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Question by arbs
Submitted on 3/30/2004
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Was Hitler the main cause of ww1? I think that the treaty of Versailles was the main cause of world war 1.


Answer by Hudson Lemon
Submitted on 4/6/2004
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Adolf Hitler was certainly not the cause of WW1 considering he didn't come to power until the 30's, and during WW1 he was nothing more than a grunt in the German army.

 

Answer by kirby
Submitted on 4/21/2004
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I do not believe one country or person was directly responsible for starting WW1.  I think it was started because many countries felt the need to expand therefore causing a major struggle for power.

 

Answer by will
Submitted on 4/26/2004
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he wasn't alive

 

Answer by jordan
Submitted on 4/29/2004
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because he was a scrubby bum and liked guys

 

Answer by KoolKat
Submitted on 5/2/2004
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Willis, shutup.

Hitler was in fact alive and well in WW1, however he was not the cause of the Great War.

The Great War started in 1914 due to the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, by the "Black Hand", a Serbian nationalist secret society.

 

Answer by webstar
Submitted on 5/6/2004
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Gravilo Princhip was the one that shot arch duke ferdinand in the neck and his pregnent wife in the stomach. plus its was the ruler of germany trying to get a more powerful navy than the british then the germans marched towards france but couldnt take out the towers so they marched round and attacked behind but they whent through belguim so britain got pulled in

 

Answer by Darkraynos
Submitted on 5/6/2004
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the person who shot Archduke Franz Ferdinand was shot by a person named princip not princhip and in fact Hitler for all you know was NOT gay. so i think your a homophob.

than the U.S. joined the war because Germany was using the sub to blow up ships going in and out of Britain. sometimes they were killing American men so  the U.S. joined to stop Germany

 

Answer by Sage
Submitted on 5/19/2004
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No I don't think it happened by Adolf Hitler.... Because it just doesn't seem right that he would do it... heh even though he was the worst person of all :P but still i think it happened because of the things happened with Europe n stuff like that

 

Answer by magoo
Submitted on 6/3/2004
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I do believe that hitler was apart of the war, but no, definitely not the cause of World War 1. I do believe that he was the cause of World War II and that he was indeed a homophob, I don't think he was gay as he had a wife who shot herself.

 

Answer by brosrose
Submitted on 6/4/2004
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Hitler was born around the time of ww1 of course but he didn't cause the war but he was eager to fight for Germany because he thought he would for once show the world how superior Germany is compared to the rest of Europe. He joined the army and would love to impress his fellow soldiers by volunteering for dangerous tasks. He was later on blinded by a gas attack and sended off to a hospital. in that time, Germany surrended and Hitler went into deep depression. He blamed it all on the Jews, saying how they didn't really help out.

 

Answer by nikki
Submitted on 6/9/2004
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Um i think you'll find that Hitler and had nothing to do with world war 1 and the treaty of Versailles didn't even exist then. the treaty was what great Britain got Germany to sign AFTER world war one to try and make sure that it didn't happen again...

...but of course that scrubby bum poof Hitler made another war. so yeah. enjoy my knowledge :)

 

Answer by jim bob jim
Submitted on 6/17/2004
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I do not believe one country or person was directly responsible for starting WW1.  I think it was started because many countries felt the need to expand therefore causing a major struggle for power.

 

Answer by Who are these fools?
Submitted on 6/23/2004
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I have never seen such a blatant display of stupidity regarding the causes of WW1. Most of you are incredibly DENSE, especially those of you who actually believe that one man could be the cause of a war - Especially Hitler who  wasn't in Government or held no power at the time of WW1 - YES HE WAS BORN!


 

Answer by Who are these fools?
Submitted on 6/30/2004
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hitler had one testicle and goering was a tranny. stalin was friends with winston churchill.

if you had done history you would know this.

 

Answer by Tiffany Tibbs
Submitted on 7/15/2004
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Hitler was not the cause of WW1 he didnt even have anything to do with the war.  How could one man start a huge war as WW1

 

Answer by munchieman
Submitted on 8/9/2004
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Triple alliances and Austrio-Hungary's fear of losing slav's in Austria prompted them to go to war with Serbia (the assasination of Ferdinand was just an excuse for them, they were looking to do it for a long time). This caused a domino affect where everyone became involved.

 

Answer by ace ventura
Submitted on 9/8/2004
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It was the jewish conspiracy for acquiring a place between the destroyed nations cause they were all the time financially strong and they've acheived it in form of Russia and part of Germany.

 

Answer by andrea
Submitted on 9/13/2004
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no he was the cause of world war 2. but anyhow i do beleive that he was a soldier in world war 1.

 

Answer by non-conformist of the socialist alliance
Submitted on 9/17/2004
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Go to school peoples! Fill your brains with knowledge! YEAH!
I think you'll find that Nikki further up the page is right.  The Treaty of Versaille was comprised after the First World War.  But hey lets not blame all the answerers...let's blame the idiot who wrote the question in the first place!
P.S. How can you guys say he was gay?  Did you know him personally?  I think not.  Such a political figure would hardly have expressed his sexuality openly to a nation and world, especially in those times.

 

Answer by spaz
Submitted on 9/26/2004
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im not sure if hitler was an exact cause of the war but he did seem to play a big role in it getting worse

 

Answer by zxcvbnm
Submitted on 9/28/2004
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no most definitely not
well he was the cause of ww2

 

Answer by Stoo
Submitted on 9/30/2004
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I think what the original question was meant to ask was, was Hitler to blame for the start of WW II.  It's a simple typo and he/she even mentions the Treaty of Versaille but not one of you has noticed that the Treaty was signed after WW I and so could not have been the cause of WW I.  RTFQ!

 

Answer by peepers
Submitted on 10/10/2004
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it started because every country wanted some land and so the death of franz ferdinand was the excuse to have a war and to expand empires.

 

Answer by HITLER MOBILE
Submitted on 10/11/2004
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HITLER WAS ACTUALLY IN SERIOUS ANAL DEVELOPMENTS WITH STALIN MAKING SEX TOYS AND WEAVING CARPETS FROM PUBES.

 

Answer by sammylou
Submitted on 10/20/2004
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hitler was not the cause of WW1 and by the way the treaty of versaille was after WW1.

 

Answer by Student
Submitted on 10/20/2004
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Yes, Hitler was alive in WW1, and yes, I do think that more than one person or nations caused WW1, but was The Treaty of Versailles a cause?? Come on, I mean for god's sake that was at the END of WW1

 

Answer by Espia
Submitted on 10/23/2004
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who was the president of Germany in 1914 ?

 

Answer by steni
Submitted on 11/4/2004
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The 3 main things that caused WW1 were:
•   The Assasination of Archduke ferdinand
•   The rise of Nationalism
•   The building up of the Military and Aliances            

Europe avoided major wars in the 100 years before World War 1 began. In the 1800's, an idea swept across the continent that helped bring about the Great War.It was Nationalism - the belief that loyalty to a person's nation and its political and economic goals come before any other countrie's During the 1800's nationalism became popular for the people who shared a common language, history, or culture. They began to view themselfes as supirieor. Nationalism led to the creation of two new powers:Italy and Germany. through the uniting of many small states. War had a major role in achieving nation strength in Italy and Germany. But also nationalism weakened the eastern European Countries of Austria,Hungary, Russia, and Turkey. They ruled many national groups that urged for independence. The Balkan Peninsula or the "Powder Keg of Europe" because tensions there threatened to start a major war. Rivalry for control of the Balkans added to the tensions that erupted into World War 1.

Building Military strength occurred among European countries before World War 1 broke out. Nationalism encouraged public support for military buildups and for a country's use of force to reach its goals. By the late 1800's, Germany had the best trained army in the world. In 1898 Germany began making a naval force that was big enough to challenge the British navy. In 1906, the British navy launched the Dreadnought, the first modern battleship. The Dreadnought had greater firepower that any other ship of its time. Germany rushed to construct on just like it. Advances in technology helped aid in making military forces stronger. Machine guns and other new weapons fired more accurately and more rapidly that earlier weapons. By the end of the 1800's, technology enabled countries to fight longer and bear greater losses that ever before.

A Group of Alliances gave European powers
a sense of security before World War 1.They formed these alliances with eachother for protection and to guarente that other members of the alliance would come to the country's aid if attacked. Although alliances provided protection, the system also created certian dangers. If war came, the alliance system meant that a number of nations would fight, not only the two involved in a duspute. Alliances could force a counry to go to war against a nation it had no quarrel with. In addition, the terms of many alliances were kept secret. The secrecy also increased the chances that a county might guess wrong about the consequeneces of its actions. The Triple Alliance was made up of 3 countries, Germany, Italy, and Austria. They all agreed to go to war if attacked by Russia. Bismarck also brought Austria and Germany into alliance with Russia. The agreement was known as the "Three Emperor's League" and it was formed in 1881. They all agreed to remain neutral if any of them went to war with another country. In 1890 when Bismarck left office it gave a chance for Russia and France to form an alliance. In 1894, France and Russia agreed to call up troops if any naiton in the Triple Alliance mobilized. Russia and France also agreed to help eachother if either were attacked be Germany.

