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World War One was caused by several factors. There is the obvious spark that caused it, when Archduke Franz Ferdinand (heir to Austro-Hungarian throne killed by a Serbian nationalists) was assassinate... Read more
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World War I erupted in 1914, but there were many things leading up to this. Some of the reasons this horrible war started are militarism, alliances, and nationalism. These were some of the main reas... Read more
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After leaving the Senate House of Sarajevo on 28th of June 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie where brutally shot by Serbian Nationalist Gavrilo Princip, a member of the Nationalist gr... Read more
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World war 1 started when the Austrian Archduke was murdered by a serbian nationalist. This cause Austria to declare war on Bosnia. Germany, Austrain's ally, joined in on the war effort. Since Russi... Read more
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The First World War took place in 1914 and went on until 1918. After four years of `slaughter' and killing, in the end a few of the issues had been resolved, but it left 10 million people dead. The 28... Read more
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War does not start in a day. The immediate cause of World War 1 (WW1) was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, but there were three more underlying tensions that were imperialism, militaris... Read more
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"Wars are caused by miscalculations of the aggressors, and the failure of politicians and diplomats to exercise crisis management" a statement that with respect to World War I is generally true for ma... Read more
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There were many events that lead the United States into World War I. The three main events were the British propaganda, the sinking of the Lusitania, and the Zimmerman telegram. These events are linke... Read more
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There are many factors, which could have caused the First World War. Some are long-term factors, and others are short-term factors, or triggers. Some of these factors are linked. Firstly, tension had... Read more
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World War 1 erupted in 1914. World War 1 had many countries involved but not all of them entered at the same time. There were three sides to choose from at the beginning of World War 1. One option... Read more
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World War 1 Essay Essay Topic: - What caused World War 1" Beginning on the 4th August, 1914 and eventually coming to a peaceful conclusion during the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month 1918... Read more
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World War I was a conflict that lasted from 1914 to 1918. Chemical weapons, like poison gas were used for the first time, the first mass bombardment of civilians from the sky was executed, and some of... Read more
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World-War-One began in 1914 and lasted for four years. Historians have debated over the many causes of this war. This essay will look at the extent to how the alliance system was a cause for the war b... Read more
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Although Germany was a part of the causes of the First World War it was not the only reason it began. One of the major causes was imperialism, the want of an empire. During the very early 1900s B... Read more
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World War II was the worst war anyone had seen to that date. Often referred to as the "Great War", or the "War to End all Wars" because many thought there would never be another war this calamitous. N... Read more
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Upon looking back at the years of World War I, it is noticeable that there was not one sole factor responsible for the war, but there were many causes of it. It can be seen that the three key factors... Read more