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Timeline of Tolkien's Life

- ... Previously, Tolkien had been a Professor of English Language at Leeds University, which he had quite enjoyed. Seemingly all of his students, both at Oxford and Leeds, appreciated his teaching, even if he was sometimes difficult to understand (Tolkien was known to be a very indistinct speaker). One of his students, Katherine Ball, spoke of Tolkien’s reading of Beowulf: “We did not know the language he was reading, yet the sound of Tolkien made sense of the unknown tongue and the terrors and the dangers that he recounted—how I do not know—made out hair stand on end....   [tags: The Hobbit, The Silmarillion]

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The First World War

- The First World War was an event that determined the rest of the entire 20th century. The bloody quagmire total warfare, in which not just an enemy’s armed forces but his entire social capacity to wage war became legitimate targets, and the distinction between “soldier” and “civilian” became blurred. World 1 started around 1914 and ended in 1918. Started a local European war between Serbia and Austria Hungary on July 28, 1914 and something led to disaster. It shortly transformed into a global war involving other nations on March 08 in 1914....   [tags: germans, japan, warfare]

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World War 1

- World War 1 The question is who and/or what caused World War 1. Well at the turn of the twentieth century Europe seemed to enjoy a period of peace of progress. But below the surface several forces were at the work and would lead Europe into the Great War. There were many causes of World War 1. Three important causes were: the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand, the tangle of alliances, and the costs of war. These causes had a great toll on World War 1 and questioned the thought if it would ever end....   [tags: World War I WWI WW1]

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Ultra-Nationalism as the Fundamental Factor Leading to the Outbreak of the First World War

- Ultra-Nationalism as the Fundamental Factor Leading to the Outbreak of the First World War There are several factors which caused the outbreak of the First World War, namely ultra-nationalism, neo-imperialismæ–°å¸åœ‹ä¸»ç¾©, the armament raceè»å‚™ç«¶è³½ and Alliance SystemåŒç›Ÿåˆ¶åº¦. Among these factors, to a certain extent在æŸç¨‹åº¦ä¸Š, ultra-nationalism can be viewed被視為 as the fundamental factor leading to the outbreak of the First World War. Hans Kohn describes nationalism as "a state of mindæ€ç¶­ç‹€æ…‹ in which the supreme loyalty最大的效忠 of the individual個人 is felt to be due toå‘è‘— the nation-state"....   [tags: Papers]

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The Main Strengths and Weaknesses of the Major Powers of 20th Century

- The Main Strengths and Weaknesses of the Major Powers of 20th Century At the beginning of the 20th century the five main powers in Europe were Germany, France, Great Britain, Russia and Austria-Hungary. On 28th June 1914 Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, was assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia. Within six weeks most of Europe was at war....   [tags: Papers]

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Who is Responsible for Causing World War I?

- Who is Responsible for Causing World War I. In August of 1914, the war to end all wars began. The First World War saw incredible amounts of casualties because of new fighting techniques and technology, among other reasons. While it is clear who the victors of the war were after the battles had been fought and the Peace of Paris signed, what is not clear is who started this war. Historians have debated this question since the very early stages of the war and it is one that still remains without one concrete answer....   [tags: Papers]

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Germany and Cause of World War I

- Germany and Cause of World War I In 1914, World War 1 broke out between six main countries. These were Britain, France, Russia, Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy. The murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was what triggered off the war but I am here to discuss how there was a lot more to it than the murder of just one man. Germany did not cause the war alone, as will soon come clear. Germany felt encircled, as there was a strong friendship between Russia to the east of Germany and France to the west....   [tags: Papers]

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The Causes of World War One

- The Causes of World War One Some people believe that the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary was the primary cause of World War I, but it was just one event that triggered the conflict. Many other events and political beliefs combined to lead thirty-two nations into war. Resentments from earlier wars, advances in technology and military strength and a chain of alliances all contributed to the first "Great War" of the Twentieth Century. The United States tried to remain neutral, but it was pulled into the Great War, and changed America forever....   [tags: Papers]

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Propaganda During World War Two

- Propaganda During World War Two Needless to say, every one of the wars just mentioned was advertised as a defensive, moralistic, and completely national expedition. Bismarck even went so far as to make an unworkable treaty with Austria so that he could claim, when Austria broke it, that he was waging war in defense of the sacredness of treaties. But no one should be deceived by such propaganda. All these wars were waged in order to maintain certain groups in control in the belligerent countries....   [tags: WWII World War 2 Essays]

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Causes of World War I

- Causes of World War I The Balkan Peninsula has long been known as the “tinderbox of Europe” because it has been an area of conflict and political unrest for centuries. The countries and people that occupy the peninsula are constantly in chaos and at war with each other. This trend continues today with the problems in Bosnia and the recent international crisis in Kosovo. Throughout history, small local incidents in the Balkan Peninsula have escalated into large international crises. World War I is a perfect example of what started as a regional conflict and grew into an all-out European war....   [tags: Papers]

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Factors Leading to World War One in 1914

