From the Great War to World War II, history homework help

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The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was the immediate cause of World War I. But the events that led to the go further back into the nineteenth century. As with the Boxer Rebellion of 1900, nationalism, imperialism, and militarism all played a part.

Analyze how the forces of nationalism, imperialism, and militarism irrevocably led to World War I. Pay particular attention to the rise of Pan-Slavism in Eastern Europe and the corresponding rise of nationalism in German-speaking states. Analyze how the alliance system contributed to the ultimate outbreak of war.

Then analyze the events that drew the United States into World War I. Clearly discuss why America first remained neutral between1914-1917. What role did ethnicity play in America’s neutrality? Then identify and analyze the specific events that led to America’s entrance into the war. Evaluate America’s contribution to the war effort and to what extent America’s entry contributed to the end of the war. Finally, analyze the events that led to the defeat of the Treaty of Versailles. What effect did this have on America’s role in the world during the 1920s and 1930s? Pay particular attention to the role of President Woodrow Wilson both during and after the war, in particular, his efforts to establish the League of Nations.

This paper must be four to five double-spaced pages in length (not including the References page) and utilize no less than four academic quality sources. Margins should be no more than one inch (right and left) and the essay should be composed in an appropriate font and size. Sources must be documented and cited using APA format

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Introduction
World War 1 otherwise known as the Great War is a war that had its origins in Europe
and was fought between the years 1914 to 1918. It is reported to be one of the largest wars
ever fought in history. More than seven million civilians and nine million fighters died in the
war. Although there were several events that led to the start of the war, the assassination of
Archduke Franz Ferdinand was the immediate cause (Mulligan, 2017) There were two sides
to the war: the Central Powers Bulgaria, Germany, Ottoman Empire and Austria Hungary and
the Allied Powers which are Belgium, France, Great Britain, Greece, Italy, Montenegro,
Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, and America. The end of this war brought about
revolutions in the countries that were involved and some underwent political changes.
Nationalism, Imperialism, and Militarism
Nationalism can be defined as an extreme case of patriotism and loyalty that is
displayed by a person to their country. A person who practices nationalism will place the
interests of their country before those of any other country. In the 20th century nationalism
was very much wide spread leading it to become one of the causes of the World War 1
(Mulligan, 2017) Before the War, most Europeans believed their country to be better than the
others since it gave them too much confidence in their country. Nationalism also made the
citizens of the various countries believe that their neighboring countries to be scheming,
deceitful, aggressive and uncivilized among others. Citizens of the countries that practiced
nationalism also believed that in the case that a war erupted they would come out as the
ultimate winners. Nationalism in the early 1900s led to competition between the various
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