The Effects of World War I on Europe

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The effects of modernism and culturism were enormous and everlasting on the citizens of Europe and for many other nations from all around the world and there people. In the prevent of World War I, in the beginning of the 20th century, was a time when one might say the world was being reborn or re-geared. Many changes were happening to the world in beginning of the new century, you had technology developments: such as, the automobile and airplane. There were nations growing in power and strength; nations of Europe were stronger than ever, while other new power players were emerging such as the United State, Russia, and Japan. The world was growing up, becoming smarter, and with this came the want and desire for power and control. It was only a matter of time with these already powerful nations and emerging nations to collide with one and another ideologically, politically, economically, and eventually militarily. These are some of the reasons leading up to the War to end all Wars. Its hard if not impossible to speak about and write about the culture of Europe at the beginning of the 20th century without mentioning World War I, if one was not to use dates, this would have to be the time that the world moved into the 20th century. Using lamens terms, World War I was the changing of the guard, out with the old and in the with the new. In World War I you had horse calvary charges being waged against trenches supported by automatic machine-gun fire. Yes this probably happened in other wars in other areas afterwards, but this was a planned, educated, and practiced event that always seemed to work in the past. So why not continue to use what has always worked in the past. The 20th century in the military sense is where you had... ... middle of paper ... ..., fighting, and dying. The effects of modernism and culturism on the society of Europe during World War I, lead to significant leaps in technology with that came death on a scale never seen before. Also one could argue it lead to a century of more death, war, and fighting. NOTES 1. 2. 3. 4. Works Cited NOTES 1. 2. 3. 4.
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