- Factors Leading to World War One in 1914 By August 1914, the major powers of Europe began a war that would lead to the deaths of over 9 million. The threat of war had been brewing for a long time. Historians point to short time and long time causes. In short term, the road to war began in Sarajevo 28 June 1914 when the archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife went on a state visit. They were attacked when a group of Serbian terrorists tried to throw a bomb into their car. Luckily for the archduke, the attack was unsuccessful....   [tags: Papers]

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The New Immigration And Refugee Problem

- There are many top news breaking stories that are happening around the world, but none of them are as important as the new immigration and refugee problem. Half way around the world in the middle east, there is a new surging number of refugees and immigrants that are traveling and sneaking into Europe. This is a pressing issue, one that most of which the public is unaware of the other side to this story. In the last few weeks there has been stories of lives lost, sacrificed and risked all in the immigration of mass quantities of refugees into Europe....   [tags: Europe, European Union, Immigration, Refugee]

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Distance Learning Followed by World Première

- Distance Learning Followed by World Première Esti Dal (Evening Song) by Katalin Pócs was written for the Indiana University International Vocal Ensemble and harpist Erzsébet Gaál in January 2000. The composition received its world première conducted by Professor Mary Goetze on April 9, 2000 at IU School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana. Katalin Pócs is one of the leading members of the young generation of Hungarian composers. Her compositions include orchestral and chamber works that have been performed throughout Europe....   [tags: Katalin Pocs Evening Song Music Essays]

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The First World War

- The First World War The First World War began as a spark and exploded into a merciless blood bath of money, power, and land. The little spark began in the mountainous Balkans of southeastern Europe where small state-sized nations argued back and forth. For hundreds of years many of these small nations were held under the gripping powers of Turkey, Russia, and Austria-Hungary. It started in the capital of Bosnia, Sarajevo. Bosnia was also a mini-nation of the Austria-Hungary Empire. On the day of June twenty-eight, 1914, the leader of Austria-Hungary and his wife were visiting the city....   [tags: Papers]

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First Global War

- World War, or the Great War as it has become to be called, was the first massive international conflict the Earth had seen. What began as a European conflict would eventually involve nations from around the world. New technologies and industries showed crueler and faster ways of decimating armies than ever before. Countries that were already on the verge of blowing each actually literally did it. It was the United States entry after three years of neutrality that would help end the war with an Ally victory....   [tags: World War One]

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The Treaty of Versailles

- The Treaty of Versailles The Treaty of Versailles, signed at the Paris Peace Conference by the victorious nations, stated that Germany and its allies were primarily responsible for the initiation of World War I. In light of their decision, I believe that the major representatives made a fair and just verdict. Germany seemed to continually push the buttons of the other countries. I feel that Germany’s hostility and disrespect of the other countries is one of the major reasons that the war was actually started....   [tags: Papers]

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To What Extent have Voters and Politicians in Central and Eastern Europe Reverted to Illiberal Policies Since Joining the EU?

- Since joining the EU, countries in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) have been reported to have reverted to illiberal policies. This essay addresses this topic by examining broad trends in the region, firstly defining ‘illiberal policies’ and why these might occur once EU conditionalities have weakened post-accession. It then analyses the extent to which there is evidence of ‘backsliding’, if this is present amongst voters and politicians, and whether it can be explained by weakening EU conditionalities....   [tags: illiberal policies, voters, eu conditionalities]

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To What Extent did the Actions of Germany Lead to the Globalization of The Great War?

- Section A: Plan of Investigation The exact nature of how the First World War not only started, but developed into a global conflict has been debated since July of 1914. This investigation will focus on the question, to what extent did Germany cause the globalization of the Great War. To answer this question, this study will look at various theories and versions of how the war began and turned from a small European dispute to a global conflict....   [tags: world war I history]

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The Ugly Side Of The European Union And The Migration / Refugee Crises

- The Ugly Side of the European Union and the Migration/Refugee Crises The domestic issue that the Middle East is facing today is a very complex mind game for Europe and the rest of the world. Countries such as Syria, Libya, Iraq, and Afghanistan are encountering religious wars and genocides. Additionally, since the beginning of the Syrian war (2011) and the war happening in Libya, thousands of people in these countries have fled into European borders seeking asylum. With the influx of migrants and refugees crossing Mediterranean boards, European countries are now facing a greater and more complex issue that they have not dealt with since the 1940’s — a migrant and refugee crisis....   [tags: Europe, European Union, France, Immigration]

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The Mechanics and Impact of Finance in the First World War

- The nations of Europe utilized all available resources at their disposal in order to fight the First World War. The war’s massive costs included mobilizing millions of soldiers over a sustained period of time, supplying and supporting armies, and incurring other indirect costs. The war did not stop because countries could not pay for these costs. Instead, the belligerents found different ways to finance their war efforts. The mechanics of financing the major Entente and Central powers impacted the fighting and the course of the war....   [tags: World War I]

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East Central Europe Between the Two World Wars by Joseph Rothschild

