In conclusion, the World War I and II were caused by different factors such as treaties, militarism, patriotic tensions that led to economic crises. The major causes of WWI treaties, militarism, nationalism and imperialism all played the major roles in conflicts. The main causes of WW II were patriotic tensions, unresolved issues, and effects of the Great Depressions. All these factors contributed to economic crises and famine in most parts of the countries across the globe. However, the two wars marked some changes especially change in political systems that many nations did not expect.
Both World War I and II led to some effects on across the globe. The major effect was severe economic crisis, which caused despair and uncertain future of the nations. The Austria-Hungary coalition collapsed due to war. Although after the WWI, the new political structure was formed but lacked stability due to multiple ethnic tensions. The WWII contributed to economic depression as well as contributed to famine in most parts of the world. Another effect was political instabilities in most parts of the countries that led to economic collapse, which became difficult to deal with. However, both wars accelerated the process of industrialization and created new governments as well as political systems that people were not prepared for. The wars created political changes and created economic changes across the globe.
The course of history in the world was forever changed by World War II. As the causes and effects are reviewed, one canât help but wonder, could this war have been avoided? WWII was a worldwide conflict that lasted nearly six years and resulted in heavy casualties of human lives and property in several parts of the world. WWII began on September 1st, 1939 and ended on September 2nd, 1945. It has gone down in history as being one of the most gruesome wars ever fought. Most known facts about the war are the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki from the United States and the Holocaust. The Holocaust was a genocide of six million European Jews through Nazi Germany.
Many causes led to World War II, and the main causes were patriotic tensions, antipathy that resulted for the WWI, unresolved issues, and effects of the Great Depression and interwar era in Europe. The events that culminated to the war outbreak were due to attack of Poland by Germany and Soviet Union. In addition, the attack of China by the Japan Empire contributed to WWII. The aggressive actions that were made during the official affirmation and armed resistance for war led to the war. Another factor that led to WWII is the Treaty of Versailles that was made by Germany (Bull 197). This was a bad treaty, which blamed Germany and demanded large payments from them. Adolf Hitler discovered that Germany was suffering because of the unfair Treaty of Versailles and took advantage of what Germany was undergoing to secretly start building Germany’s army. Britain and France were aware of Hitler’s actions, but they believed that building a strong army would prevent Communism.
The effects of WWII rang around the world. 22 to 25 million soldiers lost their lives and 38 to 55 million civilians also lost their lives. Many others were left homeless as the world was in a great depression. In the Holocaust, 6 million Jews were killed. Nations drew new borders as a result of this war. Allied Forces came together with more countries and the United Nations was formed. It was designed to promote security and peace throughout the world. In WWII dictatorships were ended. Jobs were created during the war and as a result of it, but healing the economy took a long time.
• The Sudetenland led Stalin to make the Nazi-Soviet Pact, because he believed he could not trust Britain. This drawing by the British cartoonist David Low (20 March 1935) is titled 'Cause comes before effect'. (Four days earlier Hitler had held his 'Freedom to Rearm' military rally where he denounced the disarmament clauses of the Versailles Treaty and announced the reinstatement of conscription in Germany.) Click here for the interpretation 4. Hitler was expansionist • Many historians still think that the Second World War was Hitler's personal war, and that he always intended to fight a war - as a re-run of a First World War he did not believe that German had lost fairly.
One of the most gruesome Wars of all time, World War 2 is best known for the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the United States and the Holocaust - the genocide of six million European Jews by Nazi Germany.