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    Trenches In World War I

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    During World War I, the majority of the fighting on the western front was done from trenches. These trenches were built differently by each country, but they all served the same goal, to provide soldiers cover and concealment, as any movement outside of trenches could be extremely costly. The life of a typical soldier fighting in World War I trenches is characterized by zero sleep, rat infestations, amputations, and a constant fear of death. The fighting in these trenches was violent and often seemed

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    The war of World War I begin in Europe starting from 1914 to 1918, the war also known as the great war included many countries who had alliances. Like Austria-Hungary, Italy and Germany as well as Britain, France and Russia. But the spark of the war was when Franz Ferdinand then gets assassinated, but there 's more to it as well. There were many beliefs in the nations like nationalism, militarism and as well as alliances. Without these beliefs their would have been a different outcome to the war or

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    Europe, drawing in countries from across the world. World War I was not, at first, a global war; it started with Austria-Hungary simply declaring war on Serbia. Due to the alliance system, imperialism, and nationalism, the war only expanded and became more complex. Even with these facts, many historians believe that the war was pointless and unnecessary. Through analyzing that it was not circumstantial but desired and therefore, bound to happen, World War I may have the ability to be seen as pointless

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    Cause Of World War I

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    World War I started in 1914, after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and lasted until 1918. During the dispute, Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire, the Central Powers, fought against Great Britain, France, Russia, Italy, Romania, Japan and the United States, the Allied Powers. The main cause of WWI was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife at Sarajevo on the 28th of June in 1914. However, historians feel that a number of factors contributed

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    ideas and welfare became the main focus of school. The fear of Germany during World War I also caused schools to censor positive information about Germany. Progressive education provided the basis of society’s beliefs and ideas during World War I and would continue to affect America throughout history. World War I is an extremely important and influential war that continues to affect modern society of the entire world through progressive

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    As much as the United States wanted to stay neutral during World War I, it proved impossible. This meant the United States had to raise the forces and money to wage war. The United States had desperately tried to stay neutral. However, ties to Britain, propaganda, the sinking ships by German U-boats, and a German attempt in the Zimmermann Note to get Mexico to declare war on the U.S pushed the United States to get involved. Thus, the President during this mayhem is the most important figure for America

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    World War I, a crucial event in the history of not only Australia, but the world, occurred from July 28th, 1914 and ceased on the 11th of November, 1918. During these four years, the role of women within Australian society was modified and changed for history. Throughout WWI, women had various jobs including providing medical aid and support to the men who were fighting in the war. This evolved into women completing engineering work and crucial public roles such as working as police, transport conductors

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    during the American Revolutionary War (Submarine). The submarine was used in many wars, but did not show great success until World War I and World War II (Submarine). It was during these wars that germany began calling their fleet of submarines U-Boats. The U-Boat during world war I was the same as most experimental submarines except for the fact that it included torpedoes for weapons and was built stealthier than the earlier submarines (U-boat). During World War I the U-Boat was a vital part in the

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    World War I was one of the most known war known to history. The battles that took place during this time would change the world as we know it. The cause of this war was caused by many things like how many European nations started treaties and alliances that would make the other get into the war if one was attacked. Militarism and Imperialism is what made the war so bad and impacted the whole world, Militarism is when all these nations started stocking weapons and building warships, and Imperialism

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    Like what was stated earlier, Serbian Nationalism later caused World War I. Exchanges were extremely important during the War. Items like weapons and food had to be transported from country to country help out during the war. Countries had to come up with who they wanted help and fight for during the war, and who they had to fight against. Exchange however, doesn 't only deal with trade. Exchange also relates to the concept of exchanging

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    believes that trench warfare was a result of warfare over the past wars eventually evolving into what became trench warfare. On the other side, the break or transition camp believes that there was an event or other circumstance that caused warfare to completely change and become trench warfare. The first camp believes that there was no major break in the way warfare was fought and that trench warfare was the same as previous wars just fought in the trenches. In the second camp, the scholars believe

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    World War I was often referred to as "The Great War". It began in 1914 and ended in 1918. America witnessed much devastation in this time period. In these four years alone nearly 9 million people died and millions more were maimed, crippled, grief stricken, or psychologically scarred (Coetzee, 11). World War I is considered by some, the first man-made catastrophe of the twentieth century. Many scholars still debate the underlying causes of World War I. There are many things that contributed to the

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    Women Before World War I

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    Before World War I, women were not seen as equals to men. Until only recently, women being treated like garbage was nothing out of the ordinary. Their only significance in society’s view was to have children, clean the house, and cook for the family. Women were rarely found living without a husband because they were thought to be unable to support themselves financially. These oppressing ideas were only tiny sparks to the flame women would unleash once World War I began. No longer would the role

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    World War I brought many new ideas and different concepts that would either benefit or cause major consequences throughout the war. This was the time of the incredibly dreadful “Trench warfare”. Roden simply placed a picture in our mind by saying “We have had another terrible week of it in the trenches.” These trenches were used as a protective barrier between their enemy and No-Mans Land. Not only did the trenches provide protection, it also brought many other deadly factors such as diseases, rodents

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    A. Introduction World War I, commonly known as the Great War, is easily the most notable war in history. Taking place around Europe, the Great War left behind an astounding loss of 9 million soldiers and an additional 21 million injured rendering it, undeniably, the largest war in terms of casualties. Such immense war brought about vast changes economically, politically, and socially still lasting to this day. The consequences of World War I comprise economic decline of participating nations, wide

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    The Great War started in 1914 and went on until 1919. It was sparked by the assassination of the president of Austria,Franz Ferdinand, in June 1914. Growing forces of nationalism, alliances and economic factors also helped spark WW1. He was murdered by a Serbian nationalist in Bosnia, and a series of threats and mobilization orders followed the incident, leading in August, to the outbreak of World War I, which sparked Germany, Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire to run against Great Britain, France

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    World War I the battle between two powers known as the Allied Powers and the Central Powers. The Allied powers were made up of France, Japan, Russia, United States Serbia, Italy, Romania, Portugal, Britain and Greece. While the Central forces were Germany, Austro – Hungarian Empire, Ottoman Turkey, and Bulgaria. These countries, in their own way, played major parts in the war. Not only was it the First World War but it was a first for many things like Chemical Warfare, and the first time that

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    World War I In Literature

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    in the decades prior to World War I British citizens to include soldiers of all walks of life were literate. With an overall literate community when World War I began and caused such mass devastation many took to pen and paper to express their thought and document their individual experiences as well as tell the story of others (“World War I in Literature,” n.d.). Many women and men begin to document their stories during and after World War I. Katherine Mansfield said "I feel in the profoundest sense

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    World War 1 officially began on July 28, 1914, and lasted until November 11, 1918. It all began after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary. Although the assassination did help the start of the war many other things helped too. Some other things that led up to World War 1 are militarism, alliances, and imperialism. Also even though World War 1 happened over 100 years ago, things that happened then can be connected to things that are happening today. One main cause of the

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    Causes of World War I World War I was one of the worst battles in history. The number of money spent and deaths are unbelievable. Nations spent millions on the war. Militarism was a huge factor as to why the war was caused, as too many other reasons including Imperialism and Allies. The war was caused because of the distrust and accusations made by one nation to another. Militarism is the belief of keeping a strong military. Each nation would spend millions on weapons and keeping their military

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