How Did Germany Contribute To Ww2

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Prior to World War I Germany, had a good economical and industrial framework and was financially sound and it had an exceptional agriculturally based economy with little to no industrial power compared to other European countries such as Great Britain and France however, within a few years Germany started to industrialize vigorously and its economy underwent an abrupt change from agricultural to industrial and they had the largest economy among its European counterparts. Because of their great power and economic stability, it gave Germany a hunger for more power and more money subsequently leading them to try to expand their territory, even if it meant casting themselves into war with one of the continents superpowers. Germany’s arrogance led to a battle against France and gained a very useful part of their territory called Alsace- Lorraine, which remained in their power until the end of World War I. With the holdings from Alsace- Lorraine, as it had an abundant supply of iron, Germany could advance its economy further, which gave them a sense self- importance. This also led to Germany moving on to a much bigger target at the time, Britain, which they considered the most powerful country in Europe. Germany’s administrative staff argued …show more content…

These advancements paved the way for future developments in the postwar years. Militarism affected more than policy, it also established a new culture, the media and public opinion. The press held up military leaders as heroes, depicted opposing nations as belligerent and frequently engaged in conversations of war. Although. Militarism did not start World War I. it was a contributing factor. However, it required a turning point or a political crisis to create an environment where war, and not negotiation or diplomacy, was considered the best way to determine international

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