Beginning of the War On June 28, 1914 Archduke Francis Ferdinand was assassinated by a Serbian terrorist named Gavrilo Princip. The Archduke's assassination triggered the outbreak of World War 1. On July 28 Austria declard war on Serbia. Because of Austria's alliance with Germany, Serbia try to get help from Russia. In 1914 Russia vowed to stand behind Serbia, but first Russia gained support from France. Germany declared war on Russia on Aug. 1, 1914, in response to Russias mobilization. Two days later Germany declared war on France. The German Army swept into Belgium on its way to France. The invasion of Belgium caused Britian to declare war on Germany on August. Germanys plan for a quick defeat of France while Russia slowly mobilized was called the "Schlieffen Plan". This plan called for two wings of the German army to crush the French army in a pincers movement. A small left wing would defend Germany alongs its frontier with France. A much larger right wing would invade France through Belgium, close in and capture Paris, and them move east. Belgiums army fought bravely but held up the Germans for only a short time. By August 16,1914, the right wing of Germany could begin its pincers motion. It drove back French and British forces in southern Belguim and swept info France. But instead of swinging west around Paris, one part of the right wing pursued retreating French toops toward the Marne River. This maneuver left the Germans exposed to attacks form the rear.

Meanwhile, General Joseph Joffre, commander of all French armies, stationed his forces near the Marne River east of Paris and prepared for battle. This battle was later known as the "First Battle of the Marne", beginning on September 6 and ending September 9 when German forces started to withdraw. The First Battle of the Marne was a key victory for the Allies because it ended Germanys hopes to defeat France quickly. The German army halted its retreat near the Aisne River. From there, the Germans and the Allies fought a series of battles that became known as the Race to the Sea. Germany sought to seize ports on the English Channel and cut off vital supply lines between France and Britian. But the Allies stopped the Germans in the First Battle of Ypres in Belgium. The battle lasted from mid October until mid November. By late November 1914, the war reached a deadlock along the Western Front as neither side gained much ground. The deadlock lasted nearly 3 ½ years.

    

 

Answer by sarah
Submitted on 11/17/2004
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Simply, the cause of WWI was Germany's rapid rise in power. It became unified, thus isolating France. Competition was growing quickly. Hence, a major clash in the two main factors of WWI: IMPERIALISM AND NATIONALISM.
You guys, please try to keep in mind that the National Socialist Party (who eventually put Hitler into power) was the very beginning of the Nazis who vastly grew in popularity because of Germany's fear of communism. Hitler was so willing to fight for Germany as a response to his hatred of the stipulations imposed on the nation by the Peace Settlement of 1919. This was what won him his support. And, come on, if you guys have done any reading, you would know that one of the MAIN reasons for Hitler's hatred of the Jews was merely that Marx was a Jew.

 

Answer by Start to finish - Hitlers Life
Submitted on 11/21/2004
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*Hitler was born in Braunan am Inn, Austria, on April 20,1889
* Was born to a Civil Servant Alois Hitler and his cousin/wife Klara
* He was a slow learner and did poorly in school as a result of his authoritarian father
* He was freed when his father died in his mid-sixties and he was only 14yrs and his mother died when he was only 18yrs
* Lived in Vienna between 1909 and 1913
* Tried to enter the Academy for Art in Vienna and was rejected once and failed the second time
* Then moved to Munich (Germany) in 1913 and was there when WW1 broke out in1914
* Hitler tried for the army but failed the fitness examnation
* But then volunteered in a Bavarian Regiment an was assigned as a message runner but also saw combat on the front line
* Was wounded in a gas attack
* He received the Iron Cross 2nd Class for Bravery Twice and a not commissioned rank of Corporal
* After the War he was a spy for military authorities on the radical political parties which were considered a threat to German
*One group was the German Workers Party and Hitler was soon attending meeting and found a member,drawn by Party doctrine of mysticism and Anti-Semetism
*He soon became a speaker of the party in 1919
* Then renamed the party the National Socialist German Workers Party (NSDAP/NAZI)
* Then declared himself Fuhrer of the party one year later
* He later called it the Nazi Party
*The Nazis tried to seize power by the force in Nov 1923(called the Beer Hall Putsch) and failed
* Hitler was convicted of high treason and sentenced to prison for a year
* Mein Kampf was published in July of 1925. It was written while Hitler was serving time in prison at Fortress of Landsberg am Lech.
* He hoped that the release of the book would destroy the legendary fabrications which the "Jewish Press" have circulated about him.
* Hitler thought it was time to bring about change to Germany and believed that this book would help influence the ideals of the German people.
This book scared the Jewish Community because of the ideals that Hitler had expressed in the book
*What scared them was the fact that Germany was so desperate for answers to its problems that this book could have the power to influence others and see Jews in the same way that Hitler did.
* He announced to achieve power legally
* He began to gain considerable support in Germany
* He ran for president in 1931 and failed
* was appointed Chancellor of Germany by President Von Hindenburg on Jan 30,1933
* Over the next 6 yrs Hitler under took measures to get rid of the Treaty of Versailles and its obligations
* promised to restore Germany to its once great Glory
*Hitler had pathological hostile towards Jews, Slava, Gypsies, homosexuals, and all other categories of people he deemed unfit to exist in his envisioned thousand-year Reich
* Hitler then founded a personal body guard named the SS(Storm Troopers) and became his secret army
* He then implemented measures designed to eliminate the Jews from German life
* Hitler passed the Enabling Act which made the Chancellor dictator of Germany and gave him even more power than the President
* Hitler's form of Government was called The Third Reich
* he had a firm " legal" basis on which to govern as he pleased after the President had signed it
* In 1933 the government had outlawed freedom of the press, all labor unions, and all political parties except the Nazis
* The Gestapo(secret state police) hunted down its enemies and opponents of the government and some were jailed and
shot on suspicions alone
* By the time Hindenburg died in August 1934 Hitler had ruled Germany completely
* He assumed the title fuhrer und Reichskanzler ( leader and Reich chancellor)
* Hitler had abolished the Presidential Office and merged it with his own to become the Chancellor of Germany
* he then violated the Treaty of Versailles by sending troops to Rheinland
* In 1938 Hitler successfully negotiated the union of Austria with Germany
* In 1938 he sent his troops to take over all of Czecholslovakia and narrowly averted a war with the Western Powers
* He ordered the invasion of Poland in 1939, then England & France declared war on Germany
* In 1940 Germany occupied Denmark, Norway, and the Low Countries, and then launched a major offensive against France
* Paris then fell and France surrendered, and greatly considered invading Great Britian
* Hitler assisted the Italians and took over Yugoslavia and Greece, later that year in invaded the Soviet Union
* Hitler had ordered a program of mass extermination of Jews that started in 1942 ( The Final Solution)
* The German army faltered outside of Moscow and began to retreat in 1942
* In 1943 the Germans had lost several major battles that occurred at Kursk, Kharkov, and Stalingrad
* By 1944 Western powers had invaded France, and German was retreating on both fronts and had been utterly wiped out in the African Campaigns.
* As of 1945 Hitler was a frail and shaken man who had truly lost touch with reality
*As Russians closed on Berlin in April of 1945, Hitler had put a gun in his mouth and killed himself
* Just a day earlier he had married his mistress Eva Braun in a bomb shelter

 

Answer by schleiffan
Submitted on 11/22/2004
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this one goes out to Tiffany Tibbs,

I totally agree that Hitler did not start world war 1. It was obviously to to the political struggles going on in Europe.

But about the How could one man star t a huge war as WW1. Hitler started WW2. So it is possible

 

Answer by MONKEYMAN!! BU YA
Submitted on 11/24/2004
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Countries were affected by conflict in: Nationalism, where leaders wanted more Power, so tried to take over countries. Militarism, people thought their armies with high quality and didn't trust other countries, Economic rivalries of needing more raw materials for their country. Alliance system breakdown to separate back the countries of countries that have been conquered. At this time some nations wanted world power so they teamed up with other countries and war started. Yes, some countries had these qualities which you think started WWI, such as Austria, Serbia nevertheless these are the general names of the qualities given of these conflicts which started war as explained in the top. Besides HITLER IS A HOOKING LOSER FOR A SOLDIER ROLE ONLY...

I'm not a nerd but it is true

 

Answer by the_all_knowing_one
Submitted on 11/29/2004
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erm, on the point of one man starting a whole war, george bush managed it.

On another point, the factors that lead up to world war one are so complicated that i would have to devout a whole website for them.

Also, Hitler actually fought in WW1

 

Answer by Rbouss
Submitted on 12/4/2004
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Hitler did not cause WWI. Gavrilo Princip is the closest to a scape-goat we have. When he assasinated Archduke Ferdinand, of the Austia-Hungerian Empire, whom Germany backed, for the cause of Serbian sovereignty. Hitler was in WWI, he loved war. He threw himself into battle and relished the oportunity to practice unrestricted murder. The Treaty of Versailles ended WWI, so it could not be the cause. It was, however, a major rallying point for Hitler. The treaty's castratoin of Germany left many Germans bitter and ready to follow a powerful leader, who would return them to the glory they had for less than fifty years, before WWI.

 

Answer by Jared R  Adams w. friend
Submitted on 12/6/2004
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yes i  think he was because he was a gay fag and liked to starve the slaves so they where easy to get. (IF YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN)

 

Answer by hope this helps
Submitted on 12/10/2004
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Hitler broke the Treaty of Versailles which was created to end WWI.  His disregard for the treaty did lead to the start of WWII though.  However, when the treaty was broke the world sat back and watched until is was too late.

 

Answer by You People Are Stupid
Submitted on 12/10/2004
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You people need to put your noses into a history book and figure out the right answer

 

Answer by akito
Submitted on 12/16/2004
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ww1 has roots in the franco-prussian war.

 

Answer by addie
Submitted on 1/2/2005
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hitler was definatly not responsible for ww1. it can be argued that he was the main cause of ww2 along with the treaty of versailles. the event that triggered ww1 was the assination of the austrian archduke in serbia. this gave austria justification to go to war with serbia although they would not have declared war if germany had not given austria a blank cheque. this brought all of the other countries into war because of the alliance systems that were supposed to keep peace. even if the archduke had not been assinated war would have broken out in europe because of a building of tensions between the major powers.

