The Causes of World War I

The First World War had many causes; the historians probably have not yet discovered and discussed all of them so there might be more causes than what we know now. The spark of the Great War was the assassination of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand, heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, and his wife by a … Read more

Social, Economical, and Political Effects of World War I

“Everywhere in the world was heard the sound of things breaking. ” Advanced European societies could not support long wars or so many thought prior to World War I. They were right in a way. The societies could not support a long war unchanged. The First World War left no aspect of European civilization untouched … Read more

Causes Of First World War

The First World War had many causes; the historians probably have not yet discovered and discussed all of them so there might be more causes than what we know now. The spark of the Great War was the assassination of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand, heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, and his wife by a … Read more

The Fall Of Germany In World War I

None of the European power wanted World War I, but they feared Germany. Germany was newly unified, and was beating the European powers in population and Industry. France wanted to recover the Alsace-Lorraine. Britain was a country used to being on the ocean, so they felt threatened by Germany’s colonial expansion and William II’s insisting … Read more

Social, Political And Economic Effects Of WWI

“Everywhere in the world was heard the sound of things breaking. ” Advanced European societies could not support long wars or so many thought prior to World War I. They were right in a way. The societies could not support a long war unchanged. The First World War left no aspect of European civilization untouched … Read more

WWI – Comparison Of German And French Soldiers Experiences

The first World War was a horrible experience for all sides involved. No one was immune to the effects of this global conflict and each country was affected in various ways. However, one area of relative comparison can be noted in the experiences of the French and German soldiers. In gaining a better understanding of … Read more

America Enters the Great War

World War I (1914-18), also known as the Great War, was a military conflict mainly in Europe, among most of the world’s greatest powers. The Allies consisted of France, Britain, Russia, and America who fought against the Central powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Turkey. The main causes of the Great War were imperialist, territory, and … Read more

Wartime Propaganda: World War I

Lead this people into war, and they’ll forget there was ever such a thing as tolerance. To fight, you must be brutal and ruthless, and the spirit of ruthless brutality will enter into the very fiber of national life, infecting the Congress, the courts, the policeman on the beat, the man in the street. It … Read more

How the Treaty of Versailles Effected Germany

Wen World War I ended on November 11, 1918, peace talks went on for months due to the Allied leaders wanting to punish the enemy and dividing the spoils of war. A formal agreement to end the war was made and called the Treaty of Versailles. The issue that took the most time were the … Read more

Herman Hesse’s “Demian”

Demian is the story of a boy, Emil Sinclair, and his search for himself. Emil was raised in a good traditional home at the turn of the century in the nation of Germany. His family is very wealthy and they have a reputation as a principled, religious family. As a boy, Sinclair views the world … Read more

Post WW1 Japan

On 1 September 1923, what we believe might be the worst earthquake ever, hit the Kanto plain and completely leveled Tokyo, Yokohama and the surroundings. About 140,000 people fell victim to this earthquake and the blazing fires caused by it. The earthquake struck at 11:58:44 a. m. Professor A. Imamura, the head of the seismological … Read more

The First World War

The First World War had many causes; the historians probably have not yet discovered and discussed all of them so there might be more causes than what we know now. The spark of the Great War was the assassination of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand, heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, and his wife by a … Read more

The Effects of World War One on Canadas People

When Britain called on Canada to help in World War One, Canadians dutifully volunteered. Many Canadians thought that this would be a glamorous adventure that they could not miss. However, Canadians were in for a rude awakening as this glamorous adventure turned out to be more than they bargained for. This was a new kind … Read more

Treaty of Versaille Essay

The Versaille Treaty, an agreement for peaceful terms among the warring nations of World War I, was extinguished by the insatiable desires of all parties involved. Woodrow Wilson, an inflexible, idealistic, righteous President was up against the vengeful Allies. Each with their own imperialistic views, conflicted as peace negotiations began. Wilson wanting to “make the … Read more

Treaty of Versaille

The Versaille Treaty, an agreement for peaceful terms among the warring nations of World War I, was extinguished by the insatiable desires of all parties involved. Woodrow Wilson, an inflexible, idealistic, righteous President was up against the vengeful Allies. Each with their own imperialistic views, conflicted as peace negotiations began. Wilson wanting to make the … Read more

Hard Times of World War I

Myfanwy Thomas: Hard Times of World War I My name is Myfanwy Thomas. I live in Great Britain with my wonderful, loving mother, Helen Noble Thomas, and my two siblings. My mother is going through a very difficult time right now because it has only been two years since the death of my father. It … Read more

The Assassination Of Archduke Francis Ferdinand: Trigger For War

Bosnia and Herzegovina were provinces just south of Austria, which had, until 1878, been governed by the Turks. The Treaty of Berlin, in 1878, settled the disposition of lands lost by the Turks following their disastrous war with Russia. Austria was granted the power to administer the two provinces indefinitely. Many Bosnian-Serbs felt a strong … Read more