Japan, the United States, and other allies defeated Germany, Austria-Hungary, The Ottoman Empire, Italy, and Bulgaria. World War 1 began as a small...

  3. Was Germany solely responsible for the outbreak of World War One?

    Assess the argument that Germany should be held largely or solely responsible for the outbreak of World War One. The extent of which Germany should be held responsible for the outbreak of World War one is debatable. One could argue that Germany and her aggressive and competitive nature towards the other...

  4. Was Hitler Really to Blame for Ww2?

    Was Hitler Really To Blame For WW2? By Lauren Thomas (aged 13) Some people say that Hitler was to blame for the 2nd world war, but what did Hitler actually do to cause it? We know that Hitler hated the Treaty of Versailles. But was Hitler’s feelings against the treaty the reason why the World War...

  5. How important was resentment over the treaty of Versailles in explaining the ride to power by the Nazis in Germany 1919

    important was resentment over the treaty of Versailles in explaining the rise to power by the Nazis in Germany 1919 - 1933 There is a general agreement among historians that several factors contributed to Hitler’s rise to power in Germany by 1933. However, there is debate over which, if any, was the most...

  6. Major Causes of World War 1

    World War 1 There were a number of causes to World War 1 which occurred over a four year period starting from 1914, ending in 1918. It was a global military conflict consisting of the world’s great powers with two opposing sides; the Triple Entente & the Triple Alliance. The Triple Entente was made...

  7. Use Sources 1,2 and 3 and Your Own Knowledge. “Germany Aggression Was Responsible for the Outbreak of a General European War in August 1914”. How Far Do You Agree with This Judgement?

    2 and 3 and your own knowledge. “Germany aggression was responsible for the outbreak of a general European War in August 1914”. How far do you agree with this judgement? The debate of Germanys responsibility for the outbreak of war first began with the charge of war guilt given in Article 231 of the...

  8. Cold war

    Cold War Essay World Cultures Nov. 21 2013 The Cold War was a drastic period in time. The Cold War was a feud between the USSR Soviet Union and the United States. It was called...

  9. Who Started the Trojan War?

    not be blamed for the Trojan War according to the narrators in the accounts we have read, and why? Pinpointing the cause of the Trojan War to one person I believe is a naive assumption. The Gods and Goddesses, Paris and Odysseus also played a part in starting the Trojan War. The narrator in the Odyssey...

  10. Cold War

    Cold War Essay World Cultures Nov. 21 2013 The Cold War was a drastic period in time. The Cold War was a feud between the USSR Soviet Union and the United States. It was called...

  11. In Only 20 Years There Was a Seconds World War. Why and How Is This Possble

    Essay “In only twenty years there was a second world war. Why and how was this possible?” World War 1, the war that would end all wars, that’s what people, thought at that time but little did they know World War 2 arrived 20 years later. There were many causes of WW2 but it is mutually agreed that...

  12. World war II: The loss of human value

    History World War II: The Loss of Human Value With over 25 million deaths throughout the war, World War II was a very poorly thought out war (Wikipedia). Aside from the drastic numbers of battlefield causalities caused by the natural outcome of war, a near equal amount...

  13. Germany Responsible for World War I?

    ‘Germany was responsible for the outbreak of World War One'. How far do you agree? World War one has become to be known as "The Great War". It was known as "The War to end all Wars". Many people believe Germany was responsible for the outbreak of war in 1914. To solely blame one country or one single...

  14. Causes of World War Ii

    Derek Jackson Research Paper The world wars of 1914-1918 and 1939-1945 are two of the darkest chapters in the long narrative of human history. The magnitude of death and destruction, as well as the depths of evil to which human nature sank during these two calamities, dwarfs that of anything previously...

  15. How far was Hitler’s foreign policy to blame for war in 1939?

    How far was Hitler’s foreign policy to blame for war in 1939? The outbreak of WW2 on September 1939 occurred due to numerous factors. These causes include the harshness of the Treaty of Versailles, Hitler’s foreign policy, the failure of the League of Nations linked to the isolation of the US...

  16. Treaty of Versailles: the Resulting Effects After World War One

    Treaty of Versailles: The Resulting Effects After World War One Following the Grate War, the “Treaty of Versailles” was suppose to be a form of peace between the nations involved in World War One, and also point blame to the nation responsible. This war brought a variety of devastation to the European countries;...

