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The Negative and Positive Effects of World War One on Civilians
Wars have expected consequences, like deaths and physical injuries on the Front. However, World War One was the first war to involve civilians, and had a huge impact on the Home Front. Among the habitual consequences of war, World War One had unexpected effects in the overall organization of society. The use of propaganda b...
Costs of the World War I as Shown in War Poetry
Cost of the “Great War” World War I was the first war that saw widespread use of chemical and trench warfare; of the almost 9 million soldiers killed in the war, 900,000 were from the British Empire. This war was unprecedented in magnitude and complexity—the average British man had expectations of honor and bravery, and he...
The Major Causes of the First Great War
Causes of World War I There were many important happenings that lead to the devastation of WWI. If the nations had kept track of these rising events perhaps they would have been better prepared for this war and the outcome might have been completely different. Some of the major causes include militarism, alliances, nationa...
The Utilization of the Selective Service Act in America During the World War I
American Success in World War I America was thrown into shock upon the start of World War I. Nobody knew what to do; people were scrambling just to survive the day. With so many new difficulties in their everyday lives, citizens were lost. However, a few bright minds were able to step up to the plate and dedicate their liv...
An Analysis of the Main Contributing Factors to World War I
There are many things that started WWI in 1914. The 4 main contributing factors were militarism, alliances, imperialism, and nationalism. WWI was a very bloody war that lasted from 1914 to 1918 that maybe shouldn’t have ever happened. Militarism was a large cause of the war, people wanted to become stronger and prepared fo...
A Look at the Factors of the Treaty of Versailles That Affected Leaders and Terms
Treaty of Versailles Factors That Affected Leaders and Terms Following the signing of the armistice on November 11, 1918, five separate peace settlements were drafted in Paris, the most famous being the Treaty of Versailles. Constructed under the influence of several political leaders such as Woodrow Wilson—President of th...
A Debate on the Real Cause of the Great War
As representative of Russia, I urge the other nations in this debate to argue rationally against those who truly caused The Great War. Russia had no desire for European War that would injure our country’s people and moral. Still recovering from the Russ-Japanese War, we could not sustain a European struggle, and yet we chos...
A Critical Analysis of a Journal Article by William M. Johnston: Some Causes of World War I and Historians' Taboos
Critical Analysis: Some Causes of World War I and Historians’ Taboos Some Causes of World War I and Historians’ Taboos is a scholarly journal article written by William M. Johnston considering the ‘What if?’ on World War I. He observes the of how Vienna dealt with World War I along with its counterfactuals and how things w...
The Exact Causes of the First World War
Serbian Causes of The Great War The cause of the Great War, or known today as World War I, has time and time again been argued, especially as to It is easy to point fingers at Austria-Hungary, however it is necessary to examine other nations causes as well. On June 28th 1914, a Serbian terrorist tragically assassinated...
A Look at the Paths of Germany and Great Britain Between the Concert of Europe and World War I
The time period between the Concert of Europe, and World War I, was a time of great change in Europe. As industrialization continued to entrench its roots across the continent, a new class of working class citizens found themselves toiling for long hours in factories and mines. This growing industrialization enriched and em...