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  • The First World War

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    The first world war was one of the most brutal and remorseless events in history; ‘the global conflict that defined a century’. Over nine million soldiers and a large amount of innocent civilians lost their lives. Empires crumbled, revolution engulfed Russia and America rose to become a dominant world power. Huge armies deployed new weapons of devastating effect from rifles and pistols to torpedoes and flame throwers. These weapons were used not only in the trenches but by tanks too. This was an

  • The First World War : The Great War

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    The First World War sometimes referred to as the European War was more commonly referred to as the Great War. So much in the world was changed by this war, so it simply by most known as the Great War. “It is because no other war until then had had such an impact on the world. It was the first war to affect all of the major nations of Europe and the world. It took many lives and changed the lives of millions more.” (Rivera, 2014) Some countries do not refer to the war as great because they lost

  • Essay On The First World War

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    The First World War was the first war that used mechanized weaponry. It is shown to be a revolutionary advancement from the old war style that featured hand-to-hand combat and only minimal use of comparably incompetent mechanic weapons. The improvement of these war technologies was so huge and their powers were overlooked. These new inventions had also brought unexpected horror to the soldiers serving in the war. The estimated deaths in both military and citizens were 16.5 million ("Casualties |

  • The Causes Of The First World War

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    The causes of the First World War were similar and differed from the causes of the Second World War politically, economically, and socially. Both of these significant, historical events were substantially affected by the interaction of dominating societies during this time period. During the First World War, these leading societies were the European authorities of Britain, Germany, and Austria, with slight assistance from the U.S. However, the United States allocated their full engagement during

  • The Causes Of The First World War

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    Option A: What in your view were the causes of the First World War? How have historians’ views on the war changed over time? Historical events are crucial in human thoughts since they understand themselves better in the present through analyzing their past occurrences. Historical events help us to know the causes of certain past events, therefore, making the cause to entail long-term ideology events and actions. Nevertheless, the causes of certain events may differ depending on the scale of history

  • The Causes of the First World War

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    This question has formed part of the historiography of the causes of the First World War, a historical debate that has endured ever since the conflict ended. It periodically resurfaces with new theories being advanced such as the Fischer thesis, usually on account of the release of previously unseen documents or because of a shift in the political climate. It has emerged to the fore once again because this year is the centennial of the war’s outbreak and there are plans to commemorate it nationally

  • The First World War ( Wwi )

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    Along history there have been persuasive speakers who through their voices have changed the world. They have mastered the art of persuasion and became leaders in order to inspire people to follow them and believe in them, to fight for their country because of patriotism and honor, and they unite masses for the best for the humanity and others for the worse. The First World War (WWI) left leaders that implementing strategic messages dedicated to the people made a paradigm shift by that time causing

  • First World War Dbq

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    The First World War was commonly called the “war to end all wars,” although it clearly was not. Just twenty years after the end of the First World War, as French Marshal Foch had predicted, the world descended into a second war that was even more widespread and deadly. Directly or indirectly, the First World War yielded some 40 million casualties from more than 20 countries. In contrast, the 50 to 80 million deaths induced by the Second World War were mostly civilian. Russia lost around 25 million

  • Discussing The First World War

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    When discussing the First World War, there are a myriad of topics, theories and debates that can be brought up, especially when its regarding to its breakout and and what lead to it. There are multiple direct and indirect causes that all are interconnected with one another, making it very difficult to just discuss about one topic without it overlapping with another completely different topic. One of the most unquestionable causes that lead to the outbreak of the war was the alliance system that was

  • The First World War ( Wwi )

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    The First World War (WWI) was fought from 1914 to 1918 and the Second World War (or WWII) was fought from 1939 to 1945. They were the largest military conflicts in human history. Both wars involved military alliances between different groups of countries. World War I was centered on Europe. The world warring nations were divided into two groups namely ‘The Central Powers’ and ‘The Allied Powers’. The central powers group consisted of Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey and Bulgaria. The Allied powers