 

Answer by Timtim
Submitted on 1/14/2005
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Listen.Firstly Adolf Hitler was a soldier in ww1 how could he have started the war,for goodness sake people think before you write,the page was most likely started by a jew who keeps on feeling sorry for them selves,meanwhile they started the ww2 and they are going to start the 3dr ww

 

Answer by baker121
Submitted on 2/1/2005
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Yes we all know Hitler was not the cause of WWI, but he was a soldier during WWI. For all of you that did not know he was approximately 1/4 Jewish because his grandmother was Jewish. Supposedly his grandmother was very mean to his mother and that is one reason he hated the Jews. A fact that i liked is that he wanted to be an artist and he applied to an art school but they said he was the worst artist they had ever seen so that is why he stole paintings while on his crusades when he was killing the jews...so he was just a guy that didn't get the childhood he wanted so he took it out on the Jews!

 

Answer by Knower of All
Submitted on 2/13/2005
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You are all soooo wrong!!! Aliens started WW1 and then they left dragging their tails behind them.  They took Hitler (who was a very nice person) and left an alien in his place to take over the world... when the humanoids started to discover this however, he was ordered to kill himself to hide any evidence that might link the aliens to the war! der...

 

Answer by Meh
Submitted on 2/14/2005
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Of course he wasn't the cause of WW1. Hilter and the treaty of Versailles are what caused WW2, not WW1

 

Answer by ssboy
Submitted on 2/15/2005
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Philip guvrille killed duke Ferdinand and his wife.  caused some country(Austria-Hungary i think) to go to war with some other country, which caused the whole ally system to begin. So it was Austria-Hungary and Germany against britain, France and Russia.  Germany didn't want to be in the war but because of the "blank checks" for help in war, they had to.  Hitler was only a soldier in the war.  didn't do anything significant in the war.  PERIOD.


get it straight god damnit, at least KNOW what you say before you say it.

 

Answer by Meg
Submitted on 2/19/2005
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And IMPERIALISM

 

Answer by kerr of palawn
Submitted on 2/25/2005
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putang ina nio!!!

 

Answer by what is wrong with you people
Submitted on 3/6/2005
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Well, i wanna know why u guys care if Hitler or anyone else was gay or had a third nipple or one testicle. The question was NOT that. It was asking if Hitler caused the war. I don't know if Hitler caused the war, i don't think he did directly, there were other factors, but that was definitely Not answering the question! Wow! you guys are fighting over something that happened so long ago.. let it go! Hitler was alive, but i don't think he was the only person to start the war! I am no history major either but Who are these fools you definitely don't learn about hitler'stesticles in history class!

 

Answer by Karri
Submitted on 3/6/2005
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Oh Dear Lord! What a bunch of idiots! Who hasn't done history here? Hitler certainly was alive in 1914 when world war 1 began although he was a nobody until the late 1920's. I have never seen such a display of idiocy. i suggest before making suggestions like "He wasn't alive" that you study up on your dates matey!

 

Answer by Nicole
Submitted on 3/7/2005
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Actually WW1 was caused my Imperialism Matirialism and Nationalism, that all lead in the begining of the assasination of Franz Ferdinand in 1914

 

Answer by ass
Submitted on 3/8/2005
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Answer by kirby will eat u
Submitted on 3/8/2005
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hitler he only had one ball the other he put in alcohol

 

Answer by Nick
Submitted on 3/10/2005
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Hitler was a message boy in ww1, his job was to run between trenches and give orders to the other soldiers, which erned him a medal of bravery. Evidence has been found that adolf hitler was a part of the german "super soldier" operation, meaning he was injected with a primative form or methane phetamine (Crack, cocain, speed etc)
He was the leader of the nazi political party, and he used mostly intimidation to get to his position, but he also appealed to the public as a man who would right the wrongs of the treatys dictated to them. once in a position of power adolf hitler used vioence and cheep scheming to get the austrian nazi party more power, to get ready for an anschluss, meaning he wanted to make germany and austria one country. this was forbidden, and was one of the causes of ww2. adold hitler was no more than a message boy on speed in ww1.

 

Answer by stubby
Submitted on 3/15/2005
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i think hitler is the best thing that could happen to those jews they all love the ovens

 

Answer by Katrina
Submitted on 3/15/2005
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No, Hitler was not the cause of the Great War, but he was alive. He was actually appointed to be in command of something (not sure what) by the leader of Germany at the time.

The Main causes of WW1 or also know as the Great War was because of the following reasons:

The Murder of Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife. Which Austria Hungary blamed Serbia for the assassination and declared war on the Serbia. Then Russia, itself a Slavic nation, mobilized it's army to support Serbia. Then Germany supporting Austria- Hungary declared war on Russia and France. France then in response declared war on Germany. Then Belgium joined in on the war because they were attacked by Germany, which was apart of the German plan called the Schlieffen Plan. When Germany invaded Belgium, a nation that Britain had promised to protect in a treaty signed almost a century before, Britain declared war on Germany. Since Canada was not a full independent country, but part of the British Empire, so Britain’s Declaration of war meant that Canada was at war too.
And so started the Great War.

But the other MAIN reasons for the war starting was

Militarism
Alliance System
Imperialism
Nationalism

 

Answer by Katrina
Submitted on 3/15/2005
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No Hitler was not the cause of the Great War, but he was alive. He was actually appointed to be in command of something (not sure what) buy the leader of Germany at the time.

The Main cause of WW1 or also know as the Great War was because of the following reasons:

The Murder of Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife. Which Austria Hungary blamed Serbia for the assassination and declared war on the Serbia. Then Russia, itself a Slavic nation, mobilized it's army to support Serbia. Then Germany supporting Austria- Hungary declared war on Russia and France. France then in response declared war on Germany. Then Belgium joined in on the war because they were attacked by Germany, which was apart of the German plan called the Schlieffen Plan. When Germany invaded Belgium, a nation that Britain had promised to protect in a treaty signed almost a century before, Britain declared war on Germany. Since Canada was not a full independent country, but part of the British Empire, so Britain’s Declaration of war meant that Canada was at war too.
And so started the Great War.

But the other MAIN reasons for the war starting was

Militarism
Alliance System
Imperialism
Nationalism

 

Answer by Half Demon
Submitted on 3/16/2005
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Hitler was not the cause of world war one. He was how ever the reason for world war 2.
WW1 was caused by… a lot of things
1.   The assassination of the Austria-Hungary prince was the spark but there was a whole big deal to it.
2.   France wanted revenge, because Germany and France had a war in which France lost. France took this and teamed up with Britain.
3.   Germany wanted to grow and expand it self like Britain.
4.   the top countries were afraid that if Germany expanded then it would be a threat to The top countries…
Etc… jeez I could go for ever… and When Hitler was in power any one who was gay was drenched in water and left outside in the cold for an hour… this killed the gays.
And if Hitler’s group did that then why would Hitler be gay???
Next time check the facts!!!
Got told by a 14 year old sad I tell you!!!

 

Answer by anonymous
Submitted on 3/16/2005
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haha you're guys hilarious... its about he Great War started in 1914 due to the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, he was murder by Slavic for some selfish purposes but he was basically killed because princip didn't wanted him to continue the heir. and he was valuable person in Austria-Germany after all he's part of royalty heir

 

Answer by slipknot
Submitted on 3/18/2005
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hitler sucks

 

Answer by SXC ME WAS HERE :O
Submitted on 3/29/2005
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i think hitler was the cause of ww1 b coz he was a rude mother f**ker :O n plz excuse my FRENCH  n HAPP BIRFDAY FRENCHY KoolKat dont f**kn tell ppl to shut up if they want to say that thn let them say wat they want dumb B**CH

 

Answer by blevins
Submitted on 3/30/2005
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ur stupidy as a whole is very bold.  many of u seem like u are guessing on who or what started ww11.  how many of u have every heard of the thirty years war.  that was or after that war europe was split into alliances.  they did this to ensure a balance of power.  these alliances held together up  untill ww11 when they had to defend each other.  when that happen the alliances got soo big that there was no choice but for the would world to go to war.  now at this time (ww11)  we (the us) had a position not to get into European wars our business was with the America's. we didnt want to get involved and we relly didnt know what side to take.  so we stayed out of it till had to get involved.

 

Answer by fokker
Submitted on 4/5/2005
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ww1 was nelson beat him at waterloo. thenhe fought hitler at the bottle of thr somme, but the germans got beat vecause the brits has a bigger fleet altho the germans had more u-boat (they;d just sunk the titanic - making rosevelt declare war on them}

 

Answer by skippy
Submitted on 4/5/2005
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i like cheese

 

Answer by boby joe
Submitted on 4/5/2005
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he was to busy giving himself a blow job

 

Answer by young#10
Submitted on 4/6/2005
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hittler sucks his

 

Answer by Judy
Submitted on 4/7/2005
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Hitler WAS NOT the cause of ww1, because at the time he was just an officer. He then later claimed rulership over Germay AFTER the ww1 so there this is my answer hope you like it.

 

Answer by 19&1/2 inches ;)
Submitted on 4/7/2005
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hell yeeeaaaa

 

Answer by Kaci
Submitted on 4/10/2005
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world war one never got started because of some guy or because of land it was started because willi got hungry and tried to eat jordans food and that WASNT allowed so they got into a bad war called world war one!!!!

 

Answer by Nick
Submitted on 4/11/2005
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NICK SAYS NO!


-to drugs.

 

Answer by bob69
Submitted on 4/15/2005
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i think hitler sucked alot!!! if you know what i mean!

