How Has World War 1 Changed America

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Ernest Hemingway, an American novelist and journalist, stated: “World War I was the most colossal, murderous, mismanaged butchery that has ever taken place on earth. Any writer who said otherwise lied, So the writers either wrote propaganda, shut up, or fought” (The Shock of the New). World War I not only changed America after but it changed the whole world. Every war is caused by something and World War I had many significant causes. Each sides had battles that determined the outcome of the war. Like every war it comes to an end and when World War I the peace treaties offered set up new laws that affect every country. The significant outcomes of World War I continue to impact today’s society.
War is like a match because it takes multiple attempts to strike a match, but once that match is lit then there’s no going back. Everyone has their own opinion on how the war started. The main causes of the war was the assassination of Franz Ferdinand, alliances, nationalism, internal dissent, and militarism. The assassination of Franz Ferdinand and the alliances that formed after caused alterations between countries. “Tensions rise across Europe. Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, is shot dead in Sarajevo, capital of the Austrian province Bosnia” (“The Global Conflict That Defined a
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Wars of the Past 100 Years." Conflict Resolution). War not only affects individuals it affects countries socially, economically, and politically unfortunately, like some individuals countries do not heal. World War I may have turned out differently had certain circumstances of what caused the war, the major turning points, and the peace treaties not happened. The history of World War I will live with individuals forever because of the effects it had on every country. All the outcomes of World War I still continue o influence the world