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  • Allied To Austria Hungary By Treaty
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    World War I was ultimately due to German expansion. As Germany's military strength expanded and its ties with Austria-Hungary grew stronger, it became evident that Germany posed a very probably threat to neighboring countries of Russia and France. Britain who had begun to lose grip of much of its territorial grounds in Africa, had also begun to see Germany as a super-power with the potential of mass invasion. Thus, Britain brought itself into the picture by signing the Entente Cordial and joined...
  • Achievement Of Nationalism In Germany
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    GERMANY The leadership of the movement toward nationalism occurs under William I (Wilhelm) and Otto von Bismarck. His chief minister Prince Otto von Bismarck dominated Wilhelm reign and Bismarck agreed to rule with Wilhelm to form a union in Germany. The steps that Wilhelm takes to achieve a national identity are to reform the Prussian army, which is a creation of the Napoleonic Wars based on a law of 1814. He had an Army Reform Bill presented to the parliament (Landtag), which actually voted th...
  • Allies For Germany And Austria Hungary
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    Long Term Causes And Arguments: In 1838, a agreement was formed to protect Belgium if attacked or invaded. Briton along with other major European powers signed this therefore dragging themselves into the First World War when Germany invaded Belgium to fight France. In 1848, Austria-Hungary under Franz Josef lost a war against France, beginning a long rivalry between the two countries. In 1860, Italy was founded which aggravated Austria-Hungary as parts of the land had originally been owned by th...
  • Frontiers Between Germany And France
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    Locarno Treaty means peace for allah Locarno in Switzerland there was another treaty to be signed. Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Poland, and Czechoslovakia were there to uphold this peace treaty. The three countries that backed the treaty up greatly were Germany, Great Britain and France. The main members of the treaty of Locarno are Austin Chamberlain (Great Britain) Aristide Briand (France) and Gustav Stresemann (Germany). Aristide is a successful member of the LoN helping in...
  • France And Germany
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    The thesis in the article 'The origins of the World War', by Sidney B. Fay, can clearly be stated as the explanation for World War I. Fay states that no one country is responsible for the creation of the war. Furthermore, he goes on to explain that each of the European country's leaders did, or failed to do 'certain' things to provoke the other countries into a war. Fay states, "One must abandon the dictum of the Versailles Treaty that Germany and her allies were solely responsible. It was a dic...
  • War On Germany
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    World War I has often been referred to as the "Great War". This is a rather deceiving statement being that over 65 million men fought, and over 37 million men died in a war that lasted 4 years. World War I was, also, referred to as the "War to end all Wars". Yet, 20 years later that statement would no longer be true as WWII erupted in 1939. When WWI ended with no real purpose served, it became apparent that a peace conference needed to occur and that someone had to pay reparations for the damage...
  • Germany And Hitler
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    Assignment: Give an account of Hitler's foreign policy, using the following headings: (A) Defiance of the Versailles Treaty (B) Relations with Italy (C) Territorial Expansion Defiance of the Versailles Treaty After the First World War, Germany signed a peace treaty with France and Britain. Among the 440 Articles were: Germany lost Posen, the Polish Corridor and part of Upper Silesia to Poland. Germany lost the Sudetenland to Czechoslovakia Germany lost Eugen and Malm edy to Belgium Germany lost ...
  • Tension Between France And Germany
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    International Tensions between 1871-1914 With some tough footsteps in which to follow, Wilhelm II was led towards a military lifestyle. He surrounded himself with the German military and its militaristic society. As the Kaiser grew older, he wanted a place in the sun for the German people and to do that, Germany needed to have colonies overseas. There wasnt much room left for new colonisation, never the less, Wilhelm built up the German military and under the Trip itz Plan, built a naval fleet t...
  • Peace Terms Germany
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    The Fourteen Point Program (January 1918 Woodrow Wilson) Open Diplomacy Freedom of Navigation Free trade Disarmament Self-determination Evacuation of all Russian Territory Belgium must be evacuated and restored (from German occup.) Freeing of French territory (Alsace-Lorraine) Readjustment of Italian borders Autonomous dev. for the peoples of A.H. Independence for the Balkan states Securing of Turkish territory / sovereignty / the Dardanelles as a free passage The establishment of an independent...
  • Treaty Of Mutual Guarantee Between Germany
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    international relations The Locarno era and the dream of disarmament The Locarno treaties promised a new era of reconciliation that seemed fulfilled in the mid-to-late 1920's as the European and world economies recovered and the German electorate turned its back on extremists of the right and left. Locarno had also anticipated Germany's entry into the League. But the prospect of expanding the League Council kicked off an indelicate scramble for Council seats as Britain supported Spain, France su...
