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  World War II - Conservapedia
World War II was a global conflict fought between the Allied powers which eventually came to include the United States, the Soviet Union, the British Commonwealth, the Republic of China, and many other nations, and the Axis Powers (mainly Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, and Imperial Japan).
The causes of World War II are complicated.
The immediate causes of World War II are generally held to be the Japanese attacks on China and the British and Dutch colonies, and the German invasion of Poland on the 1st September 1939.
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  Causes of World War II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The immediate Causes of World War II are generally held to be the German invasion of Poland, and the Japanese attacks on China, the United States, and British and Dutch colonies.
Commonly held underlying causes for World War II are the rise of nationalism, the rise of militarism, and the presence of unresolved territorial issues.
The world wars were the culmination of a millennium-long process of intermingling of Germans and Slavs.
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 World War II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Commonly held general causes for WWII are the rise of nationalism, the rise of militarism, and the presence of unresolved territorial issues.
The war triggered an international outcry and on December 14 the Soviet Union was expelled from the League of Nations.
It was one of the bloodiest sieges of the war.
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 World War II   (Site not responding. Last check: )
World War II was the most extensive and costly armed conflict in the history of the world involving the great majority of the nations being fought simultaneously in several major and costing approximately 55.5 million lives (see below).
Indeed the first combat in World War II was a German attack against Poland while the last combat was a thousand-aircraft bombing attack on Japan August 14 1945.
The war also saw the re-emergence the United States from its isolationism the destruction and rebuilding of Germany Japan into major industrial powers the advent the atomic bomb and the emergence of the United and the Soviet Union as global superpowers.
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 The causes of World War II   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The causes of World War II The causes of World War II By Heather
The causes of World War II were the Peace of Paris, economic problems, nationalism, the rise of dictators, military aggression, the Spanish Civil War, and the failure of appeasement.
One of the causes of World War II were unresolved problems from World War I. The peace treaties signed at the end of World War I helped cause World War II because the countries that won the war took advantage of Germany (one of the countries that lost).
www.monet.k12.ca.us /Challenge/The_Cay/causes_of_world_war_ii.htm   (676 words)

 Causes of World War II - WarWiki
The immediate Causes of World War II are generally held to be the German invasion of Poland, and the Japanese attacks on China, the United States, and the British and Dutch colonies.
World War II started after these aggressive actions were met with an official declaration of war, armed resistance or both.
The direct cause of the United States' entry into the war with Japan was the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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 Ø Causes Of World War Ii Ø
Causes Of The Second World War It is understandable that China, India, and the other regions of what would become the post-World War II third world did not produce and export the relatively high-value commodities like wheat and wool exported by temperate settler.
Its cause was a combination of factors: the volatility of the Cold War in a nuclear age and the fear of causing a world-wide conflagration through an escalation of the Vietnam War to other countries, a distrust of waging all-out war.
For Shirer, the causes of World War II are very simple: Germany fell under the control of a bunch of ruthless gangsters bent on world domination, and Britain and France were too cowardly to oppose them and too benighted by.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for World War II   (Site not responding. Last check: )
World War I WORLD WAR I [World War I] 1914-18, also known as the Great War, conflict, chiefly in Europe, among most of the great Western powers.
Philip II PHILIP II [Philip II] 1527-98, king of Spain (1556-98), king of Naples and Sicily (1554-98), and, as Philip I, king of Portugal (1580-98).
George II GEORGE II [George II] 1890-1947, king of the Hellenes (1922-23, 1935-47), successor and eldest son of King Constantine I.
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 Worl War II -   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The causes of World War II are naturally a debated subject, but a common view, particularly among the allies in the early post-war years, ties them to the expansionism of Germany and Japan: Germany had lost wealth, power and status following the first world war and the expansion was to make Germany great again.
In Asia, Japan's efforts to become a world power and the rise of militarist leadership (in the 1930s the government in Japan was undermined as militarists rose to power and de facto gained totalitarian control) led to conflicts with first China and later the United States.
The belligerents of the Second World War are usually considered to belong to either of the two blocs: the Axis and the Allies.
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 World War Two - Main Causes
Although the outbreak of war was triggered by Germany's invasion of Poland, the causes of the war are more complex.
As a punishment for having started World War One, Germany was not allowed to join and Russia was also excluded due to a growing fear of Communism.
When the world was hit by depression in the late 1920s countries were reluctant to lose trading partners to other non-member countries.
www.historyonthenet.com /WW2/causes.htm   (1860 words)

