Sietzy 11 (mainly france), or dividing them (france and britain, successor states, and simply everyone against communism), this coherent sequence of events sent out a clear warning about the tumultuous effects economic instability may have for the social and political fabric of democratic systems. World war i the first world war began as a local war between austria-hungary and serbia in 1914 it grew into a war involving 32 countries the allies included britain, france, russia, italy and the united states. In world war ii, britain and france were allied against germany and italy all except germany had significant imperial holdings and interests in the middle east germany wanted not only the defeat of britain and france, but german gains in this region. August 4 - britain declares war on germany after germany demanded unobstructed passage for her armies through belgium (britain was the guarantor of belgium's neutrality stance) germany now at war with three major powers. How the first world war influenced music, art, unions, minorities, literature and the general feeling social effects of ww1 music art during this time period was referred to as dada art during this time period was extremely depressing due to the depressing nature of the war they had just fought.
The war in europe had a drastic impact on the home fronts of england and germany the war in europe resulted in the destruction of britain's industrial and civilian areas, creating implications within its economy. Social implications before world war i broke out, the industrialized and industrializing nations of europe were class societies the lifestyles of the better-off, the landowning nobility, of the business elite (factory owners, bankers, merchants, engineers), of the intellectual elite, of the farmers and of the working class being very different. The victors of the war, the united states, britain, france, and italy, forced germany and its allies to accept responsibility for the outbreak of the war in the treaty of versailles the germans, however, reacted with indignation up to the 1960s they considered the claim that germany was the culprit of the war an outrage. Germany had a smaller resorceand industrial base than all the contries the führer decided to make war against having taken on the soviet union and america while still at war with britain, there was no way that germany could match the material output of its adversaries.
On the one hand, roosevelt and the so-called internationalists claimed that a program of aid to great britain and other countries fighting against germany would make actual us participation in the war unnecessary. During the first world war the countries britain, france, italy and russia fought against germany, austria and turkey the united states of america entered the war right at the end, and helped britain and its allies to win the war. The edwardian era in its strictest form, lasted from 1901 to 1910, during which edward vii (1841-1910) reigned as king of the united kingdom of great britain and ireland and of the british dominions and emperor of india however, in its broader interpretation, the spirit of the edwardians—-which. Therefore, britain, which had a defense agreement with belgium, declared war on germany the next day, august 4, bringing the number of countries involved up to six there would soon be more there would soon be more.
Germany hoped britain would stay out of the war altogether however, the germans knew that britain had promised to defend belgium under the treaty of london of 1839 the germans wanted the british government to ignore the treaty of london and let the german army pass through belgium. However the boer war (1899-1902) had exposed britain's lack of a reliable ally and proved she had very few friends this allied to the growing might of germany, caused britain to abandon her policy of isolation. Among the causes of world war ii were italian fascism in the 1920s, japanese militarism and invasion of china in the 1930s, and especially the political takeover in 1933 of germany by adolf hitler and his nazi party and its aggressive foreign policy. Hitler is a singular figure in human history, and the course of the 20th century arguably pivots around his actions as chancellor of germany between 1933 and 1945. The british and french renew their hostilities against china in the second opium war in the aftermath of the struggle, china is forced to pay another indemnity the importation of opium is legalized.
In the last few pre-war years, nazi germany blazed the path to conflict -- rearming, signing a non-aggression treaty with the ussr, annexing austria, and invading czechoslovakia. The british view the war of 1812 quite differently than americans do the star-spangled war confirmed independence for the united states but for great britain, it was a betrayal. A full two years before germany's aggressive naval policy would draw the united states into the war against them, kaiser wilhelm announces an important step in the development of that policy.
Germany from 1871 to 1918 the german empire, 1871-1914 the german empire was founded on january 18, 1871, in the aftermath of three successful wars by the north german state of prussia. The largest political party in germany, the marxist spd, initially opposed the war, voted for war credits only because the government successfully presented the issue as one of defence against. In the years preceding world war i, europe was divided into two groups of nation-states united by treaty germany, austria-hungary, and italy were opposed by russia, france, and great britain, who were known collectively as. Britain prepared for the bombing of the civilian population with the construction of air raid shelters and the evacuation of children the effect on city children of being up rooted and being sent away to the country was considerable.
The terms of the treaty of versailles were announced in june 1919 the german politicians were not consulted about the terms of the treaty they were shown the draft terms in may 1919 they complained bitterly, but the allies did not take any notice of their complaints germany had very little. The agreement allied germany and italy (which were at war with britain) and japan (which was at war with china) germany and italy has since 1939-40 been at war with britain japan since 1937 had been at war with china. World war i, which began in august 1914, was the result of decades of imperial competition between the european monarchies great britain, france, germany, austria-hungary, italy, turkey, the netherlands, belgium, and russia all claimed territories around the globe.