Briefly describe how nationalism was a major cause of World War I.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 3:08 am ad1c9bdddf
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Among diverse factors, nationalism was a significant cause of World War I (1914-1918). Before this period, Europe was undergoing modern transformations that were not accompanied by a growing unity or stability among its peoples. There were great rivalries and divisions among European competing states. Consequently, nationalism became a critical way in which residents of competing nations defined themselves (e.g. politically, socially, and culturally). These rivalries were further sharpened as both Italy and Germany joined their fragmented territories ...
This solution briefly analyzes how nationalism was one of the major causes of World war I.