  17. World War 1

    World War I, also known as the Great War, was a global war which took place primarily in Europe from 1914 to 1918. The immediate cause of the World War I was the June 28, 1914 assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, by Gavrilo Princip, a Bosnian Serb citizen of...

  18. Bismarck's Role in Unifying Germany

    To what extent was Bismarck responsible for German Unification in 1871? Word Count: 1,431 Virtually since Germany was unified in 1871, historians have been at debate as to what factors brought about this significant change within Europe which lead to the formation of one of the strongest economic...

  19. The Cold War Quotes

    World War, mistrust and suspicion existed between the U.S.A and the U.S.S.R. This was the Cold War. This war which leaves society questioning to which super power was to blame leaving both was to blame. Both sides had different beliefs and ideas. The spread of communism straight after World War II helped...

  20. Outbreak of World War I: Who Is to Blame?

    Who is to blame and what triggered this minor event to lead into the outbreak of World War 1? June 28th 1914: the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife by a Serbian nationalist, Gavrilo Princip. Austria-Hungary saw this as an opportunity to take hostile actions...

  21. 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 - The...

  22. Pivotal Events of World War I

    World War I was a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918. It was a war full of advanced weapons, great tactics and gruesome fighting resulting in over 40 million casualties. There were a lot of pivotal events that could have changed the outcome of the war. The three pivotal events to happen before...

  23. Cold War revision guide

    individuals and ideas. 1. The seeds of conflict 2. Emergence of Cold War, 1944-53 3. The ‘Thaw’ & ‘Peaceful Co-existence’ 4. The arms impact of the arms race 5. Sin-Soviet relations 6. Détente 7. End of Cold War Reminder of the structure of Unit 3 Unit 3 = 25% of total marks Written...

  24. To what extent was Ronald Reagan responsible for the end of the Cold War?

    To what extent was Ronald Reagan responsible for the end of the Cold War? Introduction During WWII Stalin and the Western allies joined forces because they feared what Hitler was capable of, namely ‘world domination’. After WWII when reconstruction began in Western Europe a bitter power struggle...

  25. WHO WAS TO BLAME FOR THE OUTBREAK OF WW1

    Who was to blame for the outbreak of the 1st world war? When it comes to the nation or rather the leaders responsible for the outbreak of the memorable 1914-1918 world war, a lot is put into consideration, as the political course in the European countries is to be examined from the earlier years/century...

  26. The Inevitable Second World War

    Shortly after peace treaties were signed after the end of World War I, many predicted the inevitable subsequent World War. Howard Spodek mentions how the economist John Maynard Keynes feared that the victors demanded too much out of Germany and Austria, causing these countries to eventually retaliate....

  27. Assess How Useful Sources C and D Would Be for an Historian Studying the Impact of Total War on the Home Fronts During World War I.

    impact of total war on the home fronts during World War I. In your answer, consider the perspectives provided by the TWO sources and the reliability of each one. Both sources C and D would be very useful to an historian studying the impact of total war on the home fronts during World War I. Source...

  28. Franco- Prussian War

    A united Germany has required many different wars to be accomplished. The unification of Germany was associated with one man in particular: Otto Von Bismarck. He was a Russian Prime Minister and later the German Chancellor. He was a real politick which means he based his decisions on the realities of...

  29. World War 1 Origin

    The main causes of World War I, which began in central Europe in late July 1914, included many factors, such as the conflicts and hostility between the great European powers of the four decades leading up to the war. Militarism, alliances, imperialism, and nationalism played major roles in the conflict...

  30. World War 2, Country Most Responsible

    Spencer Dusebout World History Honors Mr. Shertzer February 17, 2009 Germany- The Country most Responsible for World War 1 (WWI) WWI was a tragic event, which took millions of lives and affected nearly every person on earth. While there were many causes leading to WW1 including nationalism, alliances...

  31. How Did the Nazi's Become the Largest Party in Weimar Germany?

    they managed to become the largest party in Weimar Germany in July 1932, and form a government which ruled for over several years. Historians have argued there were several reasons this was able to occur, including the distinctive leaders the party was groomed by, the ongoing despair of the German public...