 

Answer by Dave
Submitted on 4/16/2005
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The cause of WW1 was the assassination of the heir to the austrio-hungarian throne (Archduke Ferdinand). The assassin was part of a group of serb Nationalist trying to change the leadership of there country. By chance while on a formal visit to Sarajevo the Archduke's driver took a worng turn and ended up on a road where Gacrilo Princip (a Serb Nationalist) was walking. Princip pulled out his pistol, killed the Duke, and sparked WW1 witch lead to WW2 and the death of millions and millions of people around the world.  Many other things also lead to the war but if Princip had not taked that shot things may turned out a little different

 

Answer by wt ya chattin bout
Submitted on 4/17/2005
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good on ya "who are these fools" init dere chatting a load of crap  oversley us 2 no wt were chattin bout hitler iz gay and bubs imself

 

Answer by Tim
Submitted on 4/20/2005
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hitler was not the cause for one simple fact that in the great war hitler was on the front lines fighting as a grunt.

and any puts that thinks hitler was gay should be shot hitler killed gays in ww2 and was married to Eva Braun for the last part of his life and before then she was his mistress.

actually if u think about it ww1 was the cause of hitler in ww2 with out Britain and france being money grubbing asses the germans would have never ben blamed and there economy would have still ben stable there for hitler would not have gotten the support of the workers and would have had no power to start his campaign in ww2 in the first place.

 

Answer by Trevz
Submitted on 4/27/2005
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Just cos Hitler fought in WWI doesn't mean he started it. The person who shot the arch-duke Franz Ferdinand started it. U Should know that.

 

Answer by matt
Submitted on 4/27/2005
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Hitler started world war 2... duh!

 

Answer by the one who knows
Submitted on 4/30/2005
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Hitler was a sniper called the black dog of Ypres during ww1. He moved between lines alone on night and was so feared among english soldiers that eventually they put a price on his head. Hitler sniped 32 officers including couple generals and 14 unterofficers and privates. Hitler was a corporal during ww1 so i dont think a corporal can start a war alone. And hitlers birthday was 20.4.1889.

 

Answer by traintraveler
Submitted on 5/7/2005
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As though there is a singular answer!   Allow me to say this.....John M. Keynes, a world-class British economist was associaated with the Versailles Treaty....that he spoke out against it's implimentation....He declared that there would be war again in 20 yrs. +/-.

 

Answer by Amber
Submitted on 5/8/2005
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NO HE WAS NOT!!!!

 

Answer by Steven
Submitted on 5/9/2005
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wait wat was hitler in ww1 i thouht he was a austrian and not a german? ??? or was it himer? in world war 1 i mean

 

Answer by sploge
Submitted on 5/9/2005
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I have never seen such a blatant display of stupidity regarding the causes of WW1. Most of you are incredibly DENSE, especially those of you who actually believe that one man could be the cause of a war - Especially Hitler who  wasn't in Government or held no power at the time of WW1 - YES HE WAS BORN!

 

Answer by A.H.
Submitted on 5/10/2005
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No, Adolf did not cause WW1, he caused WW2

 

Answer by Hey
Submitted on 5/12/2005
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Hitler didn't cause World War 1!

 

Answer by tyty
Submitted on 5/13/2005
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maybe!!

 

Answer by Stephanie M.
Submitted on 5/22/2005
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Imperialism, nationalism, and industrialization ignited WW1, plus the assasination of Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary in Sarajevo.  Hitler was just a soldier for Austria-Hungary during this time, creating a mindset towards what a fascist belief is.

 

Answer by James
Submitted on 5/25/2005
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This poll is ridiculous...The question is rhetorical, its stupid. Of course he didnt start the war. He was probably 16 at the time of the war. Maybe younger. Anyways, what Im trying to get at here is, Germans are by far the smartest nation on this planet. I dont agree with thier...politics...but man, the had such cool tanks, planes, etc. ww2 im speaking of, of course

 

Answer by cock sucker
Submitted on 5/25/2005
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Hitler had no penis back then because the jews ate it.

 

Answer by EZ
Submitted on 5/28/2005
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Those are some of the poorest responses i have ever seen.  There was no Treaty of Versailles in 1914 as it wasn't developed until after the wars conclusion.  Hitler wasn't even registered as a soldier when the war broke out, he was a failed artist avoiding conscription to the Austrian army.

 

Answer by fatcat
Submitted on 5/28/2005
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I don't believe that Hitler caused WW1. I do believe he was a huge part of WW2.

 

Answer by adamski
Submitted on 6/4/2005
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what a ridiculous question! World war 1 can actually be viewed as the cause of Hitler's later mentality.

He was an honest soldier, inspired to extremism by the disappointment of defeat.

However, considering his age at the start of the war, and his rank: corporal... how could he have had any influence?

 

Answer by Spaz
Submitted on 6/8/2005
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Hitler had nothing to do with starting WW1, however I see many post here stating one man can not start a war as great as WW1, are we all forgetting about WW2, that was primarily Hitlers doing.  So yes one man can start a great war.

 

Answer by kerby
Submitted on 6/13/2005
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Hitler was certainly not the cause of WW1, Hitler was not in power until 1933 and had nothing to do with politics until after WW1, in WW1 he was just a corporal in the German Army fighting the British at Flanders

 

Answer by Morgan
Submitted on 6/14/2005
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well stalin was the coolest person ever.

 

Answer by god damn
Submitted on 6/14/2005
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In no way did hitler have anything to do with war he was born but only in the german army at the time  the assasination of arch duke Franz Ferdinand was only a little push into the war there was no way to stop the war.
Hitler was not gay

 

Answer by SkittLes
Submitted on 6/19/2005
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what?are you all just trying to make yourselves sound smart or something??? by listing different faqs you know? eh whatever can't really answer this question too many answers

 

Answer by Victor
Submitted on 6/22/2005
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I do not think that Hitler was the cause of WW1. This is because that he wasn't directly involved with the decision to have war, (however, he was a soildier), and the party that should be responsible should be all the countries that fought for power. The  assasination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was just an excuse to enter war. All these countries just wanted expansion. They were all looking around to find reasons. The assasination of the Archduke was just the right thing at the right time for all these power and land hungry nations.

The treaty of Versaillis was not even established at that time.

 

Answer by Smeg
Submitted on 7/8/2005
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I dont think hitler had anything to do with the cause of the war, all he was was a messenger for the germans.

 

Answer by blondie
Submitted on 8/1/2005
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The long-term origins to World War One start back in 1870 with the Franco-Prussian War. In the Franco-Prussian war France lost to Germany which lead to the two countries never being in an alliance with one another. Once the war was over it lead to the forming of the triple Alliance which was one of the main alliances during the first world war. The Triple alliance was made up of the countries - Germany, Austo-Hungery and Italy, and it was first formed because Germany needed help to guard Alsace-Lorrain from France as France wanted to get back its stolen land.
Another of the long-term origins to World War One was Weltpolitic. Weltpolitic was a policy Kaiser Wilhelm the second, who believed that Germany had a right to become a global imperial power and should develop an army and navy to support its colonial objectives. Kaiser Wilhelm's personality and his policy of Weltpolitic were seen as contributing to international tensions. The policy lead Germany to construct a huge navy which lead to domestic problems as the navy cost heaps, It also lead into the start of the Boer wars and the Morrocan Crisis. Many Historians have said, 'Weltpolitic was only a half-hearted policy' (Paul Schroeder), and that it was only inviting the other countries to go to war. Fritz Fischer argued that - 'Germany provoked war and ensured that compromise was impossible in order to achieve Weltpolitic, to economically dominate central Europe, to create an colonial empire and to solve its own internal political and economic problems'. Fischer was an Historian that believed that the majority of the responsibility for the Start of the war relied in Germany.
Another of the long-term origins to World War One was the Morrocan Crisis of 1905 and 1911. In the crisis of 1905 the Kaiser went to Morocco to say he wanted Morocco to be independent, but the French were furious that he should suggest such a thing and they went to a meeting with German officials in Algeciras. From this meeting the Kaiser was embarrassed as his views for Morocco were rejected. In 1907 Britain and France formed an alliance with Russia and was called the triple entente, this was another of the major alliances in the First World War. In the Crisis of 1911 France tried to take over Morocco and to this the Kaiser held another meeting in which France got to take over Morocco and Germany got some land in central Africa.
Another of the long-term origins to World War One was the Balkan wars. The Balkan wars were two consecutive wars among the various countries of the Balkan Peninsula. The first Balkan war in 1908, saw Austria take over the provinces of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Russia and Serbia were not to happy about this bit they backed down when they found that Germany was on Austria's side, One problem was that this gave a lot more confidence to Austria. Later in 1912 there were small Local wars in which Serbia was seen as the most powerful country in the Balkan's, Austria could not handle this and they decided that Serbia needed to be dealt with all they needed was a good excuse. The Third Balkan War started with the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife while they were in Sarajevo. It considered as the war that had gone terribly wrong as it is said that the third Balkan war was World War One.
The main Cause to World War One was Militarism, which include the Arms Race and the Schlieffen Plan. Arms Race was a race to build the biggest Army and Navy and Airforce for the Battle ahead. All countries except Britain and Germany were trying to Build the biggest army anyone had every seen where as Britain and Germany were trying to Build up there navy as Germany wanted the Biggest navy so as to beat Britain. In Germany they had a small army but people said that it, Even though one of the smallest, It was the best trained and most powerful out of all armies involved in World War One. In 1900 Russia had the biggest army with 1.1 million but by 1914 it had lost half a million to be an army of 0.8 million, all other countries except Britain had gained a bigger army. Count Alfred von Schlieffen created the Schlieffen plan and it was a plan that was supposed to protect Germany from fighting the war on two fronts. People were told that - 'Under this plan they would quickly attack and defeat France, then turn their forces on Russia which would be slow to get its troops ready for war' (Modern World History, P9). This Plan was a Failure to Germany as it had many Flaws, For example - Britain was not brought into the Equation and France was stronger than what they expected.
Other causes to World War One include Imperialism, Nationalism and Territorial disputes. Imperialism took place in Germany after 1870, which caused an immense increase in the manufactures of the country and a conquest need for markets. Between 1898 and 1914 the economic rivalry in Africa concerning the countries France, Great Britain and Germany almost predicted the out break of World war one as They were arguing over territory, what should be who's. Nationalism was the resulting idea that people of the same ethnic origin, language and political ideas had separate states. In 1871 nationalism took place on Germany making it a independent state and making Germany involved in the tensions of other independent states in Europe, which lead to the start of World War One. Territorial disputes was also an ongoing problem between many states and countries as the leaders of the places wanted more land and didn't know who owned what as land was being taken all the times.
Historians have been debating the causes of World War One Since 1914. Some like Fischer, Berghahn, Albertini, Geiss and Taylor all believed that German was the reason and the Country that caused the war. Fischer believed that - '(Germany) was convinced of its own military strength and was ready to use war to achieve its aims', and, 'The primary goal was to achieve security... they would fight Britain with every means possible'. Fischer shows here that Germany was intent on a war so as to try to better their country. Berghahn believed that - 'war was a necessity for German survival', Which is like the thoughts of Fischer. The other Historians believed along the same lines as Fischer - That Germany was to Blame with the Thoughts of Weltpolitic, Militarism, The Schliffen Plan and Germany's imperial aims in creating the tension in Europe. Other Historians believe that Germany should not take the full responsibility for there were other countries that contributed. For example - 'the first World War was the third Balkan war got out of control', which tells us that Germany didn't have much to do with the start of World War One as the Balkan wars were only to do with the countries in the Balkan's.

