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The Paris Peace Treaties
1,644 wordsThe Paris Peace Treaties (1919 - 1920) IB History To the subject and passive onlooker, those meticulous organizers of the Paris Peace Treaties allowed for an unfortunate amount of flaws to enter their task of creating a treaty that could satisfy all of the nations of not only Europe but of the world as well equally. Yet one must attempt to put that passiveness behind and admit that those of the time of post World War I had truly no idea what was to come of their decisions. Thus, the decisions of...
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The Causes Of First World War
1,155 wordsIntroduction There are a lot of reasons for the outbreak of the First World War. In this project I will be explaining the causes of the first world with such topics in the Long term section such as Germany's defeat of France in the Franco - Prussian war, the development of the alliance system, naval rivalry, colonial rivalry and the rivalry of Russia and Austria in the Balkans. Also I will be explaining the short term causes which are The assassination at Sarajevo, Austria's determination to pun...
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The Reason For Start Of First World War
931 wordsI Feel that there many reasons for the start of the First World War and not just one, I think its a bit more complicated than that. I have put them into six categories but could be split into more if necessary. All the categories concern the main powers of Europe. The war was mainly started by feuds between the powers. There are alliances between the powers, The Triple Alliance, which contained: Germany, Austria and Italy. The Triple Entente, which contained: Great Britain, Russia and France. Th...
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Franco Prussian War South German States
1,741 words... sian's were firing at them from the ground, the sailors would shout, Death to the invaders! or Vive la France! When the sharpshooters were unable to bring down these balloons, the Prussians tried unsuccessfully to develop weapons to bring them down. They developed a special anti-balloon field gun. The French Minister of the Interior, Leon Gambetta and his chief assistant, Charles Louis de Sales de Freycinet, left by balloon to go to Tours to take charge of the provisional government. The cro...
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Austro Hungarian Empire First World War
2,097 words... the British in the North Sea. Germany and Austria also had military agreements. When the First World War was fought, it was to be fought by all powers because they had made the military plan cooperatively and very few people inside or outside government circles expected a long and destructive world war 13. As a result of the armaments race, all the European powers felt they were prepared for a war by 1914. There were two kinds of nationalism in 19 th Century Europe, the desire of subject peo...
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War With Germany Alsace And Lorraine
2,730 words... Alliance, attacked Turkey, in order to conquer Tripoli, the required colonial territory. This undertaking brought her to the brink of a war with Austria, which, as the supreme Power in the Balkan Peninsula, can never tolerate the encroachment of Italy into those regions. The Triple Alliance, which in itself represents a natural league, has suffered a rude shock. The ultimate reason for this result is found in the fact that the parties concerned with a narrow, shortsighted policy look only to...
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President Woodrow Wilson World War Ii
2,650 wordsPresident Woodrow Wilson regarded himself as the personal representative of the people. " No one but the President, " he said, " seems to be expected to look out for the general interests of the country" (Internet 1). He developed a program of progressive reform and asserted international leadership in building a new world order. In 1917 he proclaimed Americans entrance into World War I a crusade to make the world " safe for democracy. " Wilson had seen the difficul...
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