What aspects of Europe's nineteenth century history contributed to the first world war?
T: 1914-1970 P: Europe A: Some of the aspects included European alliances, assassinations of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Threats by the Serbian Slavs.
In what ways did world war one mark new departures in the history of the twentieth century?
T: 1914-1970s P: Europe A: The great war was a conflict that broke almost every expectation. Most Europeans thought that the war would end quickly but it wore on for more than 4 years. Military experts thought it would be a war of movement and attack but instead it was a trench warfare.
In what ways was the Great Depression a global phenomenon?
T: 1914-1970s P: Global A: The war was one of the causes of the great depression. WWI caused the political collapse of Europe and that meant that their economic system was failing. This also spread across europe. There was also a great depression in america which is the most famous of them all in america.
In what ways did fascism challenge the ideas and practices of European liberalism and democracy?
T: 1914-1970s P: Europe A: Fascism grew rapidly and there was the idea of taking over the world. That was the grand task for germany in their system of fascism. Democracy was power to the people and Fascism was strictly a dictatorship. Liberalism was also a government.
What was distinctive about the German expression of fascism? What was the basis of popular support for the Nazis.?
T: 1914-1970s P: Europe A: The distinctive aspect about German fascism was that Adolf Hitler and the Nazis wanted to rule the world and eliminate every single jew on earth. Fascism could have been used for a good thing but Hitler used it for pure evil. The basis of the popular support for the nazis was germany. Naziism thrived in germany.
How did japan's experience during the 1920s and 1930s resemble that of germany, and how did it differ?
T: 1920s-1930s P: Japan A: Japan, Itally, and Germany were all new faces of power. Japan moved into an authoritarian government and a denial of democracy at home. In contrast to Germany, Japan was not very involved with world war one. Japans economy thrived while other economies in europe crashed.
In what ways were the origins of world war two in asia and in europe similar to each other? How were they different?
T: 1914-1970s P: Europe and Asia A: Japan and germany both were supporters of imperialism. They both wanted to take over other countries and gain power themselves. It differed because Japan was actually part of the western allies and ended up with the axis.
How did world war two differ from world war one?
T: 1914-1970s P: Global A: World war two had new technologies of warfare such as bombers, jet fighters, missles, and atomic weapons. One of the end points of WW2 was an atomic bombing of hiroshima japan.
How was Europe able to recover from the desvastation of war?
T: 1914-1970s P: Europe A: The tragedies afflicted in europe were wholly self inflicted. There are three factors that helped europe recover. THe apparent resiliency of an industrial society, the ability of the major western european countries to integrate their recovering economies, and perhaps the most important one is the fact that europe had long ago started an extension of its civilization in what became the United States.