Ww2 Compare And Contrast Essay

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World War I (WWI) and World War II (WWII) had many causes. They also had many devastating effects on the world. They both have one main similarity and difference for both the causes and effects of the wars. The main similarity in the causes of both wars was imperialism, but the main difference was that WWII had appeasement; the main similarity in the effects of both wars was that there were many political tensions leftover that caused another war, but the main difference was that after WWII, the United Nations (UN) was created. There are many causes of World War I. The immediate cause of the war was the assassination of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand, the heir of the Austria-Hungary throne, but the inchoations of the war date back further and involve national politics, cultures, economics, and coalitions between …show more content…

Everybody was hostile and had mistrust in each other. The League of Nations had not been as successful as planned because the United States did not join it, and there were many political tensions between the world’s powers. Appeasement also played a big role in starting the war. Hitler became the chancellor of Germany, and challenged many treaties. They adopted appeasement because nobody was willing to confront Hitler. After Germany had invaded Poland, rejecting Britain and France’s previous demands, WWII had begun. The main similarity of both WWI and WWII is imperialism. Before WWI, there was increased competition within the world to imperialize and take over, which led the world into war. Before WW2, different countries were also trying to conquer the world. Mainly Germany was the one. They took over Rhinehard, Austria, and Czechoslovakia, which violated various treaties, leading the world into war. The main difference between the causes of both wars was appeasement. Appeasement was the main cause of WWII. They went from appeasement to war. Without appeasement, WWII may not have

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