  • Austrians George England Wants Land In Africa
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    I. Imperialism A. Far East 1. India 2. China -England 1st with imperialistic government -Set in China and India -English get Opium out of India and trade Opium to China for tea -China wants England to stop trade with them -England does not want to -Starts Opium War -1st 1839-1842 English defeat China -Treaty of Nanking brings to end; Treaty indicates 10 ports open to England called treaty ports -Hong Kong is most famous of Treaty Ports, other European countries take sections of land -Sphere of I...
  • Germany's Payments Over The Next 50 Years
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    GERMAN HYPERINFLATION CRISIS: 1923 Treaty of Versailles gave away German territory of great economic value, such as the Saar region to France. Two million German men died in the First World War and a further five and a half million sustained injuries, many of which prevented return to work. This represented a massive loss of workforce. Germany was ordered to pay reparation debts of $30.4 m in the Treaty of Versailles to the Allied countries. By 1922 Germany had borrowed so heavily that inflation...
  • First Phase Of International Relations And Treaty
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    Introduction: International relations between the two world wars fall into two distinct phases, with the division at January 1933, the month in which Adolf Hitler came to power in Germany. The statesmen of the world had only limited success in improving international relations. With the treaties signed by European governments in the decade after WWI, the old hostilities and suspicions surfaced again, and authoritarian regimes came to power. The first phase of international relations and treaty s...
  • Political Boundaries Of Germany And France
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    1 The international crisis of the 1920's occurred following the announcement by the Allied reparations commission. The Allied reparation commission decided that Germany must pay a sum of 33 billion dollars to Britain and France. In 1921 Germany made its first payment of 2.5 billion dollars under the young German republic. But in 1922 stated that Germany could not pay the reparations anymore. Germany was influenced by problems of inflation and hostility causing political assassinations. This was ...
  • France And Russia
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    History Coursework Introduction On november 11th 1918 the first world war came to an end. germany was defeated and the allied forces of britian, france and latterly the USA had won. casualties on both sides had been enormous about 5142631 people were killed and 22064427 were injured. in this piece of work I will be investigating how germany planned to win the war by christmas; how that plan failed; how the war developed into a stale mate; how that stalemate was finally broken. Part one: The Schl...
  • Austria Hungary In A War Against Russia
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    January 1st 1925 THE TIMES Editor: Merry Clarke The Paris Peace Settlement In 1919: Uncovered World war one was one of the most bloody and horrible wars throughout history. It lasted from 1914 to 1918: four years of chaos. Many countries fought in the war but the major powers were Britain, France, and America which were known as the "big three". And Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy were on the other side. Another country that played a large part was Serbia. There were a great deal of causes be...
  • Borderline Between France And Germany
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    What problems did Germany face after WWI and how were they overcome? A 'crisis is strictly the point in a disease where the patient is finely balanced between recovery on one side and death on the other. The Weimar republic experienced two periods of crisis. The first was between 1919-1923, from which it recovered. The second, between 1929 and 1933 killed it. The crisis of 1919-23 had three causes. One was an external cause, which was the treatment of Germany by the allies. The others were inter...
  • Germany's Foreign Policy Between 1870 1914
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    "The international relations of Germany between 1870-1914 were influenced solely by the need to preserve the new nation state of Germany". How far do you agree with this statement? During the 44 year period between 1870 and 1914 Germany pursued one set of foreign policies under Bismarck and another under William II. Bismarck, the man who shaped the newly united Germany, controlled German foreign policy until 1890 and was heavily influenced in his decisions on foreign policy to keep the peace in ...
  • 1904 To 1914 Germany's Military
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    The First Total War World War I, was the first total war. It lasted from August 1914 to November 1918, that involved many of the countries of Europe as well the United States and other nations throughout the world. Why did the Germain decide to take such harsh measures? When Bismarck retired in 1890, however, his carefully crafted policy of isolating France began to unravel. The impetuous new German emperor, William II, abandoned Bismarck^aEURTMs cautious foreign policy. When William refused to ...
  • Alliance Between France And Russia
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    Bismarck's Coalition Nightmare? ABismarck's Coalition Nightmare Essay, Research Paper? A French newspaper said of me recently that I had a? coalition nightmare? This kind of nightmare will long (and perhaps always) be a legitimate one for a German minister. Before 1878 there are many reasons why Bismarck could have been perceived as having a? coalition nightmare?? It is also unclear whether the newspaper was talking about Bismarck's foreign policy or his frequent fragile agreements with the othe...

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