In Europe in 1014 it seemed very tense, this happened to spark off a war, this was then a result of millions killed. The war was fought between rival alliances of European powers: In 1878, Germany and Austria - Hungary formed an alliance9 the dual alliance) that gave them great strength in the centre of Europe. In 1892, the French and the Russians formed their own strong alliance (the dual entente) that meant Germany had an unfriendly power on each side. Soon afterwards, Germany’s most powerful soldier, general stiffen, drew up a plan that would allow Germany to beat France very quickly in any future war. This would then free most German troops to fight Russia in the east.
As you can see there were also many other reasons for the war besides the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. After Serbia declined the ultimatum, the Austro-Hungarian Empire waged war on Serbia on 28th July 1914. Since Russia was allied to Serbia, they announced mobilization of troops in defense for Serbia on August 1st 1914. Germany was allied to the Austro-Hungarians and took the Russian mobilization as a threat and declared war on Russia on August 1st 1914. Since Russia and France were allies and France didn’t like Germany due to the lost war against them in 1870, they declared war on Germany on August 3rd 1914.
So "during the 19th century, the society and economy were completely altered due to the many new inventions created"(Essay written by Haisam Daouk, Hayat Showail, Kristelle Manassian, and Shahnaz Maktabi). Also, population increased all over the world. The rate of Industrial growth in 1913 right before the World war one increased dramatically in UK, France, Germany, Russia, and Italy. These five countries(and Austria-Hungary) are the main countries of World War one. These events all lead to Militarism, a better economy and foreign trade, led to countries having more money to buy weapons.
earA Rhetorical look at Pearl Harbor Address to the Nation Given by Franklin Delano Roosevelt David Thayer English 112 This speech was in relations to the horrible and reprehensive attack on Midway. It was the start of the Unites States in World War II (WWII). The influence this speech had on the American people was of great importance to the acceptance of our entrance to the war. It showed that by allowing the people to know the gravity of this incident it would get their approval. President Roosevelt used Pathos and Logos to attract the nation to the idea that if we did not act swiftly with force we would get attacked again and many more innocent lives would be taken.
Austria declared war on Serbia, which provoked Russia to help the Serbians, which led to Germany declaring war on Russia and France, which triggered England to declare war on Germany. Hostilities promulgated to the European colonies in Africa, Asia and the Middle East as many other nations joined in the conflict. Another factor contributing to World War I was the economic competition and conflicts erupting from power struggles over the colonial empires that had been building up through the last decade. Britain and Germany were in a power struggle after the Industrial Revolution to ensure raw materials were utilized and produced for their particular needs. Many people in the region surmised it was only a matter of time before the two major powers had expanding confrontations regarding these raw materials and workers themselves.
Winston Churchill in early 1914 said Europe was an “exceptional tranquillity” the First World War was declared in 1914 when Germany and their ally Austria-Hungary announced war on; Belgium, France, Britain and Russia also known as the ‘Triple Entente’ drawing each respective empires from across the world against the ‘Central Powers’. Many people blame Germany for the outbreak of the war, but how accountable are they? This essay will investigate how far Germany can be blamed for the war spanning 4 years from 1914-1918 claiming approximately 10 million peoples lives and leaving long lasting bitterness in Europe for years to come. Germany could be blamed for the First World War, as it had ambition that out-weighed the capability of what the world could provide and the expectation of a brand new ruthless leader in Kaiser Wilhelm II. This in addition to the point that Germany had just been through an industrialisation stage and was trying establish itself as a world power lead to the First World War as this ambition lead to other countries becoming threatened.
This was a war that encountered intense manpower and demands of huge amount of resources and all belligerents going through extensive war planning methods. In the following paragraph we would analyze the different factors involved in a total war, using Britain as a country of focus during the period of the Second World War. Britain during the end 1930s was not ready for a world war, but it was inevitable so they had to join. After Germany invaded Poland, Britain were obliged to participate in the war due to the pact that they signed confirming that they would protect Poland in case of any invasion. In order to fight a world war, Britain had to proceed with a mobilization of its resources in order to win the war.
The US at the time of the bombing of Hiroshima was led by Harry S. Truman, who had been pushed into the position of leadership by the death of Roosevelt. The bombing was almost three months to the day after the defeat of Germany in Europe. This date is of major significance when considering the relation between the dropping of the bomb and the affect on Russia, because of part of the agreements made at the Yalta Conference. This was a meeting of the "Big Three" – the Soviet Union, United States, and Great Britain - to discuss the plans for winning the war. At this conference, the Soviet Union promised to begin helping in the battle in the Pacific Theater three months after the defeat of Germany.
Essay - causes of WW1 WW1 began in Aug 1914. There were many causes in the lead up to the war but it was the assassination of the Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand on 28th June 1914 that is seen as the main trigger that set off the declarations of war. The causes of WW1 are complicated and involve the various Alliances between countries, as well as the forces of Imperialism, Nationalism, Militarism and many crises that occurred around that time. There were various alliances, (agreements of help) between countries, who then were known as Allies. In 1879 the Dual Alliance was formed by Germany and Austria to protect each other from Russia.
It was highly likely that the British would’ve joined the war at some point because they felt threatened by Germany’s expanding Empire; however, the Schlieffen Plan sped up the time in which the British joined the war. The long term effect of this was that the war changed from a war between France and Germany to a war between most European countries. The Schlieffen Plan was necessary for Russia to mobilise their armies because even though Russia had a large and strong army, it was not ready to use. This is why the German’s assumed it would take six weeks for the