How Did World War 1 Change The World

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Before World War I the world’s most powerful countries were fraught with nationalistic ideals that increased friction amongst them. With the start of a Second Industrial Revolution, these countries, such as Great Britain, Russia, France, Austria-Hungary, and Germany, developed exponentially economically and produced complex realignments socially and politically. World War I, although seemingly sudden, was not a surprise; however, the consequences of the war did change the world. The impact the Second Industrial Revolution had on countries was the kick start of growth from a recession that hurt everyone. Along with economic growth came the increase in nationalism, war, and the fight for expansion. Leaders, such as Otto von Bismark, used nationalism
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