Compare and Contrast the Historical Significance Between Ww1And Ww2

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HISTORY SBA Compare and Contrast the historical significance between the two world WARS. Similarities Topical sentence: A) Both war led to heavy casualties. 1) WW1: Estimated to be 10 million dead, 21 million wounded, and 7.7 million missing or imprisoned. 2) WW2: More than 40 million men and women were serving in the armed forces by 1944 and civilian and military deaths exceeded 55 million. Topical sentence: B) same both created a new international co-operation hoping to prevent further conflicts in the future. 1) WW1: The League of Nations was formed in the hope of preventing another such conflict. 2) WW2: The United Nations was established to foster international…show more content…
1) WW1: At post-WW1 economic rivalry, USA & Europe nations imposed protective tariffs & heavy taxation. Economic co-operation was just a dream. 2) WW2: (1) Western Europe was on rapid economic recovery at receiving the American economic aid called the Marshall Plan. (2) European nations began to form economic organizations (e.g. OEEC, EFTA, EEC) to promote economic co-operation & growth. Topical Sentence: C) Socially, WW1 marked the beginning of the rising status of women whereas WW2 represented the complete emancipation of women. 1) WW1: In WW1, the contribution of women to the war effort was recognized. Millions of women had worked in the factories, transport & offices in the war. Woman later gained some political & social rights. 2) WW2: (1) However in WW2, women played an even bigger part .They either played a fighting role or having the range of jobs behind the front line. Women did types of work in the war, which they had not done before such as pilots, machine gunners &tractor drivers. (2) Women became more accustomed to working after marriage. THE CHANGEIN WOMEN’SLIVES &STATUS SIGNIFIED AN IMPORTANT TREND IN POST-WW2. Topical Sentence: D)Culturally, after WW1 there came the rise of the new type of
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