World War I

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  • World War I : The Cause Of World War I

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    World War I injured or killed around 40 million soldiers and civilians (Mougel). It is crucial to assess who was the most responsible for starting this war in order to keep something similar from happening again. A common mistake is for individuals to view the assassination of Austria-Hungary’s archduke as the cause of World War I. Although this encouraged Austria-Hungary to wage war on Serbia, this was not a war between two countries. The start of World War I involved a complex series of steps to

  • The World War I Is War

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    World War I is war famous for European nations fighting against themselves. It began to take shape when countries like France and Germany beginning to form their own allies. It all started with the powerful Austria-Hungary wanted to have Serbia as part of their own empire. However a group of Serbian nationalists known as Black Hands dislike the idea. So they wanted to send a message to the Austria-Hungary government by killing Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Gavrilo Princip, member of the Black Hands,

  • World War I And The Great War

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    World War One has been constantly referred to as a watershed point in the history of the Western world. Argue this position by drawing on examples from political, economic and cultural spheres. World War I, also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. More than 9 million soldiers and 7 million civilians died as a result of the war.It was one of the deadliest conflicts in history, paving the

  • World War I Changed The World

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    21 million more had serious injures. World War I changed many lives around the world as eight European countries as well as the United States, fought against each other and formed allies. It the beginning, it was meant to be the war that ended all wars. This Great War was unlike any war before; there was new technology such as tanks and machine guns, as well as new tactics such as trenches and war at sea. The physical geography affected the outcome of the war in great measures, both on land and sea

  • World War I And The Great War

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    Annie Poll Period 3 AP European History Free-Response Essay 31 March, 2016 World War I is often called “The Great War”. This was because it was the first war to affect such a large geographical area and involve so many countries. These countries’ governments had complicated relationships with each other and even the people who they governed. This war was largely unavoidable because of these complicated relationships and diplomacies. The first example of these relationships were the ones

  • The Great War Of World War I

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    Even though ‘The Great War’ ended over 100 years ago, people are still arguing about how it all started. Beginning in 1914, and involving over 30 countries, World War One was the first major war to impact the world. Russia, Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Serbia could all be considered factors that helped rise World War One. Before the war, countries faced many internal and external conflicts, leading to rising tensions and concern across Europe, and later the world. Out of the many nations who participated

  • World War I And The Great War

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    World War I, also known as the First World War, or the Great War, was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. More than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, were mobilised in one of the largest wars in history. Over 9 million combatants and 7 million civilians died as a result of the war, a casualty rate exacerbated by the belligerents ' technological and industrial sophistication, and the tactical stalemate caused by

  • World War I And The Great War

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    Whenever you come across World War I, don’t you ever deeply think about how it all started? Who would have known that just 2 pulls of a trigger could have triggered a demoralizing World War? World War I, also known as “The Great War,” was a war that primarily took place in Europe. It officially started on the 28th of July in 1914 and it unexpectedly lasted until the 11th of November in 1918 (about 4 years). The most predominant countries that fought in this war include Great Britain, France, Russia

  • The Causes Of World War I

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    World War I was also known as the First World War or the Great War. It was an international conflict from 1914-1918 that involved most of the countries in Europe, the United States, the Middle East, Russia, and others (World War I). World War I had some major events like the sinking of the Lusitania, The First Battle of Marne, and The Russian Revolution. In 1900 the British Empire was spread over five continents, and France had control of large amounts of Africa. This created a fight between them

  • The World War I Ended

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    outbreak of World War I, which pitted Germany, Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire (the so-called Central Powers) against Great Britain, France, Russia, Italy and Japan (the Allied Powers). The Allies were joined after 1917 by the United States. The four years of the Great War–as it was then known–saw unprecedented levels of carnage and destruction, thanks to grueling trench warfare and the introduction of modern weaponry such as machine guns, tanks and chemical weapons. By the time World War I ended