The tense battle between the triple entente and the triple alliance may have been blamed on Germany alone but really there are quite a few more details that came into play when starting this terrible fight. One little argument between two countries turned into a full out world war that ended with 38 million casualties The underlying causes of WWI include the forming of alliances across Europe, the quick ride in military and supplies, each country 's intense love for their nation, and the fast imperialization that was spreading across Europe. The forming of alliances built up tensions between all of Europe which helped cause WWI. In Document A, the triple entente is shown to be surrounding the triple alliance which made everyone believe that a war would spark from the high tensions. This was an underlying cause because when all of Europe began to become distrustful everyone hastily began to pick sides before the war had even started.
Tybalt always wanted to fight Romeo. Tybalt and Mercutio get into a fight because of some upsetting words Tybalt said. In the fight Tybalt kills Mercutio, which get Romeo upset. Then Romeo kills Tybalt, which gets him banished form Verona, Italy. So the long-standing family feuding and fate are the cause of Romeo and Juliet’s deaths.
After the assassins of Caesar such as Brutus and Cassius have gained power, they face opposition from the supporters of Caesar such as Mark Anthony and Octavius. As Mark Antony and Octavius have ensued a battle against Brutus and Cassius, the Romans have split themselves up over the death of Caesar. While Cassius and Titinius have died, the death of Caesar has heralded the death of the opponents of Caesar. Realizing this ,Brutus calls to the spirit of Julius Caesar, “O, Julius Caesar, thou art mighty yet,- Thy spirit walks abroad and turns our swords-In our proper entrails.”5:3:94-96 With the might of Caesar’s spirit turning the swords of his opponents to kill themselves, the spirit of Caesar has killed the assassinators. As the assassins are dying, the spirit and might of Julius Caesar have killed off those that have killed him.
The growing fear of the Muslim threat caused a spark which ignited into the Second Crusade. This crusade was led by two powerful European rulers, King Louis of France and King Conrad of Germany. There was poor communication between the two leaders and their forces were largely divided, as a result they both suffered crushing defeats at the hands of the Turks. Upon failing to secure Edessa, the crusaders marched to Jerusalem to regroup. There they decided to launch an assault on Damascus, which was occupied by the Muslims at the time.
Throughout the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the unrest and turmoil in Europe created serious tension among society. High-ranking political figures needed to find a way to calm the European population down by giving them somebody to blame for the current and developing problems, since they feared that they would be forced to take responsibility for the chaos. These leaders held the Jewish population accountable for the deteriorating quality of life in Europe, especially in regards to the economic instability. Anti-Semitism initially spread in Europe when the Dreyfus Affair gained publicity in 1894. The French had suffered a devastating loss to Germany in the Franco-Prussian War, and French politicians were under scrutiny for
The English Revolution, which took place in the mid-1600s, was one of the most violent and harshest revolutions in the history of mankind. Conflicts between members of Parliament and the King during this revolution were constantly weakening the country and something needed to happen to end it. Thankfully for England, the Glorious Revolution was a successful end to the English Revolution. During the English Revolution, there were disputes between the King and Parliament over three major topics. The first of which was their disagreements about politics.
In the early 1500s, Italy was in turmoil, divided into many separate factions and independent kingdoms that perpetually fought amongst themselves. It was incapable of being unified under a single ruler. From this tumultuous environment, Machiavelli- a statesman and political philosopher at the time, read about the power and grandeur of the Ancient Roman Republic and Roman Empire. Upon reading of the former glory of Italy he became consumed with deciphering the secrets that would make Italy great once again. He compiled his findings in several books.
World War 2 and its Effect on American Society The 1930’s witnessed the rise of aggressive, totalitarian regimes. After World War 1, Germany became a fascist state under the leadership of Adolf Hitler, Mussolini started to gain political control of Italy, and Imperial Japan became ever more aggressive to its Asian neighbors. This was all leading up to a global conflict. With Germany invading Poland in 1939, the world was again in a state war. World War 2 was a very turbulent time for the world, and especially for the United States.
Greed for power leads corrupt leaders to pursue power through ruthless and violent ways, putting their countries in an unstable state. Macbeth commits murders and violent acts to earn his absolute power, but his corrupt mindset of yearning power leads to instability in the Scotland. After hearing from the witches, Macbeth admits that, “My thought, whose murder yet is but fantastical/ Shakes so my single state of man/ That function is smother'd in surmise /and nothing is but what is not.” (Shakespeare 1.3.52-55). Macbeth is influenced by his greed for power to use ruthless actions, in this case to kill Duncan to receive the crown he thinks he needs to earn that power. Overwhelmed by his greed, he is already thinking about the “murder” as he
During the 18th century many countries throughout Europe went through a period that would forever change the way they thought about society, politics, philosophy, science, and even religion - such period was better known as the Enlightenment or Age of Reason. After the Thirty Year’s War, which lasted from 1618 to 1648, several German writers wrote frankly about the perishes of war, criticized the ideas of nationalism and warfare that led to such terrible times for the people. Among such authors were Hugo Grotius and John Comenius, who were of the first Enlightenment minds to go against tradition and propose better solutions. Enlightenment thinkers in Britain, in France and throughout Europe questioned traditional authority and embraced the notion that humanity could be improved through rational change. The Enlightenment produced numerous books, essays, inventions, scientific discoveries, laws, wars and revolutions.
WW1, the reason for the deaths of millions, but what started this war? There are indeed many causes that lead to WW1 but greed was the real reason that started this great war that ruined the home of many. Wanting more of everything e.g. land, resources, money etc. Greed that leads the people of Serbia to assassinate Archduke so they could stop his reign and to break Serbia off from the Austro-Hungry empire.
Before the start of World War One there were many things that had contributed to starting it, the most immediate cause that started it would be the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. When the war was coming to an end and Germany was losing they had to surrender due to certain factors such as the British blockade and their untrained army with low resources. The causes that began World War One were things like Alliances between countries, growing armies, and the major cause and start to the War: the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. The main alliances were the Triple Entente (Allies) and the Triple Alliance (Axis). The Triple Entente consisted of Britain, Russia and France and the Triple Alliance had Germany, Italy and Austria-Hungary.
At its pinnacle, the Roman Empire had ruled gargantuan empire, with different classes, histories, and cultures. These differences caused disloyalty within its provinces, rebellion, and eventually, the fall of Rome.From soldiers to taxes, the empire tried to stop these conflicts, but these attempts only increased tensions if anything, and soon enough, the cracks in the wall that is Rome became too deep to be fixed, and the Roman empire fell.Showing, Rome divided itself with mistreatment more than it ever united with wealth. One way in which Rome was divided is the distrust towards Rome the provinces the empire had conquered held. Constantly at war, Rome loved conquering new territory and they had a good reason for it, too. Obtaining land