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This paper must be 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.

The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was the immediate cause of World War I. But the events that led to the Great War 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 between 1914-1917. 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.

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WORLD WAR 1 HISTORICAL ESSAY

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WORLD WAR 1 HISTORICAL ESSAY
Although the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was the immediate trigger of
the commencement of the First World War, there are many forces that led to the start of the war,
and which led to its expansion to most parts of Europe (Lowndes, 2011). This paper discusses
the major forces that led to the start and escalation of the First World War including militarism,
imperialism, nationalism, alliances between states among many other forces. The paper also
looks into the forces that drove the United States to participate in the war, the forces that made
the US to play neutral at the beginning to the middle of the war, events that led to the defeat of
the treaty of Versailles and the role of President Woodrow Wilson during and after the Great
War.
Nationalism is the first major force that led to the commencement of the First World War.
During the preceding decade, nations started shaping their national values, beliefs and power
both economically and militarily (Mulligan, 2014). Each country in Europe wanted to show their
prowess and dominance in Europe as well as other regions, thus were ready to defend themselves
and their allies. This then led to alliances according to nationality, which escalated the war in the
whole of Europe as well as drawing in other countries like the United States. Apart from that,
German nationalism, which was becoming a major force among German speaking states and
people, also fueled antagonism between states, which escalated the war (Lowndes, 2011). The
Pan-Germanism movement glued German-speaking people from all countries together, making
Germany to become a strong and powerful state. This made German nationalism to extend
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Tutor went the extra mile to help me with this essay. Citations were a bit shaky but I appreciated how well he handled APA styles and how ok he was to change them even though I didnt specify. Got a B+ which is believable and acceptable.

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