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War is caused by one or several countries aggression and rivalry to expand their powers army or land Lenin also mentioned that war is also over annexation over who has more colonies and power War is also the response by which one society tries to reduce the capacity of another society to obtain its objectives Thus Lenins analysis of the causes of World War 1 is right The 3 main reasons for the cause of World War 1 are capitalism and acquiring colonies in order to gain access to cheap resources and the complicated alliance system The most bloody and warlike society is capitalism England which is the first capitalist state turned to slaughtering the first inhabitants of its first colonies in Ireland and Jamaica Similar brutalities also occurred in British colonies such as India and Africa The key reason for a capitalism society to continue war is competition Competitions drive the least efficient to the brink of survival where only the fittest survive When a capitalism country such as England comes to deal with its rival any means of method is used such as industrial espionage cartels and monopolies Nevertheless violence and war is also included This happened in the 17th century when the English privateers raided their Dutch and Spanish competitors Arms competition also played and major role in the outbreak of World War 1 Britain had a large navy and army which is used to show off its superiority over her rival countries Germany thus felt threatened and also started to build a massive army and form alliances with other countries in order to increase the power This resulted in the Triple Alliance of Germany Austria Hungary and Italy The German economic and military success made the country awe inspiring and dangerous In order to defend their interests such as colonies and strategic routes Other European countries also sought allies and armed themselves The
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