- “East Central Europe between the Two World Wars,” written by Joseph Rothschild, is ninth volume of the 11-volume series of books written about the history of East Central Europe. Each book in the series provides study of specific period of time in different historical context and this particular volume concentrates on the countries of East Central Europe in the interwar period. The book is rich with detailed information about each state-nation that was established in the given period and it tries to identify important political as well as socioeconomic issues that were experienced in the region....   [tags: russia, interwar period]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' The Dreamer ' By Junot Diaz

- A Response to "The Dreamer" by Junot Diaz Generations past guide our futures. The sacrifices and triumphs of our elders shape the environment in which we are born into, how we grow, and where we are today. My great-great-grandmother was able to leave Budapest, Hungary and come to America. My great-grandmother was able to obtain an education that would not have been readily available to her in her homeland. This has allowed me to be born into a free world, where education is the norm....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Third World, Ancestor]

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Enlargement of the European Union (EU): The Implications for Business

- There has been much debate surrounding the subject of Enlargement with regards to the European Union (EU) due to the political, institutional, cultural and economic factors that are involved. This essay looks at the way in which businesses from EU-15 countries have been able to exploit the increased number of consumers, the possibility of relocation for lower production and labour costs and the cross-border supply chains. There will also be focus on how the liberalisation, migration of labour and integration of markets for goods, services and capital has affected business....   [tags: European Union Essays]

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The Main Cause of World War I: Imperialism or Alliances?

- The first world war, also known as the Great War, was called great, because never has there been a war before with such scale that has caused so many lives and destruction from 1914 – 1918. The industrial revolution, the rise of the masses and sweeping changes in society added up for all the tension between European nations. On the summer of 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in Sarajevo, marking a start, but a single bullet must not only be the reason to begin a war. Countless historians still debate what the main cause is for World War 1....   [tags: great war, serbian nationalists, origins]

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All Quiet On The Western Front By Erich Maria Remarque

- World War I started with many unresolved conflicts, but there was not one single event that sparked the beginning of the war. Countries involved in the war had different reasons for entering, like France who joined because of the war with Belgium and allied with Russia and Great Britain.Germany had then allied with Austria-Hungary, Italy and the Ottoman Empire. Although, one of the most important events that led the path to the war would be the Serbian War between Serbia and Austria-Hungary. THis war was started with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand....   [tags: World War II, World War I]

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Germany : A Powerful Nation Of The Middle Of Europe

- Germany was a powerful nation in the middle of Europe because they had a large navy and army. The Germans were linked by treaty to Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire. This alliance was called the Central Powers. Against the Germans the French, Russians, and the British created an alliance called the Triple Entente. An alliance meant that if one country declared war on another, the other countries had to join. The war had started over a dispute to conquer the Balkans. Bosnia had become part of the Empire and the Serbians wanted to take Bosnia back....   [tags: World War I, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria]

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The Treaty Of Versailles : The End Of World War

- At the end of the first world war, Europe is in shambles. Millions of lives were lost over the four years, homes were destroyed, and new ways of living were pushed into existence in 1918. The Treaty of Versailles will be the political solution to the end of World War One but this will only plant the seed in Europe that will grow into conflicts and eventually the second world war. There were many issues with this treaty. The treaty would create vast amounts of borders, abolishing empires and giving rise to new countries....   [tags: World War I, World War II, German Empire]

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Causes of the First World War: An Executive Summary

- As complex as the onset of the Great War was, factors that influenced its beginnings included militarism, alliances, nationalism, imperialism and assassination. This is acronymically known as MANIA. Militarily, from 1870 until 1914, most of Europe was arming itself at the rate never seen before in history. Desiring security and power, along with the conflict and tension during this time period forced all of the major powers involved in World War One to increase its military expenditures by at least 200%....   [tags: the Great War, international conflicts ]

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World War I As One Of The Turning Point

- It is not an overstatement to define World War I as one of the turning point in history. In 1914, Austria-Hungary, back by its German ally, used the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand by a Serbian nationalist, to crush Serbia in a short war. The powder keg of Europe, the Balkan, exploded and a system of entangled alliances subsequently brought all major European powers into war. On one side the Triple Entente powers consisted of the British Empire, the Third French Republic and the Russian Empire and as its counterpart the Triple Alliance of the German Empire, Austria-Hungary and Italy....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Empire, Russian Empire]

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Civil War, And The Threat Of The United States

- Recently, Europe has been in the midst of an influx of immigrants seeking asylum within their borders, many of the migrants coming from Syria. Protests, civil war, and the threat of ISIS has driven many Syrians from their home country into European countries to begin new lives. European countries have encountered many challenges due to the rise in immigration such as how many refugees to let into their boarders, the acclimation of immigrants into various European societies, avoiding criminal activity by migrants, and how to keep their boarders and citizens safe....   [tags: Europe, European Union, Immigration]

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The Terminal Stage of the Unification of Germany

- ... The terminal stage of the unification of Germany was forced through the Franco-Prussian War, a war in which a coalition of German states led by Prussia defeated France. The war marked the end of French Hegemony in continental Europe and resulted in the establishment of a unified Germany. The rise of another powerful nation disturbed the established balance of power, which sparked the Great War. With the technological advancements form the previous centuries, the nations began to enhance their army and military power in order to glorify their nations; hence creating the Von Schlieffen Plan, German naval law, and Trans-Siberian Express....   [tags: franco-prussian war, unification]

