wwi essay - Essay List Causes of WWI: Imperialism...

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Causes of WWI: Imperialism Militarism—brinkmanship Nationalism Entangling alliances Triple Alliance Triple Entente Kaiser Wilhelm II Powder Keg of Europe—Gavrilo Princip Western Front vs. Eastern Front Northern France Schlieffen Plan Trench Warfare—stalemate No Man’s Land Vs. More Mobile German-Russian border Russians, Serbs vs. Germans, Austrians Both—high casualties Russian Army Problems: No railroad Lack of industrialization---fewer supplies Lack of food North and South ports blocked Advantages: Huge population so huge number of soldiers. Tied up Germany in East. Russia left war: Huge casualties—5.5 million Food, fuel shortages Civil unrest in March 1917—Czar abdicates steps down Nov. 1817-Lenin seizes power Signs Treaty of Brest-Litovsk with Germany Gives up land—Finland, Poland, Ukraine, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania Alienates Allies. New weapons: Did not make war faster, but killed many more. 8.5 million dead, 21 million wounded. Automatic machine gun—mows down millions
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