  32. The Outbreak of War in Europe in 1914 Was Due to an Aggressive Foreign Policy Which Had Been Waged Since 1900 Century’ How Far Do You Agree with This Opinion? Use Sources V, W and X and Your Own Knowledge of the Issues Relating to the Controversy

    ‘The outbreak of war in Europe in 1914 was due to an aggressive foreign policy which had been waged since 1900 Century’ How far do you agree with this opinion? Use Sources V, W and X and your own knowledge of the issues relating to the controversy There has been much historiographical debate over...

  33. To What Extent Was Germany Responsible for Causing World War 1?

    To what extent was Germany responsible for causing World War One? To what extent was Germany responsible for causing World War One? In August, 1914, 6 million men mobilised for war on the European continent. It was the bloodiest war that had been fought yet in history due to huge advances in weapons...

  34. Cold War

    Who was more to blame for the start of the Cold War, the USA or the USSR? There were many countries involved in the Cold War. However the two main superpowers of the Cold War were the USA and the USSR each of which deserve a large amount of the blame for the starting of the Cold War. Nevertheless...

  35. Holocaust Bystanders; Placing the Blame on Surrounding Citizens and Allied Nations

    Holocaust Bystanders; Placing the Blame on Surrounding Citizens and Allied Nations It is commonly believed that the members of the Nazi regime directly responsible for the mass murders of European Jews in the mid 20th century are solely accountable for the Holocaust. As a result, local civilians,...

  36. How Did Hitler's Foereign Policy Lead to the Outbreak of World War Ii?

    invaded Poland and two days later, Britain and France declared war on Germany. This outbreak of war can be traced back to Hitler’s foreign policy, which was greatly responsible World War II. Hitler had always been very popular in Germany due to the economic success and the sense of pride Nazis instilled...

  37. To what extent were the decisions made by Germany's leaders responsible for the outbreak of the First World War?

    responsibe for the outbreak of the First World War. Source 1 seems to strongly suggest that German leaders and the German Government did in fact push for the war with Hewitson blaming the Army and suggesting that Germany was looking for an opportunity to start war however he does not fully support the view...

  38. Cold war

     How far do you agree with the view that the development of the Cold War in the years 1945-8 owed more to Soviet expansionism than to USA’s economic interests? The Cold War, dated from 1945 to 1991, was a sustained state of political and military tension between powers in the Western Bloc, dominated...

  39. Was the Sarajevo Assassination of Franz Ferdinand a causality of WW1?

    Was the Sarajevo Assassination of Franz Ferdinand a causality of WW1? When a match is lit, and it is thrown into a pile of logs, nothing happens. For these logs need a fuel to boost the incineration; petrol. Soak the logs in petrol and a bonfire shall be nigh. This very similarly relates to and...

  40. War, Depression and War, 1914-1945

    Welcome to HIST 1302 OnlineUnited States History, 1877- Part II: War, Depression and War, 1914-1945   U. S. Foreign Policy, 1901-1941 United States foreign policy between 1901 and 1941 can be characterized as generally confident, sometimes aggressive and, occasionally, even cautious. The first...

  41. Why Did Germany Lose in Wwii?

    As in World War I, Germany's main downfall was its lack of adequate allies and an attack on several fronts. Territorially, Hitler came remarkably close in World War II to achieving his quest for Lebensraum, yet his failure to concentrate his resources proved disastrous. His lack of time spent organizing...

  42. Causes of World War 1

    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, imperialism and alliances escalated into the spreading of war. (The Great...

  43. Why Did the World Go to War in 1914?

    Why Did the World Go to War in 1914? Why did Europe go to war in 1914? The ‘Great War’ of 1914-1918 became the first war anyone had ever seen of its kind, not only that, but it was the First World War. It did not, however, begin as a world war. It started in Europe for several reasons. In the...

  44. The Start of World War Ii

    Start of World War II As part of the anti-British course, it was deemed necessary by Hitler to have Poland either a satellite state or otherwise neutralized. Hitler believed this necessary both on strategic grounds as a way of securing the Reich's eastern flank and on economic grounds as a way of evading...

  45. Cold War essay

    World War, mistrust and suspicion existed between the U.S.A and the U.S.S.R. This was the Cold War. This war which leaves society questioning to which super power was to blame leaving both was to blame. Both sides had different beliefs and ideas. The spread of communism straight after World War II helped...

