World War I

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World war one, also known as the war to end all wars, was a brutal war which affected all of Europe, and outlying areas. The assassination of Arch Duke of Austria, Francis Ferdinand by a Bosnian patriot was responsible for the initial outbreak of fighting. On July 28, 1914, world war one began. Fighting commenced between Austria-Hungary, whom declared war on Russia, an ally of Serbia. Millions of people were affected by this war. More civilian population was involved in world war one than

The discussion of peace treaties immediately stirs the mind to think of the wars and battles which were the cause for the treaty. Surely two of the greatest wars of recent time, as well as all time, are that of World War I and World War II. Each of the One treaty which sticks out as one that was poorly designed, initiated, and implemented was the Treaty of Versailles. The Treaty of Versailles was the major treaty which ended the bloodshed of WWI. It was signed between the Allies and Germany

Introduction World War I was a war that claimed innumerous lives; it was also a war in which new types of warfare and tactics were demonstrated in the battlefield. More efficient and mass-killing weapons were used in this war than in previous wars. Air power mainly served as a support and reconnaissance force in modern warfare. Its importance was fully discovered and recognized during World War I. In May 1912 a combined Royal Flying Corps (RFC) was formed with naval and military wings and a Cen

My report is on World War 1 and since you can tell all about it in just three pages I will tell you about important things that have happen in World War 1. To start out with, the cause of the war was the spirit of intense nationalism that permeated Europe throughout the 19th and into the 20th century ,this was the main reason why. On June 28, 1914 a boy by the name of Gacrilo Princip, age 19, fired two shots one killed the nephew of Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria-Hungary ,which. He was

The causes of World War I. World War I like many other events in history, occured in wake and equally influential events that led to a single outcome. Yet, there was one major cause of this war. Although there were some little insignifacant causese of this war. Some historians have argued that imperialism should bear the responsability, while others claim that nationalism was the cause. And still others say that the alliance system was the reason World War I

All Quiet On The Western Front "All Quiet On The Western Front," was an excellent portrayal of World War One. The writer did a great job of showing us what war is really like. The movie also displayed the reality of war. For instance, it showed the parades in the streets when the soldiers were going off to war. The teachers were really pressuring and encouraging the students to join the war and go fight for your country. In the movie when the young men got there they were all so afraid

In the 1930s Germany, under a dictatorship lead by Adolf Hitler, started expanding their rule. Each of the major world powers (England, France, the Soviet Union, and the United States) gave a response to this expansion. England preferred being in "splendid isolation," or being safe on their island. Conservative Stanley Baldwin promoted "splendid isolation" when he was prime minister of Britain. Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain did not do very much to try to prevent the German expansion.

West Civ Study Guide chap. 28, WWI

1. Who were the Allied Powers and the Central Powers?

The Allied Powers consisted of Portugal, France, Italy, Ireland, Great Britain, Albania, Greece, Serbia, Romania, Belgium, Monte-Negro, and Russia. The Central Powers consisted of Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and the Ottoman Empire.

2. What were the major causes of the war?

a. Rivalry between major nations over colonies, b. nationalism, c. militarism, d. th

Trench Warfare Every aspect of the war, is ugly and brutal. The worst aspect of this war was trench warfare. This trench warfare was so horrific, it cause many people to loose their minds, or even worse, loose their lives. There were many things that made this style of fighting brutal; the 3 significant ones are the fighting conditions they had to live in, the poor supplies they had to rely on, and thirdly the poor defensive conditions they were in with all the new weapons to use, like

THE SCHLIEFFEN PLAN  The German commanders realized that if war came they faced the danger of fighting two enemies at once France to the west and Russia to the east.  This would mean splitting their forces in two. They had therefore worked out a plan, years earlier, to deal with this problem. It was called the Schlieffen Plan and it was a calculated gamble. The Germans took two risks.The f