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World War I and The Treaty of Versailles

- ... While the 20 year wait between the wars Hitler was building up germany's armored forces. Germany had a very large draft leading into World War II. After World War II Germany agreed to disarm themselves. They broke this part of the treaty and was another cause of World War II. World War I started in June 28, 1914 and ended in November 11, 1918 World War II started in September 1, 1939 and ended in September 2, 1945. After World War I Germany was forced into economic disaster. The world's perception of Germany after world war I was that they felt that they needed to be punished....   [tags: germans, hitler, angry]

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The Great War And The World War I

- The Great War The Great War or best known as the World War I was the first international conflict between 1914-1919. It was a war between more than two countries and also continents. People say the reason that started the war was the assassination of an emperor; other people say it started because countries wanted more power over others. Many civilians and soldiers died. Some countries did not want to enter in this war because they did not want to get involve and be part of it. There were two sides in this war; the Allies and the Axis or Central Power....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Central Powers]

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World War I Was The First Global Conflict

- World War I was the first Global conflict in which is referred to as the Great War. World War I began on July 28, 1914, when Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia. This small conflict between the two countries grew rapidly with Germany, Russia, Great Britain, and France all drawn into the war, this is because most were involved in treaties which made them have to defend certain other countries. Turkey Gallipoli played a big part in World War I. Most importantly some points on Gallipoli are: Why was it Gallipoli and not the western front, the first landing, life on Gallipoli, the Lone Pine and the evacuation....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Anzac Day]

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The United Nations Conference On Trade And Development

- Direct expropriation is an outright taking of private property by the State, generally aimed at a specific investor or applied to a specific investment, typically involving a transfer of ownership rights to the State. 1.2.2 Indirect Expropriation The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) characterises indirect expropriations by the following cumulative elements: “a) an act attributable to the state; b) interference with property rights or other protected legal interests; c) of such degree that the relevant rights or interests lose all or most of their value or the owner is deprived of control over the investment; d) Even though the owner retains the legal title or rema...   [tags: Property, Ownership, Zoning, Government]

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The Many Facets of Ann's Ethical Decisions

- People are faced with ethical dilemmas in business, personal, and social situations every day and decisions come from a combination of morals, principles, personality, and standards instilled throughout their lives (Robbins, Decenzo, & Coulter, 2011, p. 40). According to Ferrell, Fraedrich, and Ferrell (2011), ordinary and ethical decisions vary in that ordinary decisions carry accepted rules, whereas ethical decisions require that people weigh values and make judgments in situations that are uncommon (p....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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India and Italy: Their History and Economy

- India and Italy have been part of the world since long time, both of the countries share unique features in them. India and Italy recently started having even stronger bonds with each other. Both the countries are part of ancient civilizations; people of India and Italy have continuous civilization since 2500 B.C.E. Both the countries can be compared and contrasted on the basics of their culture, religion, economy, history and trade stats etc. I have never seen Italy in my life but I hear people from Italy are similar to Indians in most of the ways and Italy itself attracts me as a beautiful country....   [tags: Economics Countries]

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The Battle of the Somme in 1916

- “The Battle of the Somme, July-November 1916, was the largest military encounter in history to date, involving over 1.5 million men”, says Furtado, author for History Today (10). Out of this 1.5 million, around 75 to 83 percent died or were injured by the end of the Battle of the Somme. Furtado later remarks that “...troops from Canada, Newfoundland..., South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, West Indies, India, China, Senegal, North Africa, Madagascar, Somalia, Indochina, and others” were all at the Somme (11)....   [tags: history, miliary encounter]

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World War I: Description of Key Events

- ... Throughout Europe in the 1800’s Nationalism brought many changes, including the rise of many new powers like Germany but also the downfall of empires like the Ottoman Empire. When Austria-Hungary annexed Bosnia, Serbia become angry that many Serbs were disallowed to return to Serbia, so out of Nationalism the Black Hand was created, this group was responsible for the death of Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand. This was very crucial due to the fact that Nationalism had created a “Power Keg”, nearly every individual was willing to die for their country, this would result in major consequences, so if a major event occurred, the results would be catastrophic....   [tags: imperialism, tench, warfare, nationlism]

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Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1896: Archduke Franz Ferdinand

- ... Serbia refused to comply and Austria declared war. Europe's “long-smoldering feuds” had finally erupted into war. At this particular time, Europe was suffering from many problems. One of the reasons the assassination was so effective was because of the existing nationalism in Europe. In 1815, a treaty at the Congress of Vienna was signed that created an equal balance of power. Due to the strong surge of nationalism at the time, the divided states of Italy and Germany began to unite, leading to the Italian unification and the German Unification....   [tags: serbian nationalists, ethnic groups]

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The Foreign Policies Of Otto Von Bismarck

