This situation invited other people to express their discontent with the alliance, and it was eventually dissolved. In this example, tensions were provoked by civil discontent. However, other cases, like Morocco, only served to further antagonize French-German relations as they fought for control of the territory. On the contrary nationalism was so potent because it was embraced by millions of people, mainly because modernization helped it spread rapidly. Born in the French Revolution it's ardent passion for change went along people's ideologies in time of war.
Joseph Feagan Period 7 Causes of World War One During the 19th century, society believed in positive social beliefs for their countries, that would soon bring destruction and war. These national beliefs were Militarism, Nationalism, and Imperialism. While nothing is inevitable, the beliefs of society arranged countries for war from the start. The beliefs gave people fuel, and one wrong move caused them to flare, starting the First World War. Before a nation can be considered a great nation, it needs a strong military for support.
It could be said that every European country involved was partially to blame. Each country, at the turn of the twentieth century, built up their militaries and raced with each other for colonial power. Each country made poltical and military alliances with others and were expected to uphold those promises when war began. Many countries went to war to achieve something for themselves. While Germany and Austria-Hungary are easily blamed for the war because of their pro-war ideals and actions, no country in Europe can escape the blame for a war that lasted much longer than a couple weeks and caused the loss of so much
1. While most believe that the assassination of the Arch-Duke Francis Ferdinand was the sole event that caused the out break of World War I, there were many other underlying events that created the trouble between the major European powers. (section 25-1, Spielvogel). One of the major underlying causes was nationalism. While most thought that every nationality having their own nation-state would help people get along it did nothing but cause even more competition.
American Injustice The United States of America, much like every developed nation before and after it, left a trail of injustice and oppression behind it as it became what it is known as now. However, the United States approached their issues differently: America rebelled against their mother country, England. They were the first nation to do such a thing; the first nation to cut all support from their mother country and end the cycle of abuse that England had set for their American brothers. White American men became powerful through a simple process, education. Education gave them the tools and skills necessary to fight England and thrive as a nation.
Then with King George hitting the settlers with random new taxes and rules, Tea Tax and the Homestead act, the settlers had enough and revolted against King George tyranny. “GIVE ME LIBERTY OR GIVE ME DEATH” was a phrase during the war. Those men and women felt with their liberty they could attain they would achieve better then they are now. They absolutely did achieve better those settlers achieve creating one of the greatest countries in the world. They did that with have their own
Germany had been an empire until the First World War, the loss of which shook the German people to their very foundations. The psychological impact of going from an empire to a defeated nation was utterly traumatic. At the same time, Marxism was raging throughout Europe, toppling numerous governments and seen as a threat everywhere by the establishments. Hitler made people feel they were great again and played to their nationalistic and patriotic sentiments. It was easier for people to believe they were great and stab them in the back than to believe they had been failures and deserved what was happening to them.
Tarnesha Moore, Hello! Because of the mid-fourteenth century pandemic known as the bubonic plague, it greatly affected the European lifestyle since it created a society of people willing to take chances as well as invest in their sense of curiosity to seek a world outside of their own. Under this circumstance, during the fifteenth century, European merchants, royals, along with commoners began voyaging to foreign countries, which successfully resulted in a mass of wealth, foreign exchange of products, as well as fame (Roark et al., 2011). Understanding The American Promise, Vol. I, Roark, et al., Bedford/St.
“The art of propaganda lies in sensing the emotional temper of the broad masses, so that you, in psychologically effective form, can catch their attention and move their hearts…” (Hitler 363) He was able to move their hearts because he used the peoples hatred and feelings of suffering after WWI and the Great Depression to his advantage. Not only did he capture the minds of the people by promoting aspects of life they wanted to change but “driving home your own point of view.” (Hitler, 263) His point of view and goals were to become a top european power militarily, socially, and economically. This required the elimination of people he didn’t have pure German blood and complete support from the people. Indoctrination, brainwashing and manipulation, was an effect of extreme propaganda. The people were completely brainwashed and their mindset absolutely changed and the Third Reich controlled the people “like a puppeteer manipulates the arms of his marionettes…” (Haffner 6) Hitler especially focused on the youth of Germany, in January 1933, the Hitler Youth had only 50,000 members, but by the end of the year it increased to more than 2 million.
The four main causes of World War I, imperialism, nationalism, militarism, and alliances, in my opinion, the one that takes the most blame for the war is alliances. The reason why is because it is what got most of the world involved. When the Archduke was assassinated on June 28, 1914, it started the war. The allies of the sides fight with each other which were the Central Powers and the Allies. Then because some of the allies support imperialism, they compete for colonies and an example of this is France and Germany both wanting colonies in Asia as well as Africa.
The Civil War, 1861-1865, ended up being so calamitous, with the United States leading up to becoming a World Power in the 20th century. There was a collapse in industrialization, initiating the courage and hope of the Americans. The U.S tried to become this world power by attempting to first make their military stronger, offering trades with different countries, by joining different territories as well as buying different ones; they did whatever they had to do in order to become a world power. Setting up markets for raw material, as well as, keeping the inferior people well acquainted is what the imperialists insisted on building the economy. In addition, they felt as though our military force was not strong enough to overcome the obstacles