7. WW1 vs WW2 - Karna Upadhyay American Foreign Policy...

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Karna Upadhyay American Foreign Policy Assignment 7 October 20, 2009 Aftermath of WWI and WWII The United States response to the defeated powers was completely different following WWII compared to our post-WWI response. For one, we used previous mistakes, or at least what we had considered previous mistakes, made post-World War I that led to rise of fascism and militarism in Germany, Italy, and Japan. Another way which our response differed between the two wars was our global position and power. After the World War I the United States was only one of many different global powers, most of whom were still located in Europe. However, post-World War II gave rise to superpowers, namely the United States and the Soviet Union. This new found influence led to drastically different foreign policy decisions from the United States. Many believe the handling of post-World War I directly contributed to World War II. The Treaty of Versailles, although not exactly what was proscribed by the United States and
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2009 for the course POLISCI 1104 taught by Professor Stevens during the Spring '09 term at MATC Madison.

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