The Origins of World War I Cause and Effect Essay by cee-cee

The Origins of World War I
This paper discusses the origins of World War I and its significance to world history.
# 110532 | 974 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 25, 2008 in History (European - World Wars) , European Studies (World Wars)

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The paper describes the build-up of tensions that led to the outbreak of World War I. The paper discusses how the war took hundreds of thousands of lives and showed the technology of the Industrial Revolution in warfare and killing. The paper notes how, although this war was meant to end all wars, it actually set the foundation for another war in Europe some twenty five years later.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Badsey, Stephen. "The Western Front and the Birth of Total War." 3 March 2003. 12 Jan. 2008.<>
  • Bourne, J. M. Who's Who in World War One. London: Routledge, 2001.
  • Sheffield, Gary. "The Origins of World War One." 3 March 2003. 12 Jan. 2008.<>

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