What Were the Underlying Causes of Wwi Dbq Essay

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World War I was a major event of deaths, disasters, causes and effects on the European countries. World War I was a war against three European countries England, France, and Russian versus Germany, Italy and Austria-Hungary. Friedrich Engels explains in The Origins of the First World War (Doc A) the aftermath of the Thirty Years War caused many devastating effects like famine, sickness, want and brutalizing the population and this is being compared to World War I saying that the same outcome happened in three or four years instead of thirty. World War I was caused by different factors nationalism is one of the major causes, the fight over colonies, and the expenditure on the armies to cause such a massive war. The Franco-Russian …show more content…

While England had the most Germany had the 3rd most with about 12 million in the colonies (Doc P). Norman Rich in The Age of Nationalism and Reform (Doc Q) states the colonies are

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