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lect may 18 16:32 Today’s ids Ypres Influenza Stalingrad Ethyl Music La valse, Maurice ravel Essay will be present day issue from taking sides Ypres War is the byproduct of industrialized nations, it is the result of them seeking  out resources o Rivalries that develop because of these competitions for resources Also the result of getting resources to feed our systems Politics, economics, and the environment Global warfare has left a lot of toxic chemicals and environmental degradation Went from a small planet, to one flirting with thermonuclear warfare and  possible annihilation of the entire human species Warfare had been expanding in the 1700s, and 1800s World war 1 o 1914, 1915, 15 million people were killed, all continents were involved o Ypre – a city in Belgium, exemplifies environmental impact of WW1, 
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o Germans were the antagonists of the war, had come to the colonization  game late, so they had to catch up in the colonial race o they thought that it would be a quick race and that Britain would not join in,  all the industrializing nations had been militarizing, technology to make  mass weapons, largely spawned by econ growth o this happed in France, because of napoleon, he initiated the draft, before  this wars were fought by mercenaries, and away from local areas o unification of Germany in 1867, Italy later o some great powers in Europe due to expansion o Franco-Prussian war , first war where entire populations were fought in  1870s, this also resulted in alliances o these alliances allowed the assassination of one individual to start WW1,  Franz Ferdinand Great European civil war o Called this because almost all the European nations were fighting against  each other Assassination of Franz Ferdinand o Summer 1914 when he was assassinated, Austria declared war on Serbia,  Germany got involved by 1915 all these nations were at war due to  alliances, and interests o Germany thought it would be a quick war, that they could just march west o English and British joined forces with the French, most of the fighting took  place on the  western front
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