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World War I Trenches

opposition, from the use of their snipers and bomb shells. The idea of trenches was not an original idea for the war, before the 1st world war it was used in the US civil war, and other wars close to the time. “Trench war fair” in World war 1 was said to have started in 1914 in september and ended in 1918 when the Allies had a large attack on the enemy. Massive armies in 1914 continuously fought the war, and during that time many trenches were built just for protection and to home soldiers, until the day when...

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World War I: German Ambition

World War I: German Ambition Such a defeat affected German militarism and ambition in many ways. They knew they weren’t strong enough to win, but they were still very upset when they lost. Soldiers started losing their authority and position in society after this defeat. They were no longer respected like they used to be, which angered them even more. The German people and military were disappointed in the loss. But, it made them mad and drove them to want to show what they are capable. So, after...

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World War I and the Visual Arts

World War I and the Visual Arts Events such as World War I (1914-1918) were the cause for some artists from various groups, painters, writers, and sculptors to gather in places to write to escape from the crisis of violence of war. Many artists were influenced to translate their works as paintings, sculptures, portraits, photographs, novels, movies, etc. Among others; Constructivism which was the inspiration for the ideas of well advanced Russian artists, the making of a new world in Art and...

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World War I Poster Analysis

assist the war effort? 2. Based on posters 5 through 14, describe how we encourages Americans to join the military or buy liberty bonds. Determine what emotional appeals are made in these posters? In addition, what effect might this have on Americans with German ancestry? 3. Based on posters 15 and 16, discuss the role of women in World War I? How are women portrayed in these posters? 1. According to the posters 1-4, the Americans during WWI are encouraged to help out the war effort by canning...

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World War One –Life in the Trenches

World war one –life in the trenches When men volunteered to fight in world war one, on the Western front, little did they know about the conditions they would be living and fighting in the trenches, and for how long this would all go on for. The Great War lasted for four years even though many believed they would be home by Christmas 1914 on till 11/11/1918(today know better as remembrance day). (See source A) Even if the men did know about many of the conditions in the trench they would most...

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World War I and German Militarism

upon the 20th century, causing havoc and destruction across all the major empires (Austrian, Russian, Turkish, and German) was considered World War I which produced a mass of deaths and annihilation. The anxiety and annihilation caused by the war attracted the attention of many debates and historians throughout the world, in Taking Sides: Clashing Views in World History, Volume 2, 2nd Edition, History Professors, V.R Berghahn and Samuel R. Williamson both had different perspectives on the debate,...

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Was World War I a Total War?

Was World War One a total war? Why? Why not? The First World War of 1914-1918, also known as the Great War, was the first total war in history. What began as a European struggle over the balance of power between the triple alliance of France, Britain and Russia on one side and the central powers of Germany and Austria-Hungary on the other, soon became a global conflict that involved the imperial powers of Europe, their colonies and lands such as the Ottoman Empire, Japan and the United States...

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World War I: An Inevitable Outcome

World War I: An Inevitable Outcome World War I: An Inevitable Outcome World War I can best be depicted as a perfect storm, beginning with a single act of terrorism. This act would bring about the deluge to come, presenting as the catalyst to a particularly explosive state of affairs amongst the nations of the world. Persian statesman Otto von Bismarck “was quoted as saying at the end of his life that "One day the great European War will come out of some damned...

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Germany would fight their last major battle against the Allied Forces in the summer of 1918 in the Second Battle of the Marne. This was the last major offensive that Germany would fight in World War I. This battle was supposed to be the battle that turned the tide for Germany but, it ultimately led to their downfall. It began on the Month of July 15 and lasted until the 5th of August 1918 and it brought a comeback plan devised by Erich Lundendorff the Chief of Staff for Germany. The plan called...

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How Significant Was The First World War

How significant was the First World War in bringing about the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II in March 1917? The abdication of the Tsar in 1917 is still talked about today; the reasons are still disputed to this day. There are three main views; the optimist view which states that Russia was on the right path but the First World War slipped Russia into revolution. This view is supported by A.Gerschenkron who says, “That in the absence of war, Russia could have continued in the road of progressive...

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