The First And Second Balkan Wars

1272 Words Jun 1st, 2016 6 Pages
The 20th Century was one of the most painful centuries in human history with the First and Second Balkan Wars, World War I, Russian Revolution, Russian Civil War, Chinese Civil War, Spanish Civil War, World War II, Cold War, Korean War, Vietnam War and the Soviet-Afghan War. Perhaps the greatest conflict in the 20th century and even in all human history was the Second World War. This war was started by the Nazi party of Germany. There are many theories to the Nazi party 's rise such as Hitler 's personality and speaking abilities and the psychological tactics used to brainwash the German people, but none of these had a greater impact than Germany 's past history. Many historians believe it was events such as the treaty of Versaille and economic disaster that contributed the most to the mindset to the German people. The Nazi regime might have emerged because it was a counter force to a combination of national grievances and economic crises and that it promised strength and unity. After past failures and humiliations, German people desired strength and unity so much that they were prepared to surrender their civil liberties.

Body 1: pre war situation such as economic crisis.(hyperinflation in the 1920s and the great depression in the 1930s) German attitude toward life and why they felt bitter. (find primary sources of the hyperinflation)
To find out why Germany wanted to have strength and unity so much, you have to look at the past. Germany had a proud history from the holy…
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