Jamie asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 9 months ago

From a constructivist perspective, what caused WWI?

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  • 9 months ago

    It was a vast plot by the trench constructivists to expand their business. Brilliant success.

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    It was the great Imperial Adventure. Those with empires saw an opportunity to get there hands on other people's colonies. It was the logical extension of the capabilities ushered in by the Industrial Revolution, applied to warfare. Of course it wasn't quite the turkey shoot (apart from the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, pun intended) that they expected. Notable too for the system of overt and covert alliances that propelled the entire continent into warfare with a matter of weeks, which few predicted.

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  • 9 months ago

    The military buildup by European nations combined with anger from occupied nations.

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