- 1. The foreign policies of Otto Von Bismarck, the leader of Germany prior to World War I, differed from Kaiser Wilhelm II. To start, Bismarck disregarded France and did not want to interact with them in a direct way. This was because France was “an enemy of Germany since 1870” (Kislenko). Bismarck stayed neutral in French matters by making conservative treaties with Russia and Austria-Hungary. A second foreign policy of Bismarck was that he made an agreement with Russia that they would not be on opposing sides of each other in war....   [tags: World War I, German Empire, Prussia]

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World War I And The Great War

- World War I, or as many people call it, “The Great War”, left the eastern hemisphere in shambles. In 1914, a Serbian radical assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife during their stay in Sarajevo (Goldberg, 1999, p.5).1 This attack caused Austria-Hungary to declare war with Serbia after they denied an “impossible” list of demands (Goldberg, 1999, p.5).1 Russia came to Serbia’s aid, which caused Austro-Hungary to activate its alliance with Germany (Goldberg, 1999, p.5).1 Thus, Germany, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and the Ottoman Empire all united, forming the Central Powers; while Great Britain, and France were allied with Russia to form the Allied Powers (Goldberg, 1999, p.5).1 Th...   [tags: World War II, World War I, United States]

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How Did America End Up The War?

- On June 28, 1914, in Bosnian, Sarajevo, a Bosnian Serb terrorist assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to Austro-Hungarian throne. Then on July 18, Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, blaming them for the killing. Russia then announced that they were going to ally with the Serbs. Due to the Triple Alliance, between Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy; and the Triple Entente (also known as “the allies”, between Great Britain, France, and Russia. The war was not going to remain just between the two countries....   [tags: World War I, United States, World War II]

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Factors That Caused World War One

- 1. What factors caused World War 1 to break out. There were many reasons for the outbreak of world war one the main causes include Nationalism, militarism, alliances imperialism and the Balkan and morocco crises there were many other causes for world war one such as the assassination of the heir to the Austro-Hungarian empire Franz Ferdinand and the assassination of jean Jaures a French socialist considered as Europe’s last chance for peace in the build up to the first world war. Nationalism was a main factor in the cause of the First World War....   [tags: World History]

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Factors Leading To World War I

- Modern nationalism began as a liberal reaction to the autocracy of the dynastic states of Europe. Before the nineteenth century, nationality was based upon personal allegiance to a monarch. So a Frenchman living in 1785 would rightfully consider himself a subject of the bourbon king Louis xvi rather than a citizen of France. Moreover, the Frenchman need not even have been French by language and tradition as most of the dynastic states were made up of a mixture of culturally diverse peoples....   [tags: Modern Nationalism, Europe]

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Analysis of Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points

- The Fourteen Points President Wilson was determined to achieve peace. He based his peacemaking efforts in the academic argument Fourteen Points. Ideas of freedom of the seas, internationalism and justice for all were embedded in his idealistic approach, in an attempt to making long lasting peace. The Fourteen Points were enthusiastically accepted by the United States, Allies and even Lenin – setting up the political mood as co-operative and internationalized. The summary of those points is as follows: 1. No more secret agreements ("Open covenants openly arrived at")....   [tags: WWI, League of Nations]

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The Success Of The Great War

- The Great War. Arguably a war that could have been prevented. The causes are known but are they good reason to bring a continent to its knees. With the assassination of Archduke of Austria-Hungary created conflict between Austria and Serbia which forced Russia to ally with Serbia and then gave reason for Germany to rise up against Russia with Austria. Germany created a new era of world power and how diplomacy among nations would become future political dominance. Germany would go to war for domination over Europe risking its people and its economy for imperial ambitions....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Royal Navy, Navy]

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Laissez Faire And The Economic System

- 1. Laissez-faire is a term of the French origin, which can be translated into English as “let them do”. This term refers to economic policy within the framework of a certain economic system in which the role of a government as a regulatory body, which monitors and controls economic processes, is minimized. In the economic system that is built on the basis of a laissez-faire principle a government has not right to regulate (or influence in any other way) economic and business transactions of private parties....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Russia, Russian Empire]

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Germany As A Unified German Nation

- During the mid-eighteenth to the nineteenth century, European nations were expanding their empires and were in the process of fully industrializing their society. During this time, Germany was on the verge of unification by the help of the Prussian government. Otto Von Bismarck was a statesman who ran most of the administrative affairs in Prussia. His dedication to unify the German states would prove it would be possible to have a unified German nation, contrary to popular belief. Eventually, after a series of wars led by Bismarck, Germany was successfully unified under the Prussian influence....   [tags: World War I, World War II, German Empire, Germany]

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The Long Fuse By Laurence Lafore

- Accurately titled The Long Fuse, this memoir, by Laurence Lafore, describes the lengthy chain of events that led to the First World War. He begins his work by thrusting the reader in the midst of 1870 Europe and her hopeful situation. Nations were developing nationalism at every turn and were vying for a better world. The Second Industrial Revolution was in full swing and was changing how the world, and war, operated. Education and literacy were taking root in average lives and, in turn, the idea of Liberty took off....   [tags: World War I, Bosnia and Herzegovina]

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The President 's Year Of Crisis

