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The Role of Australian Women in World War I
World War I (WWI), the Great War that shook Australia in 1914, is often remembered as the soldier’s war, with the commemoration of the ANZACs taking place each year. However, the war was a total effort by the Australian population, with women stepping up from their usual minor roles in society. Due to the influential counte...
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The Impact of the First Great War on Russia
What was the impact of World War One on Russia? The First World War, much like the Russian-Japanese war in 1905, acted as a catalyst for social change. The war brought many of Russia’s underlying social, political, economic and military problems into focus. Russia before 1914 had achieved a remarkable financial stability,...
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The Changes in Canada in the Aftermath of World War I
The Aftermath of WW1 in Canada The traumatic events in which occurred during The Great War, undoubtedly changed Canadian society substantially. From the victorious battles to the significant loses, World War I most definitely left its mark on Canadians. Firstly, the aftermath of the war evoked many disturbances within th...
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Comparing the Similarities in the Experiences of Front Line Soldiers and Nurses During World War I
Experiences of the Great War The First World War was widely considered to be a markedly unprecedented event that brought extreme injuries and the unexpected loss of millions of lives for both soldiers and civilians alike (Grayzel 12) through mass destruction and devastation. Those who fought on the front line as well as th...
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The Impact of World War I and Constructivism
Case Analysis: World War 1 The war to end all wars? Barely. However, World War I was the first total war, and its totality is perhaps a prominent reason as to the degree of modernity this war held (Marshall).The chief actors in this conflict were composed of two sides, each made up of a team of allies. The Triple Alliance...
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Nationalism, Militarism, and Imperialism as the Underlying Causes of World War I
“Eight to ten million soldiers will swallow each other up and in doing so eat all Europe more bare then any swarm of locusts… extending over the whole continent; famine, sickness,... Only one result is absolutely certain: general exhaustion and the establishment of the conditions for the final victory of the working class.”...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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The Portrayal of Women in Propaganda during the First World War
On the onset of World War I, resistance to preparation and entry into the war became an important topic in the United States. One group that stood strong with anti-war rhetoric were women. Women were represented from many groups such as just pacifists to socialists whom outright (as a political group) did not want war and o...
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The Events of Neutrality and the United States Eventual Involvement in the War
“Be neutral in fact as well as in name…impartial in thought as well as in deed” Wilson’s official proclamation of neutrality in 1914 helped support the belief that the United States had did not have any large take in the outcome and would stay uninvolved in the war. The President wanted Americans to be neutral and imparti...
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The History and Effects of World War I
World War I World War I is acknowledged as one of the largest events in history. Before World War I began, people honored the war effort and military. However, as the war commenced, seemingly without end, this honor and pride turned to frustration and unrest. Even when the armistice was signed to end aggression, the war di...
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A Discussion on the Unsolved Problems of World War I Being the Cause of World War II
The Causes of World War II The year 1939, was the year that changed the world forever. It was the start of World War II. Germany had invaded Poland for land and made itself known to the world as a powerful country that is ready for war. The war lasted 6 years, more people died, more property got destroyed than any other wa...
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The Crucial Roles of Animals During World War I
Animals were used in World War I on an unprecedented scale, with millions playing crucial roles in the war. Although cavalry was rendered nearly obsolete by new developments in technology and weaponry, horses, donkeys, and mules were still widely used for transportation, as vehicles were still new technology and were unable...
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An Analysis of the Social Effects of World War One
The Social Effects of World War 1. Introduction. The First World War also referred to as the Great War was a global conflict between the world’s great powers. One of the major forces of the war included Germany and Austria-Hungary on one side and Great Britain, United States, France, Italy, Russia, Japan, and Italy on the...
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A Discussion on Social and Economic Factors That Contributed to the US Intervention in World War I
APUSH- WWI Essay When World War One began in 1914, President Woodrow Wilson declared the US a neutral power in the war. However, by mid-1917, the US had declared war on Germany. The US had gone from a country that had declared its neutrality to a country that was fighting in a global war. Although there were many contr...
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An Explanation of the Causes of World War I in The Long Fuse by Laurence Lafore
The historian Laurence Lafore explains the causes that led up to World War in The Great Fuse. Using the metaphor of a fuse is a tempting analogy because it suggests a long history that ends in a violent explosion of war. A fuse implies, however a single possible trajectory and a single possible outcome. Granted an analogy m...
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The Interrelationships between Humans and Horses During the World War I and Its Existence Today
World War I (WWI) signifies a point in time, when there was the
deadliest armed conflict in history, dividing nations between two rival
sides; the Allied Forces and the Central Forces. It is a great example of
human and animal interrelationships. This is because horses were heavily
used in this war. Historical evidence sugg...
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