The Consequences Of WW1: The Death Of The Cold War

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WW1 was a tremendously devastating war. This led to Hitler rising to power, then WW2, then the cold war, then the world problems we have today. However, the morning Gavrilo Princip woke up to kill the archduke of Austria-Hungary, what if he slipped down his steps? What if WW1 never happened? The chances of WW1 never happening are slimmer than slim, but it could have happened. What if it did? If Gavrilo Princip hadn’t killed the archduke, WW1 MIGHT never have happened. Gavrilo Princip killing the archduke was like a spark. Before WW1, Europe was on edge. Picture it as a big tank of gasoline. The death of the archduke was like a match falling into the gas tank. Gavrilo Princip was like the teenager who figured it would be a good idea to throw a match into a tank of gasoline. If he didn’t throw that match, there would more than likely be another teenager with another match with a brilliant idea. But what if there wasn’t? What if the whole world calmed down and realized, “Hey, what would we gain from this?” Then, Germany would never lose, Austria- Hungary would have never fallen, and Hitler would have never come to power. For these to happen, there had to have been conflict. For there to be conflict, there had to be a spark. If WW1 never happened, WW2 MIGHT have never happened. WW2 started when with Hitler invading Poland and Czechoslovakia. If WW1 had never happened, Hitler would not have come to power. Hitler came to power after everyone got sick of democracy. Everyone got
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