Monday, December 30, 2019

The Great War Of World War I - 1490 Words

The Great War also considered to be World War I, although not initially named that due to not knowing that there would have been a second one. The war lasted from 1914-1918 and was one of the most violent wars known to history. Before war broke out many of these countries were flourishing economically and wanting to advance their country. During this time period many of the countries were unified and if there was one country that were to engage in war with one then it would cause a major war. A major reason this war took place was due to Germany becoming a major player and was a more unified than it ever had been. Although Otto Von Bismarck at that time was not his interest to expand the German territory. During this time many alliances†¦show more content†¦Wilhelm believed that Germany was not as advanced and as large as they should be so they begin to expand their territory, due to this it aggravated Britain. This is where my point comes into play of why I Believe that mos t significant reason for the war was Germany. I believe that there were becoming too arrogant and it seemed as if they felt entitled to rule over all else. Because of this more alliances were made, Entente Cordiale which was a document stating that Great Britain may have to join forces with France. The Reinsurance treaty was changed to the Triple Entente. When these new alliances were made it started to cause an arms race between the two different powers. I personally believe that the main reason this war happened was due to Germany believing that they were a stronger and more capable nation than the ones around them. I think that if it wasn’t for other countries joining together that they would push as hard as they possibly could to obtain all the territories around them. The Great War was a bloody and gruesome war that was caused by part of each country believing that they are the best and are unable to be defeated. The major cause of this war was Germany rising to such a g reat amount of power that they believed that they were capable of becoming

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