The Cold War HIS/135 Assignment The Cold War Before World War II Britain, France and the United States allied with Russia to combine forces against Germany. The war had a devastating effect on the land and people outside the western hemisphere. After the war the United States and Soviet Union emerged as the world’s superpowers replacing Germany, France and England (Davidson, 2005). The United States power was supported by a growing economy, large military and the atomic bomb. In contrast the war took a toll on the Soviet Union, their lands were in ruin but they still had a formidable military (Davidson, 2005).
Kyle 1 Mr. CHC 2D1/2D2 Tuesday June 10, 2014 Force’s with Bad Luck During world war two, Germany’s leader, Adolf Hitler, decides to break his pact with the Soviet Union and invade. This is one of the major decisions, which in time, helped Germany loose the war. It was also a factor in helping convince the Soviet Union to join the war and fight for the allies. In June 1941 after Germany had taken over most of Europe, Adolf Hitler decides to become greedy. How did Hitler invade the soviet Union, why did he invade the Soviet Union, and how does the novel “Soldier X” by Don Wulffson, describe war to what war was really like.
Decline and Fall of the Romanovs Why did Russia enter World War 1? Russia entered World War One for many reasons. One was to come to the defence of its ally Serbia after it was attacked by Austria-Hungary because of an assasination believed to have been commited by Serbia. Another reason was when Germany declared War on the 1st of August 1914 for mobilizing its troops the day beforehand. The final reason was Russia’s involment in the Triple Entente, an loose agreement between Russia, France and the United Kingdom .
How Did the Versailles Treaty Help Cause World War 2? The most crucial event of twenty centuries is the World War 2. It started in 1939 and end in 1945. The terms of the Treaty of Versailles were too harsh it helped cause WWII. Treaty of Versailles was the peace treaty which officially ended World War I. it was very burdensome on the German economy.
America later entered the war on the side of the Allies in , despite their efforts to stay neutral. America entered WW1 for three reasons, German submarine warfare, the Zimmerman Telegram, and economic interests with Britain and France. America entered WW1 because of German Submarine warfare. U.S ships traveling to Britain were sunk and damaged while traveling to Germany because of German announced unrestricted warfare against all ships
Historical Background World War I, also known as The Great War, was an international conflict lasting from 1914 to 1918. The driving force that led nations to war was imperialism. It was fought between the Central Powers (consisting mainly of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Turkey) and the Allied Powers (consisting mainly of France, Great Britain, Italy, Russia, Serbia, the United States, and Japan). The United States maintained neutrality in the conflict until 1917, when war on Germany was officially declared. American military and economic contributions to the Allied war effort helped to turn the course of the war and eventually led to the defeat of the Central Powers.
In 1933, Hitler, leader of the Nazi party, was named Chancellor of Germany. After World War I the League of Nations had forced Germany to accept responsibility for the war. They lost land, were banned from building new submarines and aircraft, and had to pay for damages caused by the war. (Gordon, page 343) Hitler and the Nazi party wanted revenge on the winners of World War I and the Socialists, Communists, and Jews, who he blamed for Germany’s loss in World War I. (Ward and Burns, page 16) Hitler decided to take over other countries and to kill Jews.
Continuation of History Daniela de Lara UNIT 10 Chapter Thirty-Four: By the 1930s, extreme nationalists had gained power in Italy, Germany, and Japan, which became known as the Axis powers. By seeking to exp and through military conquest, these countries began World War II. In 1941, the United States entered the war as one of the Allied powers. VOCABULARY: Totalitarianism In 1924, Joseph Stalin became the dictator of the communist Soviet Union. Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler gained power by promising to restore German strength.
Another Reason the United States got involved was the Zimmerman telegram. It was a telegram that was sent From Germany to Mexico but was intercepted by Great Britain Saying that if Mexico went to war with The United States They Germany Would help them. Germany Also Promised Mexico Lost Territory in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona. The War Impacted In Different Ways with the most important National Economy Followed by Civil Liberties and Public Attitudes. The economy of the United States really fell; it left America in dept.
The End of Empires by Brandon Lim Empires are made of colonies from other countries; and are ruled by a single monarch that may differ in title, for example, the Tsar in Russia, King in England and Kaiser in German. As the twentieth century loomed, the world was dominated by the Great Powers .These nations were Great Britain, Russia, Germany, France and Austria- Hungary and had extensive possessions away from their sovereign state. It was becoming apparent that if the dissolution of the Great Empires were to happen, something big must take place. World War One would spell the end of empires but what led up to the terrible war is just as important. Key events include the Franco- Russian War, alliance systems and the assassination of Franz