Prussian diplomat responsible for the unification of germany cunning politician, fights danes with austrians and germans expels austrians from zollverein, fights austrian-prussian war w/ help of germans. Just in broad outline, this is why, in my view, adolf hitler was not responsible for world war ii: 1 the treaty of versailles gave germany an indefensible eastern border. Senior curator paul cornish looks at the developments in weaponry technology and strategy that led to the modern warfare of world war one, which was characterised by deadly new weapons, trench deadlocks, and immense numbers of casualties 1914 witnessed the clash of huge armies armed with deadly new.
Published: mon, 5 dec 2016 germany was significantly responsible for the outbreak of world war one in 1914 it began in 1870, where france declared war on prussia, unifying germany, which led to the events that provoked the first world war. World war one has become to be known as the great war it was known as the war to end all wars many people believe germany was responsible for the outbreak of war in 1914 to solely blame one country or one single act for the cause of world war one is wrong as there are more than one country involved and more than one event that caused world war one. The events in europe leading up to the outbreak of the great war in 1914.
Important people in world war one world war one involved nearly all the nations in europe and several other nations across the world, like japan, the us, canada and brazil hence, with so many nations fighting one another, it is but natural that many important people, who had an impact on the outcome of the war, would be involved. Kaiser wilhelm ii was the monarchical ruler of germany from june 1888 until its 1918 defeat in world war i many historians consider wilhelm the individual most responsible for the outbreak of war - as much as one individual can be. The first global war also helped to spread one of the world's deadliest global pandemics, the spanish flu epidemic of 1918, which killed an estimated 20 to 50 million people.
Answer the immediate cause of world war i, the great war, was the assassination of archduke franz feerdinand of the austro-hungarioan empire by a serbian nationalist in j une, 1914, in. World war 1 was caused by a complex network of treaties and alliances the immediate cause was the assassination of archduke franz ferdinand and his wife sophie of hohenberg (28th june 1914), the objective of which was to break off the serbian parts of the austro-hungarian empire to create a wholly pan-slavic or yugoslavian state. Originally answered: how is germany responsible for world war i no, but they certainly intended to grab the ball and run with it in the event of victory, imperial germany had intentions of annexing large parts of eastern france, belgium (along with their colonies), and possibly the netherlands, along with large parts of eastern europe.
These ww1 weapons were responsible for the staggering scale of death from the great war rifle the main weapon used by british soldiers in the trenches was the bolt-action rifle 15 rounds could be fired in a minute and a person 1,400 meters away could be killed. The first shots of world war one are fired in africa by 1914 the german empire has four colonies in east, west and south africa the bbc is not responsible for the content of external sites. World war 1 was caused by a series of events triggered by serbia's response to austria-hungary's demands, and the treaty alliance system that ensured that many other countries would be drawn into the conflict.
Let me find my big person history book, the one which describes the causes of wwi in more then one sentence russian mobilisation was the cause of the first world war also if you want, i can repeat my essay from the other thread in hear, clealy outlining german's responsibility for the war. The immediate cause for world war 1 was the assassination of the archduke franz ferdinand of austria and his pregnant wife sophie the assassination of archduke franz ferdinand in sarajevo on 28th june 1914, it triggered a chain of events that resulted in world war 1 archduke franz ferdinand of. Based on the evidence, while germany was more responsible for the start of world war i than any other nation, the war began primarily because of forces of history outside the control of any one country.
The military hostilities of world war one ended at 11am on 11th november 1918 but a final diplomatic end of the war was not reached until the signing of the treaty of versailles in 1919, lloyd george of england, orlando of italy, clemenceau of france and woodrow wilson from the us met to discuss. Assess the argument that germany should be held largely or solely responsible for the outbreak of world war one the extent of which germany should be held responsible for the outbreak of world war one is debatable.
World war one was a senseless war world war one was the first major war that was fought in mainly in europe, and parts of asia the war lasted from july 28th, 1914 to november 11th, 1928 there were over a hundred nations involved not only from europe, but from asia, africa, central america, north america and many island nations. This mournful anniversary has reopened fierce debate over who was responsible for the great war on one side of the debate is historian margaret macmillan, whose new book the war that ended peace, lays primary blame on germany's military and commercial ambitions. Miladys florentino ib world history msnoce in my opinion i believe both the balkans and germany are to blame for the world war 1 the balkans are responsible for causing the assassination of franz ferdinand and his wife sophie.