- Eisenhower 1956: The President’s Year of Crisis: Suez and the Brink of War Eisenhower 1956 is the white-knuckle story of how President Dwight D. Eisenhower guided the United States through the Suez Canal crisis of 1956. The crisis climaxed in a tumultuous nine-day period fraught with peril just prior to the 1956 presidential election, with Great Britain, France, and Israel invading Egypt while the Soviet Union ruthlessly crushed rebellion in Hungary. In this book, Nichols focuses on one event on the world stage, the Suez Crisis of 1956....   [tags: World War II, Cold War, Egypt, Israel]

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The End Of World War I

- What happened before, during, and at the end of World War I would change the world drastically, leaving such a significant impact on the world that still affects us today. In 1914, in Serbia, Bosnia, heir to the Austrian throne, Archduke Francis Ferdinand was assassinated. The assassination of the Archduke left all of Europe outraged, except in Serbia, and ultimately caused the beginning of World War I. During the tense aftermath of the Archduke’s assassination, before the war officially began, the entire world stood at attention, waiting for the first moves to be made....   [tags: World War I, World War II]

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The Contribution of the Alliance System to the Outbreak of the First World War

- The Contribution of the Alliance System to the Outbreak of the First World War The "Alliance System" refers to the formation of military alliances or conclusioné”æˆ of ententes諒解 among the European powers during the period of 1871-1914. The Alliance System was first devised設計 by Bismarck; it was one of the underlying causesé å›  leading to the outbreak of the First World War. The Alliance System during the period of 1871-1890 was called the Bismarckian System. In the Franco-Prussian War, France was utterly defeated慘敗....   [tags: Papers]

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The Extent to Which the First World War was Caused by the Alliance System

- The Extent to Which the First World War was Caused by the Alliance System Many historians have debated about the main causes of World War I. The importance of the alliance system, which was developed in Europe in the decades before, as a cause for the war is still an important topic that historians debate today. The alliance system was the division of two armed camps between the European major powers: the Triple Alliance (Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy) and the Triple Entente (Britain France and Russia)....   [tags: Papers]

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The Reasons for the Start of the First World War

- The Reasons for the Start of the First World War To be able to understand why the events of summer 1914 took place we have to look back at situation in Europe before 1914. The situation consisted of long term (long standing rivalries) and short- term (badly mismanaged crisis) factors. From the 19th century to the early 20th century Britain was the greatest power in the world, France and Russia were also strong except the once formidable power, Austria- Hungary were declining in strength....   [tags: Papers]

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Kaiser's Influence on the Start of World War 1

- Kaiser's Influence on the Start of World War 1 On the 4th of August 1914, Great Britain declared war on Germany. The Great War lasted 4 years, and its causes date back to 19th century, but was the German leader, Kaiser Wilhelm II the main source in bringing war about. One major cause of the First World War the alliance system. The alliance system first came into being in 1879, when Germany allied with the Austrian Hungarian empire, and in 1882, with Italy, this alliance was called the triple alliance....   [tags: Papers]

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The Sarajevo Murders and the Moroccan Crisis in 1905

- The Sarajevo Murders and the Moroccan Crisis in 1905 In the years leading up to the Sarajevo murders and the outbreak of World War 1 many events took place that led to the building of tension between the 6 main powers of Europe, although, none of these events caused a war. My aim is to investigate and understand why the Sarajevo murders caused a war to begin, when previous events such as the Moroccan Crisis did not. In order to fulfil my aim I will be considering three main points: 1) Austria's worsening relationship with Serbia 2) The build up of international problems 3) The way the alliance system worked A Serbian nationalist named Princip was the ass...   [tags: Papers]

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Critical Assessment of 3 Causes of World War 1

- Critical Assessment of 3 Causes of World War 1 Nationalism is being a strong supporter of the rights and interests of one’s country. It was very high in the 19th century and nations which had not obtained independence by 1900 were determined to do so as it gave groups of subject peoples the idea of forming independent nations of their own. In 1815, the Congress of Vienna took place. This was a conference held in Vienna in Austria between ambassadors from the major powers in Europe....   [tags: Papers]

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Reasons for Break Out of World War One

- Reasons for Break Out of World War One 1. War broke out as a result of a combination of short and long term factors. The system of alliances contributed to the outbreak of war as this caused tension between the countries and everyone became suspicious of everyone else. The triple alliance consisted of Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy, and the triple Entente consisted of Britain, Franceand Russia. There was a lot of mistrust between the alliances and if say Russiaand Britainwere to fall out, then all of the countries would be involved....   [tags: Papers]

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Exploring Causes of the First World War

- Exploring Causes of the First World War In the summer of 1914 a massive war was started between the great powers. In this essay I will investigate the causes of World War 1 and try to work out which country or countries were to blame for starting it. In the 1800's, Britain was by far the leading nation. It had an enormous world-wide empire and powerful navy to protect the large amount of land overseas that it owned. Britain manufactured many different goods, which were exported to other countries, including Germany....   [tags: Papers]