 World War II
World War II affected the civilian populations of all the fighting nations.
World War II was a war in which civilians were in the front line.
During World War II, civilians and soldiers in the Soviet Union fought the Germans with a hatred and determination seldom matched elsewhere in Europe.
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 Free Essay Causes of World War II
World War I and the treaties that ended it also created new political and economic problems.
After World War I ended, representatives of the victorious nations met in Paris in 1919 to draw up peace treaties for the defeated countries.
The war in Spain was also a rehearsal for World War II, in that it split the world into forces that either supported or opposed Nazism and Fascism.
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 World War II
World War II World War II Abstract: This is an interdisciplinary overview of the major aspects, events, and implications of World War II.
The Technology unit for World War II will primarily be based upon technologies that were invented before or during the war, but for the most part were utilized as a major part of the war effort, or came as a result of wartime technologies.
I plan on going into some of the causes of the war, such as appeasement and the peace settlement of World War I. also want to describe the war from a more objective view, not the typical patriotic view given in world history textbooks.
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 Causes Of World War 2
When World War 1 ended in a German defeat and the large German military was dismantled, most Germans accepted the new reality and did their best to build their new post-war civilian life, in difficult economic circumstances.
The Generals returned to attempting to remove Hitler when he was losing the war, and in 1944 he survived an assassination attempt by the military by pure luck, when a bomb exploded next to him in a room where he held a meeting.
One can not write about the causes of World War 2 without referring to the Japanese militarism, that was very similar to the German militarism, and which put Japan in the hands of militarist leaders with expansionist aggression similar to Hitler's.
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 World War II: An Overview | Scholastic.com
World War II was the deadliest, most destructive war in history.
Germany and its allies had been the losers in World War I. Germany was stripped of one sixth of its territory and forced to pay huge reparations (payments by a defeated country for the destruction it caused in a war).
The war in the Pacific did not end until after the U.S. dropped two atomic bombs on Japan — the only time such bombs were ever used in war.
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 World War II - Research and Read Books, Journals, Articles at Questia Online Library
After World War I, defeated Germany, disappointed Italy, and ambitious Japan were anxious to regain or increase their power; all three eventually adopted forms of dictatorship (see National Socialism and fascism) that made the state supreme and called for expansion at the expense of neighboring countries.
World War II was a truly global conflict, fought in every one of the five continents.
France and the Second World War provides a fresh and balanced insight into the events of this era of conflict, exploring the key themes of:* Occupation as a social, economic and political phenomenon* the Vichy regime and the politics of collaboration* the 'resistance', resistors and its ideology* the liberation* the legacy of the wartime period.
www.questia.com /library/history/military-history/world-war-ii/world-war-ii.jsp   (3084 words)

 Causes of the Second World War
War was caused by a combination of ‘a’ to ‘d’, but Hitler’s aims and actions were the main cause of war.
The rearmament of Germany was a cause for war because it broke the Treaty of Versailles (28
September 1938) was a cause of war, because it broke the Treaty of St. Germain.
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 Causes of World War II
Causes of World War II On the Road to World War II & the Conferences of the War
The Causes and Consequences of World War II
War and Crisis in Asia and Europe, 1937 to 1940
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 The History Place - World War Two in Europe Timeline
- World War One ends with German defeat.
During the conference, Roosevelt announces the war can end only with an unconditional German surrender.
U.S. in World War II in the Pacific
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 ::Long term causes of World War Two::
World War Two was not caused solely by short term events in the 1930's such as Austria and Czechoslovakia.
The anger and resentment that built up in Nazi Germany - and which was played on by Hitler during his rise to power and when he became Chancellor in January 1933 - also had long term causes that went back to the 1919 Treaty of Versailles.
Therefore, Europe was effectively lulled into a false sense of security by 1929 as the politicians of Europe had made it plain that war was no longer an option in solving disputes and that previous enemies were now friends.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /long_term_causes_of_world_war_tw.htm   (742 words)

 Cause of World War II
However, have you realised that the World War II was the culmination of the inter-war period, and that your whole course of study has been building up to understanding it?
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.
(as on this webpage) is the analysis of the factors which caused the war to happen.
www.johndclare.net /RoadtoWWII7a.htm   (827 words)

 WarMuseum.ca - Canadian Newspapers and the Second World War: The History of World War 2
The world would have to live with weapons that had the potential to kill millions in moments and indeed to kill the whole human race.
That prospect was increased when a Cold War rose out of the Second World War, and pitted the Communist Soviet Union, suspicious of the West and intent on protecting itself from further attacks on its soil, against democratic capitalist countries such as the United States and Canada.
The United Nations was a further attempt to turn the war in the direction of constructive change, an imperfect but deliberate effort to construct a system of international co-operation where possible and a method of deterrence when peace failed.
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 World War II | Pearl Harbor | Adolf Hitler | Questia.com Online Library
...World War II was a truly global conflict, fought in every one of the five continents.
...France and the Second World War is a concise introduction to a crucial and controversial period of French history - world war and occupation.
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 BBC - History - World War Two
The rows were explosive, the challenges enormous, but he led Britain through the war with unique assurance.
Partisans: War in the Balkans 1941 - 1945 - A brutal war of resistance, by Dr Stephen A Hart
War in the South China Sea: The Sinking of Force Z by Lieutenant Commander Geoffrey Brooke
www.bbc.co.uk /history/worldwars/wwtwo   (1525 words)

 Welcome to World War II News Magazine
The Causes of World War II The Pacific Theatre The Russian Front Causes of WWII
In World War I, Germany decided to attack France, even if France wasn't involved yet, with plans to get to Paris.
The combination of Hitler's sick mind with the legitimate desire of his people to overcome consequences of World War I and get out of the Great Depression, eventually led to the Invasion of Europe by Nazis - which is the beginning of World War II.
www.geocities.com /c0mplace/articles/causes.htm   (280 words)

 GI -- World War II Commemoration
World War II ended on September 2, 1945 with the formal surrender of Japan aboard the U.S. battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of the war, we have put together what we believe to be the definitive collection of World War II historical materials on the Web.
More informative articles about the war, organized by person and topic, are here for study and reflection.
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