26 Feb. 2010. < http://find.galegroup.com/gtx/infomark.do?&contentSet=IAC- Documents&type=retrieve&tabID=T003&prodId=ITOF&docId=A101260791&source=g ale&srcprod=ITOF&userGroupName=lfpl&version=1.0> Coughlan, John. "God and Caesar in the New Europe." America 4 Aug. 2003: 20. General OneFile.
Britain gained control and promised the Arabs independence as soon as Palestine was able to get back on their feet and rule again. “ The British promised the Palestinian Arabs independence” 2Their reason for that was to thank them for helping Britain defeat the Turks. Even though Britain Promised the Palestinian’s their independence, they were unaware of their hidden agenda. They had already made the same promise to the Jews. Britain’s foreign secretary Balfour drafted the Balfaur Declaration.
Its job was to collect information and to undermine the USA’s opponents, none more so than the USSR. In June 1947, George Marshall, Us secretary of state announced an ambitious plan. It would provide American money to help countries of Europe recover from the war. He believed that by supplying this money that these countries could stand up to the USSR. The trading links, he knew, would also be good aspect if these European countries weren’t able to trade with America a recession could occur.
It is important to understand the causes of WWII because the war was a dominating part of the late 1930’s and 1940’s, and because the war laid the groundwork for the cold war. It also was a key part of leading America out of the Great Depression, which could have lasted years longer if the industrial production of the war had not taken place. The Treaty of Versailles did not make WWII inevitable, even though it may be tempting to claim so. Works Cited Goodman, George W. "Commanding Heights." PBS.
July 2000. Para 1. Retrieved 15 Nov 2011< http://www.ce-review.org/00/26/zajmi26.html> 25. ibid. Para 12. 26 Outcome Document of the 2005 United Nations World Summit (A/RES/60/1) Source: http://unpan1.un.org/intradoc/groups/public/documents/un/unpan021752.pdf.