The Causes of World War I Research Paper by hicaliber

The Causes of World War I
An analysis of the causes of World War I according to four separate documents.
# 95282 | 2,488 words | 4 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on May 20, 2007 in English (Analysis) , English (Comparison) , History (European - World Wars)

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This paper discusses various opinions on the factors causing the outbreak of World War I. It compares and contrasts four documents that discuss World War I. It then critiques the material that was used in sources and examines the opinions expressed in them to determine whether they are generally accurate, or whether they have ideas and beliefs in them that are not generally accepted among historians.

Table of Contents:
Comparison and Contrast of Source Material
Critique of Source Material

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Americanization (1925). Dept. Veterans of Foreign Wars of U.S., America: Great crises in our history told by its makers.
  • Barnes, Harry Elmer. (1970). The genesis of the world war: an introduction to the problem of war guilt. Howard Fertig, Inc.
  • Marston, F.S. (1981). The peace conference of 1919: organization and procedure Greenwood Press, 1981.
  • Rothberg, Gunter E., Moltke, Schlieffen (1986). The Doctrine of Strategic Envelopment. In Makers of modern strategy from Machiavelli to the nuclear age. Peter Paret ed.

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