Nationalism is a strong force of patriotism, and a strong supporter of political independence for one’s country. Nationalism is also one of the main causes that led to the crack of World War 1, since all the powers had a nationalistic pride. Many nations believed that nationalism helps the nation to gain the support for war, in addition to competing with other countries on which nation is the better, stronger and most powerful. The greatest nationalist movement was the Slavic group in the Balkans. The Balkans was a very unstable area, and it was also known as the “sick man of Europe”.
He destroyed his oncoming opponents in the eye of the public which gained him a great reputation and name for himself, perceived as the leader they needed for the positive future in Germany to be. Hitler used every downfall in society including the Treaty of Versailles, the Weimar Republic and the Great Depression as a gain and advantages he had, including being an outsider. Although Hitler was an Austrian, he was always impressed of Germany, he fought for Germany and many Germans didn 't realize he was an
He was a very strong military general, and he extended France power with his “Great Army”. He had brilliant strategies, which helped him win many of his battles such as in Austerlitz and Ulm. He tried to unite Europe, under one French Empire. Napoleon built bridges and canals, that made it easier for people to trade. Some might think that Napoleon took it way too far by attacking Russia which caused him losing a huge amount of his army.
When it comes down to it, I believe that while Napoleon truly did embrace and admire the enlightenment ideals, he was both too quick to force the revolution on others and too proud to let anyone else but himself champion it. In order to better understand the question it is important to know what exactly Napoleon betrayed. The revolution as it relates to France first started showing progress in America with the United States’ Declaration of Independence from English rule. The government that was founded from the American revolution was created based on enlightenment ideals such as civil liberties, a theory put forward by John Locke that government was put into place not by God for reasons only he could fathom but rather by the people in order to protect
During the 1900s, many people took pride in their countries and wanted to prove the world how great their country is. And to do that, they would have to declare and win a war against their rivals. It led to the war for the reason that the overconfidence fueled their strength in militarism. This is probably why other countries such as Portugal and Italy joined the war- simply because of their confidence. There were downsides to it- it made the war longer then everyone thought it would be as there were so many countries fighting, hence being called World War 1.
Winston Churchill should get more praise for what he is doing, because he was an outstanding politician, wrote incredible speeches, and became prime minister for Britain and Won World war II. To start off with, Churchill was a very political man, and many of his successes in life had came from being part of British politics. Many people thought that once Churchill switched his view from conservative to liberal, that was disloyal and opportunistic. Churchill 's role in the political community was one of the many reasons in which how he had made an impact on our world today. Winston Churchill was known for a few major changes during his time.
Joseph Goebbels was hired by Hitler to help him win support for the Nazis through propaganda (Propaganda in Nazi Germany).Joseph Goebbels was excellent at propaganda and had the official title of Mister Propaganda and National Enlightenment. Hitler gave him two main tasks which was to make sure that the German people did not view anything that would be harmful to the Nazi party and that the views of the Nazi party were put forward to the most greatest extent. As a result of these two aims, the Nazi propaganda was extremely significant to Hitler’s rise to power as it gave him the means to convey his ideologies in the best way possible. Nazi Germany introduced the idea of censorship due to Goebbels setting up the Reich Chamber of Commerce. This organisation settled the art, literature, newspapers e.t.c.
Liberal ideas were in favor of the majority in the country so it paved way for further unification as an independent state which emerged from all hierarchy. In order to defeat other powerful enemies, a strong state would have more advantages as it served as a collective defense. Nationalism accelerated the process of unification since it utilized the military force and political support from a large number of patriots and liberalists. Nationalism which was the emphasizing of the national identifying, and aspiration of independence promotes the unification of Italy and Germany because it focused on the majority’s voice in the country. James Stuart Mill, (Doc 2) who was a proponent of national identity, accentuated the necessity of a constitution
Germany became a modern, unified nation under the leadership of the man known as the “Iron Chancellor” Otto von Bismarck, who between 1862 and 1890 effectively ruled first Prussia and eventually came to rule all of Germany. A master of strategy, he initiated well planned wars with several countries such as France to unite independent German states under Prussian leadership. Although he was an arch conservative, Bismarck introduced progressive reforms including the establishment of the first welfare state so that he could achieve his goals. He manipulated European rivalries to make Germany a world power, but in the process, he laid the basis for both World Wars.
Nationalism caught on people actually started to stand up for what they believed in and started to represent their country. I think World War I was fought purely on Nationalism. The people of each country actually wanted to support their country in the war and fought with heart and
However once in power, this idea had resulted into millions of lives caused by him, a dystopian country, and a war that was unnecessary. Hitler did not want to have a democratic government too. He wanted to call all shots without any opposition, which led to him become more of a dictator. Because the Nazi
The United States has had very many heros that served as our presient. Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and George Washington are all heros and were a very important part of our society. They all did everything they could do to make this world a better place, yet they all had their differences in going about doing it. But i will have to say that the strongest president was Thomas Jefferson. Thomas was one of the smartest men to live and not only was he very smart but he had a desire to constantly learn new things.
Assess the impact that Stalin had on Russia and the Russian people. (8) Stalin had a great impact on Russia and the Russian people with his variety of policies and events that took place during his reign. Any events or policies had both short and long term effects for everyone. I will be looking at both of these. Firstly, there was his use of terror on the people.
Joseph Stalin’s determination greatly affected his leadership and led to the beginnings of the Cold War. His determination allowed him to rise to power and destroy all opposition against his reign. The Great Purge, one of the greatest terrors in history, was also done due to his determination to stay in power. This same determination led to, as well as shaped, many of the events of World War 2. His leadership was very similar to the leadership of Adolf Hitler, yet because of his determination, was quite different, and quite possibly more effective.