 

Answer by You are mostly retards
Submitted on 8/25/2005
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I said MOSTLY, some of you were actually able to point out how Hitler was merely a soldier in the German army during world war 1, he had no power in government, or over the German people whatsoever....the most dense of all of you must be the one who asked the god forsaken question...as for the rest of you....well the idiots at least, you really need to look at what you write before you make yourself look like such a fool. And, about the Treaty of Versailles, YOU IDIOTS, it was a peace treaty written AFTER WW1.

 

Answer by Caleb Majeski
Submitted on 9/13/2005
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Ok, Adolf Hitler during WWI was a mindless grunt of a corpral. Secondly The treaty of Versailles ended WWI and was more or less responsible for WWII. Thirdly WWI was not caused by one single event. Europe had been preparing for a massive military battle since the Franco-Prussian war in the 1870's. True, the murder of the archduke of austria kicked the whole thing off but if the murder hadn't of happened, the war would have started anyway in a year or two. Think of WWI not as a convential war, with a purpose like WWII which was either attempting to dominate the globe or, fighting against global domination. WWI was the leaders of europe acting like 5 year olds in a sandbox. The whole "betcha can't beat my dump truck with your bulldozer" syndrome. The practical upshot of all this is a pointless war for dominance in europe which was eventually won by a foreign power. The U.S.A. but that is another story entirely.

 

Answer by *allryz*
Submitted on 9/15/2005
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you guyz no sh*t bout hitler      

 

Answer by bibo baggins
Submitted on 10/2/2005
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u lot realy aint helpd me!!!!!!!!!!

 

Answer by Hitlar sucks
Submitted on 10/2/2005
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Hitlar was drunk when he started the nazis. The symbol of the nazis is actually a sign in german that means no drinking.

 

Answer by neverumind
Submitted on 10/4/2005
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Tiffany Tibbs ur an idiot he started ww2

 

Answer by ghuysghery
Submitted on 10/5/2005
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bgufvk;rjhtrfhbgvhbgrfvyjhtjkjyuhnbggvxkgtuuj i hate war

 

Answer by i'm right :P
Submitted on 10/10/2005
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Hitler was only an ordinary soldier back then. One of the main reasons of WW1 was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. It started as a fight between Serbia and Austria-Hungary but because of the Alliance System, Russia came in to help Serbia, then Germany came to help Austria-Hungary then France then U.K. and so on...

 

Answer by me
Submitted on 10/10/2005
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HAHAHAHAHAHAHAhAHA YOUR ALL NERDS

 

Answer by You all so lame!
Submitted on 10/10/2005
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hahahahah, geeks....whats it like being stupid AND geeky, ask jeeves not other dumbass geeks....

 

Answer by Demonbrn
Submitted on 10/13/2005
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Ok, Hitler was 24 in the start of WWI, and DID fight "bravley" was a Corperal very quickly. He was Blinded, and worked in POW camps after. He had a tutor (can't remember his name) that taught him how to give dramatic speeches with body language and high emotion, then he kept his eye on the "underdog" Nation Socialist German Works party. He joined as a minor speaker, then quickly impressed people. He formed a small group of thugs to keep order at party's and to keep rival party's from joining. Eventually it was re-named the Nazi party, and the rest is history.

 

Answer by imi
Submitted on 10/19/2005
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The main cause of WW1 was soooooooo the invasion of Belgium I've just written a frikkin essay about this! When Belgium was invaded Britain joined the war, thus joining together all of the smaller wars in Europe. After this the other countries, outside of Europe, joined the war, such as the U.S.A.
Regarding Hitler, that was a particularly unintelligent thing to say because Hitler affected things in the second world war, which was 20 years later. Get your facts right!
By the way I'm only 13, but I seem to know way more than all you guys!!! Ha ha ha

 

Answer by Trishelle
Submitted on 10/20/2005
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The reasons for WWI vary, but Europe was a hotbed of tensions waiting to boil over because of 4 underlying reasons: nationalism, militarism, the alliances, and imperialism. The assassination of Franz Ferdinand was the spark that ignited the war.

The Treaty of Versailles and Hitler came into power AFTER WWI...the Treaty was largely responsible for the rise of Hitler and WWII because it put Germany to shame: it disrespected it and blamed it for the war.

 

Answer by roz
Submitted on 11/6/2005
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I agree The Great War started in 1914 due to the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, by the "Black Hand", a Serbian nationalist secret society, but was shot by Gravilo Princhip

 

Answer by Muahha
Submitted on 11/14/2005
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Hitler was a low-ranking soldier during ww1

 

Answer by mike (25 cent) curtis
Submitted on 11/19/2005
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hitler was the cause. he was an ashole hoo didnt like jews. he was also a dictator.(wat an ashole!)

 

Answer by poof
Submitted on 11/22/2005
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hitler was a faggot.

 

Answer by james
Submitted on 11/23/2005
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Look why does every one say crud about Hitler its probably not true!!!!
and any way if he was gay he wouldn't have a wife and the shot themselves so they couldn't be tortured

 

Answer by chris
Submitted on 11/29/2005
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i think that i started ww1 mwah!!!!! die!

 

Answer by kiss my ass
Submitted on 11/29/2005
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i was in combat during wwwww11 it was narley

 

Answer by Dr.LoveMachine
Submitted on 11/30/2005
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No, he is no because he is the leader of WWII.  And my friend told me that he wasn't.  And he is a very smart and handsome man. Oh wait... we're talking about Hitler?

 

Answer by stoned punk
Submitted on 12/3/2005
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i yeah i forgot to add it was franz ferdinand who got shot, but because of the alliance system loads of countrys got involved. so it was autria hungary who started it all or the black hand gang, but who would go to war with a country beacause of a couple of stupid men?

 

Answer by toast king
Submitted on 12/8/2005
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i hate it

 

Answer by Jackson
Submitted on 12/8/2005
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Hitler was alive.


But it was not Hitler who started WW1 because it was not in his power. But it was in fact a thought in his mind And started the war in someway or another.

 

Answer by wendi
Submitted on 12/14/2005
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wtf?  the assassination of Franz Ferdinand started WW1!  treaty of Versailles was AFTER the great war so how can that be the cause of it!?! i think Hitler and the treaty is responsible for ww2 though :D

 

Answer by Rebecca Zar
Submitted on 12/14/2005
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Hitler was merely a Cpl in WW1.  He couldn't have done anything that drastic to help plunge other countries into the battles.

 

Answer by mairead
Submitted on 12/18/2005
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i think the tov was just one of the main causes

 

Answer by MR.B
Submitted on 12/19/2005
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this is stupid, we all know that HITLER WAS A CAUSE OF WWII!  The treaty of versailles just angered him into a state of angerness!

 

Answer by Alice clifford
Submitted on 12/30/2005
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Hitler was not the cause of WW1 and who cares if he is gay or not. WW1 was ultimately caused by a series of alliences between countries in Europe and triggered by the assination of the heir Franz Ferdinand. How dumb are you???

 

Answer by tennisgurl
Submitted on 1/6/2006
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The cause of ww1 can go back as far as Napleon. He was the one who first showed the world nationlism and what it could do for a country.

 

Answer by morning chai
Submitted on 1/9/2006
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i think hitler started everything, he is the problem of everything.EVEN GLOBAL WARMING!!!

