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Was WWII a continuation of WWI?
Transcript of Was WWII a continuation of WWI?
+ WWII was triggered by Germany invading Poland. Britian and France declared war in September of 1939 after Germany invaded Poland. The Allies were upset because of Hitlers actions after the Treaty ofr Versailles. He failed to comply with the peace agreement, but Britian nor France were prepared for another war. Hitler was secretly building up Germany's army and he also made alliances with several places. For example, Mussiolini's Italy , AntiContern Pact and with Japan. The League of Nations also played an important role because they had no power, army and they did not act quickly on the issue. The beginning of WWI WWI began because of several events but one of the causes that let up to the beginning of WWI was MAIN. Which stands for Militarism , Alliances , Imperialism, and Nationalism. The immediate cause of war was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary.
Austria-Hungary then declared war on Serbia but Serbia joined forces with Russia which resulted in their mobilization. After Germany then declared war on Russia which caused the expansion of the war. BY: Alexis Gayle and Cassidy Bass WWI ended when Germany surrendered in June 11,1918. Once Germany surrendered all other nations agreed to stop the war so the peace was negotiated. The Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28,1918 by Germany and the Allied Nations. In the treaty it discussed that Germany had to weaken the military, give land away, and pay reparations. Which is lead to believe did not go so well with Hitler.He strengthen the military and then he invaded Poland in Fall 1939. End of WWII WWII ended on May 8, 1945. WWII lasted for 5 1/2 years. Germany finally surrendered again to the Soviet Union in Berlin-Karlshorst. Then September 2, 1945 Japan surrendered to America in Tokoyo Bay.