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World War 1 and Archduke Ferdinand

How did the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914 lead to a war? Determining the significance of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in the larger chain of events that lead to World War I (WWI) requires an understanding of the larger political climate of late 19th century Europe. There are a three key t

An outline of the Nazi actions is given.

The Third Reich was one of the most brutal political regimes the world has ever seen. One of the most astonishing facts is that the Nazis did not take power forcefully but were elected the largest party in the Reichstag (German Parliament). Why is it that the Nazis appealed to so many Germans when Germany was among the most ci