 

Answer by Fools
Submitted on 1/9/2006
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"Who are these fools" i wonder how u no adolf had only one testical. I mean did u look it up or sumthing. Anyways Adolf Hitlar was not a homophob and WAS born by the time WW1 came about. However he did not play a part in it. As we all know, hopefully, he did play a huge part in WW2....bloody bast***

 

Answer by Ever Powerful
Submitted on 1/10/2006
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One more thing......Hitler was NOT born around the time of WW1! Adolf Hitler was born in 1889

 

Answer by shoko
Submitted on 1/10/2006
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Me nether, i don't think Hitler has anything to do with WWI. It was because of what Europe was doing and situation that Europe was in. Well, in other words don't blame Hitler or a specific country. If you really want a good answer, search for it. I think all ideas have already been tyed... it wouldn't make sense to make another entry  

 

Answer by MooMooMoo
Submitted on 1/11/2006
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I think you'll find that Hitler did fight in WW1. The assasination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was one major cause of the war. This gave the austro-hungarians the excuse to attack the Serbs. They called their ally Germany for help forming the allied entente (or something like that).then germany invaded Belgium who were allies with Great Britain and Russia so those 2 countries also joined the war. Got it now??

 

Answer by wat do u care
Submitted on 1/13/2006
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we all no hitler was a poof but he wasnt the cause of ww1. he was in it yeah, but not important.

oh and will mr.high and mighty, calling every1 dense get off his high horse and join the real world

 

Answer by Aimee
Submitted on 1/14/2006
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Well hes NOT the cause of WW1 but some teens in the Black Hand are the ones who shot the Arcduke & his wife. Thats what started the war!

 

Answer by random person
Submitted on 1/16/2006
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i dont think hitler was the cause of WW1 - some people do but thats their opinion not mine. Even though he a made a big impact on the jews and others i think it was the treaty and countries just wanted to expand so they could have more land.
Thanx

 

Answer by x saz n haylz x
Submitted on 1/23/2006
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Firstly, Hitler was in the army in WW1! Then he was shot but survived (unfortunately)! The cause of the war was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and the treaty that Austria sent to Serbia! Serbia only agreed to 8 out of the 10 of the points which made Austria angry and wanted to attack! Austria was Allies with Germany who helped enforce the attack on Belgium and Russia!

Just so you know we are only fifteen and seem to know more than some of you!!!

 

Answer by jonh 66
Submitted on 1/29/2006
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Hitler was a live in ww1 he was the cause of the second world war because he ripped up the treaty and moved his army to the suretinlands

 

Answer by Nicotheman
Submitted on 1/30/2006
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his the most pshyco man inn the freakin world.we are lucky he died or then we wuld all be his slaves

 

Answer by jen
Submitted on 1/30/2006
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hahahhaahah. this is so funny to read. u guys r like fighting over the lamest things. haha hitler was gay?? wow..lmao.

 

Answer by HAHAHA
Submitted on 2/1/2006
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YO MOMA!!!!!!! BIATCH....SKEETH SKEETH SKEETH

 

Answer by jesus
Submitted on 2/10/2006
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i think he was becouse he is gay

 

Answer by hang on a sec
Submitted on 2/11/2006
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just a thought but don't you think he might have meant to put world war 2 instead of 1?????...what do you reakon????..;)

 

Answer by bobbobobobobbbobobb
Submitted on 2/11/2006
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hi. i like grils

 

Answer by TazDog
Submitted on 2/13/2006
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First of all, Hitler was in WW2, not WW1, and one of the main causes of WW1 was certainly the Triple Alliance and Triple Entente.

 

Answer by 50 cent!!!!!
Submitted on 2/15/2006
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Does any body out their in the world know what happened in WW1 and?PLEASE!!!!!!!!!

 

Answer by amy
Submitted on 2/18/2006
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i think you people are so stupid i have been trying for hours to do this stupid essay on who is responsible for world war one and you know what, none of you have answered my questions so go back down into your little holes and keep digging for the answer and stop wasting my time for f**ks sake!!!!!and hitler fought in ww1 its in a documentary. also arbs whoever you are the treaty of versailles wasn't even invented in ww1 it was after you dumb blonde.god. and what does hitler being a homophob have anything to do with history, he wasnt even married magoo!!!he had a mistress...perhaps you should get one then maybe you will get some action!!

 

Answer by amy
Submitted on 2/18/2006
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i think you people are so stupid i have been trying for hours to do this stupid essay on who is responsible for world war one and you know what, none of you have answered my questions so go back down into your little holes and keep digging for the answer and stop wasting my time for f**ks sake!!!!!and hitler fought in ww1 its in a documentary. also arbs whoever you are the treaty of versailles wasn't even invented in ww1 it was after you dumb blonde.god. and what does hitler being a homophob have anything to do with history, he wasnt even married magoo!!!he had a mistress...perhaps you should get one then maybe you will get some action!!

 

Answer by Sigh
Submitted on 2/22/2006
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Hitler didn't blame the jews for losing world war 1.  he used the jews as a scapegoat in order to blame all of germany'seconimc problems on them.

 

Answer by Tilly
Submitted on 2/24/2006
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well i think all of you are wrong hitler was a coward and if ti wasnt for the money he wouldn't of done it. And what r u on sayin he wasnt alive !!!! woteva! course he was

 

Answer by wudnt u like 2 no
Submitted on 2/24/2006
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i do belive that the weirdo called Who are these fools is very shallow i think people r aloud 2 voice there own opinions and how dare you moan about them im very disapointed you obviously dont really have a clue what ur on about becuase Hitler did start the war so put that in ya pipe and smoke it

 

Answer by Rossie
Submitted on 3/3/2006
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You lot are silly.
Hitler wasn't dead.
But he was alive as a solider in the German army in WW1(although he was indeed Austrian}
As smart alec "Nikki" said the treaty of Versailles was establish because of the first world war in order to establish peace.
However, it is now apparent with the outbreak of war in 1939 the treaty of Versailles was a factor in WW2 as it enabled Hitler to exploit the Weimer constitution becoming Chancellor and then Furher in 1933.
Thank you,
Ross Gurding.  

 

Answer by War Buff
Submitted on 3/3/2006
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Who Are These Fools is right you other people are wrong. Trust me I am a massive War Buff Cue The Name.

 

Answer by kill
Submitted on 3/7/2006
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hitler was in ww1 and also his brother was who was shot and died so hitler vowed for vengeange but then summit happened like gas or summit n made him ill

 

Answer by Sezza
Submitted on 3/7/2006
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Of Course Hitler wasn't the cause of WW1. The assassination of Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand was the spark of the war. This caused Germany and Austria-Hungry to attack Serbia (who was allies with Russia, who were allies with Great Britain).

 

Answer by josh
Submitted on 3/8/2006
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wut caused the great war was the fact that the archduke franz ferdinand was assasinated, thus causing the war...

 

Answer by Scooby Doobie Doo
Submitted on 3/9/2006
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Hitler was indeed in ww1 and was actually a war hero, however, he was not the whole reason for the great war. As for the thing about him being gay, complete malarky, although, he may very well have only one testicle. I dont know, I'd have to do some more research on the subject. Ewww!

 

Answer by Joe bod fred the LCCCXXXIV
Submitted on 3/10/2006
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You are all idiots hitler was a soldier in WW1. He persecuted gays in the Holocaust. The treaty of Versailles ended the war.

 

Answer by ami! 14 yrs old
Submitted on 3/13/2006
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Hitler did play a big part in causing WWII but he couldnt av dun it alone, there were many other reasons for the cause of this war for example the american isolationism and the league of nations plus the treaty of versailles and the nazi-soviet pact. all of this was caused the war hitler was just a trigger that set the war off

 

Answer by Aaron Walker
Submitted on 3/16/2006
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I like men

 

Answer by meFromEurope
Submitted on 3/16/2006
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Pleace give this to youre teacher.
He should shoot him self in embarrasment of
youre total stupidity.
are you all 3rd graders?

here is a webpage with the history of
WW1-  the reason for 20 million people
bleeding and dying for absolutely nothing...

I tell you
NOTHING...

http://www.firstworldwar.com/

and again we will achieve nothing

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/world_war_4.htm

dont believe the lies told by youre teacher
think for youre self
find out on youre own
and become a free individual

meFromEurope


 

Answer by jensacurlyfries
Submitted on 3/19/2006
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hmmm...I think that you might have got somewhat confused. Yes, Hitler was born before war broke out, in the 1800s in fact, and he did fight in WW1. However, he was no cause of it. Perhaps you meant..."Was Hitler the main cause of WW2..." This would make more sense.

 

Answer by Leroy 56
Submitted on 3/19/2006
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Hitler was no way associated in the start of The Great War, in fact he was in the army during the war and recived the Iron Cross, The Treaty of Versailles was created at the end of The Great War because the allies felt Germany was to powerful for The British Empire to survive. Americans are stupid to think the treaty was before the war

 

Answer by lucy lu
Submitted on 3/28/2006
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ummmm omg some people are so dumb and on such a geeky site u wudnt expect that!!! ummm neway can sum1 (half intelligent) tell me what hitler was during ww1 exactly... like was he a soldier? or another rank?

 

Answer by salsa, 14
Submitted on 3/29/2006
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no. hitler was just a normal soldier and no more. he joined the german army after being declined a place in an art collage and threfore  had to live on the streets.

 

Answer by salsa, 14
Submitted on 3/29/2006
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'Who are these fools?' is a tit.

 

Answer by notorious N.I.C.
Submitted on 4/3/2006
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by the way your knowledge is clearly inferior. go to school and learn something.

 

Answer by h2mhaza
Submitted on 4/4/2006
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Yo yo yo! Hitler is just a stupid nazi who went on bad. Obviously he started the war along with that foolish country of his! HA HA HA!
L8erz

 

Answer by dee dee
Submitted on 4/4/2006
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dude NO your all wrong ....

