Cause And Effect Of World War 1 Essay

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Causes and Effects of WWI World War I was known as the war that would never end, however may people don’t know what happened during the war and the good things that came out of it. World War One was the bloodiest war. Approximately 37.47 million people were killed, wounded, missing, and taken as prisoners (Sacks 91). Nine million soldiers were killed and 21 million were wounded (“World War I”). More than 20,000 soldiers were killed by all explosions (Bull). There are many factors that led to the start of World War I including: the forming of alliances, militarism, nationalism, and the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand; the war itself brought about political, economic and social changes. In 1912 Woodrow Wilson was elected as President of the United States (Ross 37). The U.S was on the right track. The economy was good. Many say WWI was caused by nationalism and militarism (Ferguson contents) .People don’t realize that there were many events that led to the war. The most important event that led to World War One was the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand. On June 28, 1914 Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austro- Hungarian Empire and his wife were…show more content…
On April 22, 1916 German troops began to round up Beligain workers for Deportation to Germany (Interactive WWI timeline). The Belgians were very scared about what was going to happen to them. They also thought about what they left behind and if their house would still be standing if they got back, but more importantly if they were going to make it back alive. On May 10, 1916 Submarine warfare is suspended and Woodrow Wilson threatened breaking of relations with Germany (Interactive WWI timeline). Then a huge battle broke out. The biggest naval battle in WWI was the Battle of Jutland in May 1916 and Germans broke Allied naval blockade (“World War I”). The years 1914-1916 was known as the Russian Revolution (“World War I”). Then Britain won Propaganda War (Ross

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