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Causes of World War I

- World War One, also known as “The Great War” and “The First Modern War” was a very large scale war lasting over four years, involving nations from around the world and ultimately killing more than twenty million people. The cause of this war cannot be accredited to one single event but rather an assassination of a nation’s leader and many political philosophies including militarism, nationalism, imperialism and the formation of alliances. On Sunday June twenty-eighth 1914 in Sarajevo Bosnia the Archduke of Austria-Hungary, Francis Ferdinand, was shot and killed by an eighteen year old Bosnian Serb nationalist by the name of Gavrilo Princip....   [tags: World War I]

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Factors Driving Germany To War

- There are four main factors that could have driven Germany’s decision to go to war; firstly due to fear of ‘encirclement’, secondly that she was pulled into war by a web of alliances, thirdly that she entered war for imperial reasons, and lastly that she entered war as a result of social pressure. However one must consider the degree to which each of these factors effected Germany’s decision to go to war, and that the principle reasoning is a conjunction of both social pressure and fear of encirclement....   [tags: German History]

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Pinchas Tibor Rosenbaum: Holocaust Hero

- A group of Hungarian police sat drinking and laughing, their uniforms reeking of alcohol. One man spit out the name of a Jewish family that he was going to arrest the next day. After a few hours, all of the officers were passed out on the floor, all but one. He slipped into the night and ran down the city street towards a small house, a shadow amongst the darkness. The next morning the Hungarian police barged into an empty home. The family was nowhere to be seen (Michelson 1). The liberator of this family was Pinchas Tibor Rosenbaum whose individual heroic actions during the Holocaust resulted in the legacy of the lives of approximately a thousand Jews and a pattern of humanity for generatio...   [tags: Hero]

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Hitler's Silent Rise to Power

- In the aftermath of World War I, Europe faced financial, economic, and physical devastation. Although figures are still exactly unknown, according to Encyclopedia Britannica (2011), it is believed that nearly 8.5 million soldiers died, while approximately 21 million were wounded. Vast areas of north-eastern Europe had been reduced to rubble and ruined. Furthermore, the infrastructure of the region was so severely damaged that such loss greatly hindered the area's ability to function normally....   [tags: German History]

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Fourteen Points by Woodrow Wilson

- World War I was a period when countries faced economic, political, social, and cultural problems, which threatened the survival of democracy and freedom and needed a fast and effective resolution which was presented to the world by Woodrow Wilson called the Fourteen Points. The Fourteen Points offered the world a democratic resolute, that was effective, reliable and a basis for long lasting peace, unlike the Treaty of Versailles which was a non democratic approach to the problem since it contained a war-guilt clause which forced Germany to admit sole responsibility for starting World War I, although other European nations had been guilty of provoking diplomatic crises before the war, also th...   [tags: Post-World War I, UN]

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Political Ideologies in Europe: 1900-Present

- Political Ideologies in Europe: 1900-Present The world is an extremely varied place, filled with odd and different views on all sorts of subjects. One of these subjects is the matter of political ideologies and how a country should be lead. One of the prime locations to view this phenomena is in Europe, because of the large number of nations and their closeness to one another. States in Europe have risen and fallen in large numbers since 1900, and their ideologies have come and gone with them....   [tags: facism, communist, capitalist]

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Nationalism And The French Revolution

- Throughout the years, humans have constructed many unique civilizations; all which follow a distinct social, economic, and political structure. Even so, there is one characteristic that prevails among these societies, the concept of nationalism. In short, nationalism refers to the feelings people have when identifying with their nation. This simple notion possesses the ability to divide or unite collective groups, and has played an important role in many historical events. The source conveys a standpoint that is in favour of nationalism by portraying its positive aspects through the French Revolution....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Fascism, Adolf Hitler]

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The International Organization Of Migration

- In 2015, Europe experienced the largest inflow of refugees and immigrants since World War II. Nearly 1.4 million people illegally crossed its boarders. The International Organization of Migration estimates that 1,011,700 arrived by the sea; the arrivals in Greece via Turkey through the Aegean Sea far outstripped crossings from Libya to Italy and Morocco to Spain . (Chart 1) Greece, with a population of 10 million people, received more than 880,000 arrivals in 2015 . The biggest driver of migration was Syrian civil war that had been in its fifth year....   [tags: Europe, European Union, Turkey, France]

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Germany 's Influence On Germany

- One last area that has yet to be discussed to deeply is Germany’s influence in the CEE countries in Europe, such as Poland. A quote by former Polish Prime Minister Radek Sikorski clearly lays his view of Germany out when he called them ‘Europe’s most indispensable nation’ (Pro Quest). This undoubtedly shows the amount of reverence that Poland has had for Germany in the past, which has proven to been a more common sentiment throughout a number of CEE states. For example, the aforementioned, Poland, along with the Czech Republic have proven to be two of Germany’s most in depth relations in Europe, who have fluctuated between having ‘strategic partnerships’ and at times more ambivalent relation...   [tags: Europe, European Union, Poland, Germany]

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Tensions Leading up to World War I