 

Answer by sam
Submitted on 4/6/2006
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Hitler was a nasty man who thought he could do anything. in this case Hitler was a snobby man that didn't really have a life that is why he shot him self and thats why he never faced his enemy's because he new that they would have shot him and he new that he would have died for doing something selfish

 

Answer by sam
Submitted on 4/6/2006
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no one was to blame for ww11 its was a mist understanding and they all regret it

 

Answer by kitkat
Submitted on 4/7/2006
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url all gay!

 

Answer by fred
Submitted on 4/11/2006
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In a nutshell - WW1 was not caused primarily by reaction to the Assassination of Ferdinand- That was the catalyst which sparked a series of declarations of war with pretexts ranging from vested interests in other countries not being invaded (eg. Russia and Serbia) to Fear of consequences if no involvement (Germany fearing loss of Austria Hungary and consequence of encirclement)

 

Answer by amboo
Submitted on 4/16/2006
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Oh yeh and tiffany, he managed to start the second one, did he not?

 

Answer by no name
Submitted on 4/18/2006
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you all need to go EAT SOME DOG CRAP

 

Answer by beky
Submitted on 4/24/2006
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it was the assationation of archduke ferdinan and the imperialism militarism nationalism and alliances that were being bottled up and finally exploded

 

Answer by Brendan
Submitted on 5/10/2006
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WW1 was caused by several factors, the largest ones bieng the assasination of Francis Ferdinand, Imperialistic struggles (struggle for colonies and land overseas) and a few other reasons.

also Joseph Stalin of russia, i belive came to power a little after ww1, anyways he killed way more people than hitler did

 

Answer by Jason Vivyan
Submitted on 5/26/2006
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For 1 I highly think that a single person couldn't cause a huge war. And most of u might not it but it was called "The Great War".

p.s. I love how u guys fight each other and its kinda funny that Hitler had only one ball like a she-male

 

Answer by kan
Submitted on 5/30/2006
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Hitler rocks

 

Answer by G-Bird
Submitted on 5/31/2006
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Hitler was a gay man, he tried to seduce men, and someone with this low mentality obviously had another person telling him what to do.

 

Answer by smalz
Submitted on 6/5/2006
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Hitlers a meanie head

 

Answer by Kelly
Submitted on 6/16/2006
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omg idiots Hitler was not the cause of world war one yes he fought in it but didnt start it the 4 main causes of WW1 were militarism alliences imperialism and nationalism

 

Answer by you people are stupid
Submitted on 6/19/2006
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please... read a history book all of you, before ever even thinking of speaking a word of it, because hardly any of you have a clue what u are talking about... stupid people...

 

Answer by cxcxc
Submitted on 6/20/2006
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no one was

 

Answer by cxcxc
Submitted on 6/20/2006
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Hi i will be telling you the main causes of ww1 so lets begin:

World War II, global military conflict that, in terms of lives lost and material destruction, was the most devastating war in human history. It began in 1939 as a European conflict between Germany and an Anglo-French coalition but eventually widened to include most of the nations of the world. It ended in 1945, leaving a new world order dominated by the United States and the USSR.

More than any previous war, World War II involved the commitment of nations' entire human and economic resources, the blurring of the distinction between combatant and noncombatant, and the expansion of the battlefield to include all of the enemy's territory. The most important determinants of its outcome were industrial capacity and personnel. In the last stages of the war, two radically new weapons were introduced: the long-range rocket and the atomic bomb. In the main, however, the war was fought with the same or improved weapons of the types used in World War I. The greatest advances were in aircraft and tanks.
and thats about it thank u =-)

 

Answer by daniel
Submitted on 7/12/2006
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Well, I see many confused people type untrue answers. Adolf Hitler was not the German leader for WWI!!!!!  He fought as a soldier in the war, but he was not the leader at the time. Instead he would rise and become the leader of Germany by WWII. Please make your own research. One reference website is http://www.secondworldwar.co.uk/ahitler.html

 

Answer by Hitlers Brother
Submitted on 7/16/2006
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Adolf Hittler was a bad man and i am his brother from another mother and now i think of it another father so really im just a board drunk named Jason Hall robina state high school gold coast come and adopt me

 

Answer by WHY???
Submitted on 8/15/2006
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Well actually, the first world war was caused by The Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand, The rise of Nationalism, The building up of the Military and Alliances, militarism, and the effect of imperialism.

Hitler was just ONE contributing factor to WW2!

 

Answer by yr 9 girl
Submitted on 9/8/2006
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hitler was a evil man and deserved 2 die for what he did to all thoese people

 

Answer by MIMI
Submitted on 9/10/2006
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Hitler  was born in 1889 and joined the Bavarian Army in 1914 for the duration of the war. The treaty of Versailles was signed in 1919 after the armistice and it is one  reason of the second world war because the Germans could not accept the infamy of this treaty which was actually very  harsh to them. Hitler used the clauses of the treaty to rally support to the cause of the  national socialist  party, the NSDAP. Having said that it is true that this forum is full of ignorant assh.... Have a good day and open some book of history before to post stupid questions.

 

Answer by ur all ga
Submitted on 9/17/2006
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ur all gay

 

Answer by roxanne
Submitted on 9/19/2006
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did Hitler really kill his niece?
confidential

 

Answer by Mozza
Submitted on 9/19/2006
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The cause of world war one, if you can blame it on one person, would be the guy that assasinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand (not the scotish band. This started a small war between Austria and Serbia and then they all started to draw on their allies and got nearly all the world invoved. Hitler was about 22 when he entered world war 1 as a soldier, he recieved 2 iron crosses for his services. The Treaty of Versailles was signed after ww1 and its main focus was blaming Germany for the war. Hitler started WW2 but not WW1.

 

Answer by jessica
Submitted on 9/21/2006
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hitler was the cause of ther war because he was gay

 

Answer by hugmonster01
Submitted on 9/26/2006
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i don't like Hitler so he started the ww1

 

Answer by snake
Submitted on 9/27/2006
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this project i have to do is a &^%&*%%$

 

Answer by me
Submitted on 10/16/2006
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yyou all are very stupid people, hitler was a soldier in world war 1 and the treaty of versailles was created after the war brooke out, yall are just a large group of stupid people trying to have an equaly stupid opinion on something that has nothing to do with u, grow up!

 

Answer by im bored
Submitted on 10/21/2006
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i got a damn project due on this, i hate school, wow im the first person in two years o well, have fun everyone!

 

Answer by little.angel
Submitted on 10/25/2006
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the Versailles was definatly not because of the ww1 and it was not Hitler because he was fighting in that war

 

Answer by punk
Submitted on 11/8/2006
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Hitler started ww2 but not ww1 im in grade 8 and i no this u guys are so... stupid

 