  46. Germany Drives America to War

    Germany drives America to War The Fear of America's Neutrality over Belligerency World War 1 was a significant part of our history as Americans, for the whole world especially it was a war that America had no reason to be in, but America joined into the bloodbath that would become, World War 1. throughout...

  47. Nationalism in Total War

    During 1914, the entire Europe was a powder keg filled not with gunpowder, but pride. Finally, it blew up with the assassination of the Austrian archduke Franz Ferdinand in the 28th of June. While Franz Ferdinand was on his way to examine Serbia, he was assassinated by the Serbian nationalist (Sowards)...

  48. Was the Treaty of Versailles Fair?

    Was the Treaty of Versailles fair? The treaty of Versailles was the peace treaty signed by Germany at the end of the First World War, some historians would say that the treaty was fair and that Germany got what they deserved but others would argue that it was far too harsh on Germany, and contributed...

  49. To What Extent Was the Treaty of Versaille Harsh and Unfair on Germany?

    discussing whether or not the Treaty of Versaille was ‘harsh and unfair’ too Germany. The treaty was set up to cripple Germany so it had no power anymore to start another war. In the conditions in the Treaty of versaille Germany had too accept all blame for the war, lost 10% of it’s land, had to pay £6600 million...

  50. The Causes of World War 1

    Introduction WW1 was unlike any other war fought up until that point in history ; many new weapons where used for the first time like chemical warfare and tanks. Over the course of the war 15 million people where killed and 20 million were wounded and huge areas of Europe were devastated. World War 1 (WW1) started...

  51. ‘the First World War Started More by Accident Than by Design'. Discuss.

    ‘The First World War started more by accident than by design'. Discuss. To some extent it is correct to state that the First World War started more by accident than by design. However, it can be argued that many nations within Europe had planned for war and some even pushed for war. Despite this, those...

  52. World war 2

     World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a global war. It is generally considered to have lasted from 1939 to 1945, although some conflicts in Asia that are commonly viewed as becoming part of the world war had begun earlier than 1939. It involved the vast majority of the world's nations—including...

  53. The Cause of the Break Out of World War I

    World War broke out in 1914, explaining why the long term causes may have had some part in it as well as the short term causes and their role in the whole ordeal. However, what has to be decided is whether the long term causes are a bigger part of why the First World War broke out or if it was the short...

  54. World War I and Versailles Treaty

    In 1919 Germany was forced to take the blame for causing the First World War. Was Germany alone responsible for the outbreak of the war in 1914? Marjorie Vargas Vineyard Christian School Mallorca Social Studies General Certificate Essay 3rd March, 2013 Outline In 1919 Germany was forced...

  55. Hitler and World War Two

    as his detractors say he was. Adolf Hitler was that man and World War II was Hitler’s war.’ Explain why this statement would not satisfy historians as an adequate assessment of the reasons for the global war called World War II. To say that Adolf Hitler controlled a war that could debatably is the...

  56. The Origins of the Cold War

    The Cold War was a term first used in 1947 to describe the conflicts between the Communist USSR and democratic United States. It is hard to solely blame the war on just one particular party however one must look closely at the differences and events that caused the outbreak of the Cold War. These reasons...

  57. The War to End All Wars

    World War I, known as the Great War, was the first total war between the European nations. Many soldiers had died in the terrible conditions of the trenches. Not only were countless lives lost in the war, but land, especially in France and Belgium, were also destroyed. There were also many controversies...

  58. The reaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles was one of the peace treaties at the end of World War 1. I t ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers. The treaty did not favor Germany at all. In the treaty Germany’s army was reduced to 100,000 men and the army was not allowed to use tanks. Germany also had to admit...

  59. “No single nation or alliance could be held responsible for the outbreak of war” How far do you agree with this opinion?

    “No single nation or alliance could be held responsible for the outbreak of war” How far do you agree with this opinion? The question of whether no single alliance or nation could be held responsible for the outbreak of war is a hotly debated topic. Source 2 strongly agrees with the statement giving...

  60. What Extent Is Germany to Blame for Ww1

    2. To what extent was Germany to blame for starting WWI? After a massive war, it easy to see why a lot people would point fingers at the country that lost the war. However, is this always correct; or do people jump to conclusions much too quickly? By doing this, do they also create a whole new kind...