World History

From the Industrial Revolution to the Events of 9/11

The Industrial Revolution

Causes?

The rapid succession of inventions and the push for industry as opposed to farm work factories offered job to people who normally couldn't get one. Although it had its flaws with conditions and child labor, it made the British and the rest of Europe and The United States countries of production.

Effects?

The rapid growth of cities as opposed to people living in more rural areas. Production of common goods grew exponentially, as well as life expediencies.

Coal, Steam, and The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course World History #32

Imperialism In Africa

Causes?

The discovery of the rest of the African land and its resources. The Europeans thought that they could just take, force their ideas on the native African people and in the case of the Republic of the Congo, enslave a whole country to retrieve rubber

Effects?

The native African people lost control of their land to European rule, Traditional political units were disrupted or destroyed, and western culture spread all over the continent.

Imperialism: Crash Course World History #35

Archduke Ferdinand

Causes?

Gavrilo Princip taking an opportunity...

Effects?

These shots were the first shots to what would be the most brutal war in world history to date. All it took was a small spark

1914 Archduke Franz Ferdinand

Technology of World War 1

Causes?

A need for more fire power and better technology to effectively kill more of the opposing side's soldiers

Effects?

More cruel weaponry such as chemical gasses, flamethrowers, trench guns, and other heavy artillery.

Technology in World War I

Fascism

Causes?

The economic instability in Europe and the Treaty of Versailles angering Germany and Italy pushed these two nations into Fascist Governments

Effects?

The militaristic versions of fascism which Germany and Italy created, made an atmosphere upon which war as almost inevitable.

What Is Fascism?

Appeasement

Causes?

The rest of the world not want to go to war again, so they just let Hitler do the awful things he did. Such as break many terms of the Treaty of Versailles.

Effects?

Hitler and his Nazi party continuing their plans for re-arming their military and taking land from and Austria. Eventually that led to too many violations which led to World War 2

Nazi Aggression and Appeasement

Holocaust

Causes?

The negative view on the Jewish people cast by the Nazi party which allowed the rest of Germany to allow the segregation and eventual slaughter of an innocent people.

Effects?

Millions of innocent Jews and people who didn't fit the "Aryan Race" dying under Hitler's negative views on them.

Brief History: The Holocaust

The Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Causes?

A quick end to World War 2. Without it Japan would've never stopped fighting as before the bomb was dropped Japan showed no signs of slowing down. Also to claim revenge for the attacks on Pearl Harbor

Effects?

The casualties of over 100,000 people both during and the after affects of the nuclear radiation. The condemning of Harry Truman for the "barbaric decision". And a quick Japanese Surrender ending the second World War.

Why The U.S. Dropped A Nuclear Bomb On Japan

The Cold War

Causes?

The ever expanding ideas of the opposing Communism and Democracy. One wanted to suppress the other and spread their ideology throughout the whole world

Effects?

A mainly political battle spanning many years and with the constant fear that if one attacked, the other would retaliate with nuclear arms leading to the possible end to the world.

USA vs USSR Fight! The Cold War: Crash Course World History #39

September 11th Attacks

Causes?

The US foreign policies in the Middle East. The rise of Osama Bin Laden and the terrorist extremist group Al-Qaeda.

Effects?

Thousands of Americans lives lost to a blind hatred for America. A declaration for the "War on Terror" in the US. The US also stepping up its security, on planes, listening in to more people, etc.

Terrorism, War, and Bush 43: Crash Course US History #46