Answer by History Buff
Submitted on 11/19/2006
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Who is Responsible for Causing World War I? In August of 1914, the war to end all wars began. The First World War saw incredible amounts of casualties because of new fighting techniques and technology, among other reasons. While it is clear who the victors of the war were after the battles had been fought and the Peace of Paris signed, what is not clear is who started this war. Historians have debated this question since the very early stages of the war and it is one that still remains without one concrete answer. A common elementary history textbook will explain the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria as the sole cause for World War one, but further research seriously brings this statement into question. I feel as though it was not one single person, or even a single country who/that caused the war, but rather a series of events and situations which include the following: the allying of countries and preparing for war which preceded the fighting itself, the actions of the Black Hand as a message of Serbian nationalists, the persuasion of Austria-Hungary by Germany for a swift retribution for this act, and Russia's swift mobilization of troops along the Central Powers' eastern border in the early stages of the war. The first and possibly most important cause of World War I may have been the allying of the countries involved in the war and the posturing for action which they participated in. Although many treaties were signed and many alliances made previously, the start of the time line of WWI may be traced to the Dual Alliance signed by Germany and Austria-Hungary in 1879, to which Italy joined in 1882 forming the Triple Alliance. It was an agreement that was one of military protection, stating that if any member of the alliance were to become involved in the war with two other powers, they would respond with military aid and intervention. This agreement was countered by the Franco-Russian Alliance signed in 1894. Its terms were similar to that of the Triple Alliance's. These two agreements directly opposed one another. Who would there be to oppose these groups but one another? These drawing of allies basically served to prepare Europe for eminent war. After their signings, it seems very plausible and likely that the many power struggles in Europe would only be solved by warfare. At this point in time, many countries started to prepare for a war that they were unsure would even occur, much less who it would be fought against. The first of these movements was the incredible investment of France's resources into Russia. The French knew that to be a valuable ally, Russia would have to be better equipped and more able to fight, if needed. Therefore, by the time Russia started to mobilize in the early stages of war, France had invested incredible amounts of money and resources to support and build up its principle ally. However, They were not the only countries preparing for possible war. Germany took this opportunity to construct a naval fleet. The chief result of this naval production was an equal production from England, which held a common interest of having a two-to-one naval advantage over all other countries. The ongoing one-upping between these two countries led to huge fleets being assembled with no other primary function, save for war. Because of this, these new navies only increased the probability of a costly war. By the beginning of war, the German to English ship ratio was in proportion of 10 - 16 which the English often regarded as unmenacing. These events were causes of the war in that they affected many other countries besides those directly involved. Neighboring countries noticing increased armament would only want to arm themselves, which is what happened in this instance. The result was the cause of a widespread nervousness in regards to a war that more and more people were not only coming to expect, but also one that many were starting to realize would be quite great in scope. The next significant event, in my opinion, was the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria by the Serbian nationalist group, Black Hand. The actual assassination is not nearly as important as the message it was intended to send, as well as the far-reaching effects it had. The Archduke had been on a visit to the Serbian portion of Austria-Hungary to issue a message of diplomacy. Understanding that these Serbs would be extremely important in the looming war, the crowned prince wanted to give these people representation in the Austria-Hungary government. While opposed by the Hungarian portion of the government because of the possible weakening it offered them, this plan was favored by the most powerful members of the state, the Austrians. Knowing that Serbs constituted a significant part of their army, and understanding that these people only added to their power as a kingdom over all, they were more than willing to accept the Archduke's plans. The key group that wasn't however, were the Serbians of the neighboring Serbia. Fresh off becoming a regional superpower after the Balkan wars of 1912 and 1913, this group next wanted to annex the Serbian Portion of Austria-Hungary. They had a nationalistic feeling that led them to want to unite their people. Thus, they came to the conclusion that this would be their best route for action. However, it not only did not server their purposes, but many have actually backfired in its original intentions, certainly in its outcome in Europe, but also in regard to Serbians. This action was probably the proverbial straw that broke the camel's back. Austria-Hungary could not stand by and take this direct attack without being defaced in front of other powers. Their only reservation was to make certain that their principle ally, Germany, would support an outcome of retaliation. When support came in the form of the famous blank check and unconditional support from Germany, a strong urging of action also came with it. This support may have led to an irreversible action signifying the start of WWI. Germany's insistence that Austria-Hungary strike immediately may have been the key reason for Austria-Hungary's retaliation. After their initial declaration of support of their ally, the Germans increasingly pressured them to strike. When the Austro-Hungarian point of ultimatum to Serbia, which included public expression of fault, judicial measures against those who may be involved and immediate elimination of all possible anti-Austro-Hungarian propaganda, among other points was rejected, it was hardly a surprise to those involved in its construction, such as German Under-Secretary of State Zimmerman. This event signified the success of this pressure and Germans realizing their goal for Austria-Hungary if not for themselves. This ultimatum would not only give Austria-Hungary power over Serbia, but also be …Incompatible with [Serbia's] dignity as a sovereign state. When Austria-Hungary finally declared war on Serbia on July 28, 1914, it was no longer the quick action that Germany wanted, rather a premeditated attack. With this declaration of war, the power balance of Europe was upset. Russia, not wanting a substantial power, in the form of Austria-Hungary, to build strength with a victory over Serbia on its doorstep, was quick to become involved. Russia immediately mobilized forces in response to the Austro-Hungarian military mobilization that had occurred so closely to their nation. It wasn't a response to impose war, they claimed, but one of protection of Russia. Thus, both major alliances were brought into the new war, which had by now become irreversible. Therefore, the Black Hand's actions eventually cause World War I, but is still may have been avoided had one last event not occurred. The last key event in the cause of World War I, in my opinion, was not in fact a precursor to the war, rather one of its major surprises. The mobilization of Russian forces after Germany declared war on France may have led the war to progress to one of world importance, instead of being a quick victory for Germany. This event was made pivotal because of the German contingency plan for the war known as the Schlieffen Plan. The problem with this was that it was Germany's one and only plan for war. In short, it had two major stipulations. First, Germany planned to march on Paris and take the city after surrounding it. They figured that this would be a swift capture and then they would swiftly mobilize back to their eastern front to engage the Russian force that they were positive would be slow in mobilizing. This plan was to take approximately three weeks, at the conclusion of which Germany would arise as the super-power of Europe. The major flaw of this plan was the incredible oversight of in regards to Russian forces. Russia was able to mobilize their troops into position within 24 hours, when the German contingency plan allotted a much longer period of time for this movement. This caused the Germans to break off their attack of Paris to defend their country, rather than to fight it offensively. This mobilization ended up causing the war that eventually occurred because of it. If the Russians hadn't surprised almost all of Europe with the quickness with which they were able to pose a threat to Germany, Germany's plan may well have succeeded. In the opinion of many historians, the taking of Paris was proceeding favorably for them. They also had more than enough power and resources to defeat an ill supplied Russian army. However, with both going on simultaneously, Germany was spread too thin. Germany mistook Russian advancement as a serious threat, when in actuality, it turned out to be poorly supplied and may have been easily defeated with a full German force that was expected to encounter it. This retreat of the Germans led to the French being able to gain a much more even battle on the western front, which was where the majority of the war was to be fought. Thus, the war that could have ended in only three weeks lasted for over four years. To say that there was on person, one event, or even one country that started a particular war is often a gross misrepresentation. In the case of World War I this statement is even more applicable. It seems as though leaving out any of the events previously mentioned may not only have led to a shorter war, but may have also caused this incredible battle for power to have never occurred.

 

Answer by alyssa
Submitted on 11/28/2006
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clearly you are all retarded because, as a mere soldier in the army, Hitler most definitely did not cause WWI. Maybe you are just too stupid to realize that this is WWI you are asking about...not WWII...dumbass.

 

Answer by yup
Submitted on 12/12/2006
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you're all wrong

 

Answer by hotmama
Submitted on 1/8/2007
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hitler was alive but didnt start ww1.  It was triggered by the assasination of the archduke and his wife but the black hand.  Also it was caused by alliances too.

 

Answer by yinyan
Submitted on 1/11/2007
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you are all wrong it was Franz Ferdinand's assassination and Hitler got his testicle shot

 

Answer by aosi
Submitted on 1/17/2007
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did u know that a "d" is an upside down p?

 

Answer by me
Submitted on 2/6/2007
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Hitler was not the MAIN cause of WW1,but he was one of the problems.The fact that he wanted to take over all of Germany was obsured.If Poland didnt stand up,he probably would've gone for the rest of the world.Think back people,he was part of WW1,not the cause,duh!

cut the guy some slack,he was out of his mind,yet smart at the same time.
Okay,its hard to explain.
myspace me fersure. :D

 

Answer by peter
Submitted on 2/11/2007
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no. all of you....just no

 

Answer by Kenyan Sage
Submitted on 2/17/2007
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Hitler didn't have much to do with WW1. Every global super power (Germany Russia America Great Britain France etc.) was trying to be the best, biggest guns, biggest empire (even if it meant shooting down some little guys)biggest army and navy. So they all formed buddy systems where one nation would watch over another even if something really small and insignificant happened. The assasination of Archduke Ferdinand was only the spark that started the fire. One little country on one side felt like they had to revenge the murder  by declaring war on another country so one country asked another country for help and the other did the same. So eventually you had every country in Europe fighting because of one man. Thats WW1 in a nutshell.

 

Answer by ells
Submitted on 2/25/2007
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the treaty of versailles was drawn up as a consequence of world war one.

hitler did not agree with the terms of the treaty, and was one of the reasons he wanted power. hitlers constitution of power was 1933, which was quite a while after ww1

 

Answer by duh
Submitted on 3/26/2007
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hitler was the main cause of ww1 bbecause thats wat the winning nations made the world belive

 

Answer by Quaneys
Submitted on 3/26/2007
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i like pizza

 

Answer by Phoebe
Submitted on 4/2/2007
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Hitler had  NOT come to power in WW1. Even I, an 8th grader, know that! Obviously, you don't know much about this topic if you think Hitler was the cause of it. Maybe you're confusing it with WW2 (the Holocaust) because he was definitely a cause  of that. Whoever said that the Treaty Versailles was the cause of it- well, it wasn't! The causes of WW1 were nationalism, imperialism, alliances, and big things like that (NOT Hitler!)

 

Answer by hotmamma
Submitted on 4/4/2007
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Everyone here is so bright but hitler didnt cause the war! Good job for all of you who agree and if you dont agree thats cool to but do some more research because dont  you know the invention of the automatic flushing toilet was the cause!!

 

Answer by hotmamma
Submitted on 4/4/2007
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Everyone here is so bright but hitler didnt cause the war! Good job for all of you who agree and if you dont agree thats cool to but do some more research because dont  you know the invention of the automatic flushing toilet was the cause!!

 

Answer by chazmaniandevil
Submitted on 5/1/2007
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WW1 was cause by the race for power in Europe.
Also Hitler was not the main cause. if you have read his journal you would know he was psycho but he wasn't the cause of the world war.

 

Answer by chye
Submitted on 5/11/2007
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Hitler was the cause of WWII, not WWI.
he's an ass

 

Answer by viper
Submitted on 5/31/2007
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your all gay hitler ruled!!!!!

 

Answer by emi
Submitted on 6/16/2007
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didnt this whole thing start with was hitler the main cause of WW1? how did it turn into a battle of if he was gay or not! riddiculous....

i dont believe he was the cause as he was only just born. i think the cause was...

that all countries were trying to compete with each other and finding new ways in which they could outsmart everyone else. they just felt threatend.

 

Answer by obitpoh
Submitted on 6/17/2007
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actually, you stupid imbeciles that obviously know nothing about history, Adolf Hitler was born long before WW1. He fought in WW1, so unless a one year old managed to enlist and get gassed during the war, i am fairly certain that he was born long beforehand.
another thing: Hitler had nothing to do with WW1, or at least the beginning of it. WW1 was started with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, who was the nephew of the king of Austria. this led to Austria sending a message to Serbia with a list of demands that they knew Serbia would not agree to. after Serbia refused, Austria invaded Serbia. Due to a bond between the Russians and the Serb's, the Russian's mobilised to defend Serbia. The German's mobilised due to a treaty that they had with Austria, and sent out a declaration of war on France, then two days later on Russia. this led to the implementation of the Schlieffen Plan, which everyone should know led to the downfall of the German's, despite it being a really good plan to begin with, before the bastards changed it.
finally, the Versailles Treaty was the treaty between the Big Three and Germany...after the war. there was no use of it before WW1. it was a major factor to the beginning of WW1 and it can be said that this was why Hitler gained control of Germany and was why the German's ignored all the bad things he did, as he had done so much for their country already.

 

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