- Before the Great War, the continent of Europe was in a state of peace. Many countries did not have conflict building up between each other. Then unexpectedly, Great tensions arose, imperialism, alliances, and militarism. These all led up to the eruption of WWI. Imperialism was one of the many tensions that caused WWI to begin. Many countries began to practice imperialism, the policy of extending their power through military force. An example of a country being imperialistic was Serbia. "They wanted their country to be center of larger Slavic state....   [tags: imperialism, alliances, militarism]

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The First World War (WWI)

- Three Main Causes of World War I While we are always reminded of the negative effects of war, it is not everyday that we learn to understand the deeper factors of war that can turn a small conflict into an international outbreak. World War I was said to have been sparked by the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand but there are various deeper reasons that contributed to the commencement of the Great War. These factors include militarism, imperialism and the alliance systems. The first reason for the eruption of World War I was militarism....   [tags: World War 1 I One]

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The First World War (WWI)

- Beginning of the war World war I began in the Balkans, which was the same place many small war took place. The assassination of the Archduke Archduke Francis Ferdinand was the heir of the throne of Austria-Hungary; he hoped that his sympathy for the Slavs would ease the tension between Austria-Hungary and the Balkans. He and his wife had arranged to tour Bosnia. As the couple rode through Sarajevo on June 28, 1914, an Asian by the name of Gavrillo Principe jumped on their car and fired two shots....   [tags: World War 1 I One]

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The History of the Rubik's Cube

- The Rubik's cube has haunted peoples nightmares for decades. When it was first made, it was supposed to have “billions” of combinations though it actually has over 43 quintillion combinations (43,252,003,274,489,856,000 to be exact). Originally created to help students understand geometric concepts and 3D space the first wooden model was made in 1974 by Ernö Rubik and a couple of friends. After some time playing with it, Ernö realized he didn't know how to get it back to its original form. He reportedly said, “It was wonderful, to see how, after only a few turns, the colors became mixed, apparently in random fashion....   [tags: Games, Toys]

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World War I

- World War I World War I involved more countries and caused greater destruction than any other war, except World War II. An assassin's bullet set off the war, and a system of military agreements plunged the main European powers into the fight. Each side expected a quick victory; but the war lasted four years and took the lives of nearly ten million military troops. Military drafts raised larger armies than ever before, and extreme patriotism gave men a cause they were willing to die for....   [tags: Papers History war one essays]

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The Revolutions of 1848

- The revolution of 1848 encompassed many of the European countries. The revolutions sweeping across Europe included Germany, Italy, and France, excluding Russia and England. Many historians refer to the year of 1848 as, “The Year of Revolutions”, because of how the revolts spread throughout Europe. The question is which political groups were the influence behind this revolution and what were the causes of the revolution. The revolution united many diverse groups of people; they were able to put aside their differences to move toward the greater good of the society as a whole....   [tags: European History ]

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Avrom Sutzkever’s Frozen Jews

- Avrom Sutzkever’s “Frozen Jews” World War I and II brought the worst of times for some people; loved ones were lost, families were separated, homes were destroyed, and innocent lives were taken during this time. There are many ways to deal with these hardships; Jewish poet, Avrom Sutzkever, used his hard times as inspiration for his writing and as a way to deal with the war and survive it (INSERT CITATION). This part of history also resulted in other great works of art as a way to deal with what the war brought, during and after the war was over....   [tags: nazi, world war I]

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Bismarck and Germany

- Bismarck, that was the founder of Germany, is known for his cleverness as a politician. He had conservative values, however in politics he sometimes made sacrifices (opportunist). He didn’t believe in democracy but preferred oligarchy, he wasn’t a dictator though. His life goal was to unify Germany and make of it, a great power. The unification took place in 1871, but in order to achieve it, many years had to pass. Prussia, a country with a strong army and a large number of population was ready to bring closer to her the Saxon areas that were under Austria-Hungarian influence....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Treaty of Versailles

- The Treaty of Versailles I think that the big 3 could have done better in drawing up the treaty of Versailles. However, I also think that the big 3 did very well in the difficult circumstances and high pressure at that time… The big 3 did very well in difficult circumstances because there was a lot of pressure on them to draw up the treaty as soon as possible due to political, social and economic reasons. There was always going to be the threat of communism to occur when a country was becoming weak economically....   [tags: Papers]

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The Rise of Nationalism

- The Rise of Nationalism In the 1800s, a new force rose within the heart of Europe that helped bring about the Great War. The force was nationalism - the belief that loyalty to a person's nation and its political and economic goals comes before any other public loyalty. During the 1800's nationalism took hold among people who shared a common language, history, or culture. Such people began to view themselves as members a national group or nation. Nationalism led to the creation of a new power: Germany through the uniting of many small states....   [tags: Papers]

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Vlad Dracula

- Yes, there was a real Dracula, and he was a true prince of darkness. He was Prince Vlad III Dracula, also known as Vlad Tepes, meaning "Vlad the Impaler." The Turks called him Kaziglu Bey, or "the Impaler Prince." He was the prince of Walachia, but, as legend suggests, he was born in Transylvania, which at that time was ruled by Hungary. Walachia was founded in 1290 by a Transylvanian named Radu Negru, or Rudolph the Black. It was dominated by Hungary until 1330, when it became independent....   [tags: essays research papers]

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