Militarism: One Cause Of World War I

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One cause of World War I was Militarism. Germany had an industrialized military and spent millions of dollars on weapons and trying to improve and prepare them for war. Many other countries seen this newfound competition and started to try and rebuild their armies and navy so they could keep up. France and Russia were also other big spenders in the war. With Germany’s new and improved army, they started to gain confidence and were convinced that they could win a war. Germany was very focused on utilizing their army. As soon as the war declared, Germany without a doubt didn’t hesitate to “make the first move.” This caused a problem however because of the other nations rush to industrialize their armies and try to make them just as good or if
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