One of the many provisions of the treaty of versailles was for germany to accept responsibility for causing the great war this is now known as the war guilt clause, or article 231 of the treaty of versailles the harsh restrictions on germany fueled a state of frustration, which was lead by adolf hitler when he rose to power. Another factor to consider is the increase in support of nationalism around western europe at the time, and the changes in german society through an evaluation of these factors and relevant sources one canshow more content as president, bismarck led germany into unification through his. All of these factors together combined to make a perfect storm in germany the horrendous economy led to a weak government, the weak military led to fear in germany, the weak government and german fear made it possible for adolf hitler to be elected, and finally the german anger and hitler's mindset led to world war ii. After world war 1, germany was blamed for the war she also had to pay huge amount of money as a punishment (as mentioned in the treaty of versailles) many of its territories like alsace and lorraine were seized and were given to the allied nations (as mentioned in the treaty of versailles) germans were treated. He picked out three factors that he thought were critical: the unexpected 'power of resistance' of the red army the vast supply of american serious reverse for the german armed forces when operation uranus in november 1942 led to the encirclement of stalingrad and the loss of the german sixth army.
With the signing of the treaty of versailles in 1919 and the end of world war i ( wwi) the previous year, germany was not only held almost entirely responsible for the war, but the country was required to pay reparations for the damages in europe the treaty also required that germany hand over quite a bit of land and. The great german army had been dismantled and that was another humiliating factor of the versailles treaty the germans had venerated their military superiority since the german wars of unification german reparations reparations were another factor that led to the german resentment regarding the treaty france and. A external factors during the first decades following world war ii, western politicians believed that it would only be a matter of years before germany reunified in fact, until 1969 this disillusion with reunification led to sometimes severe tensions between west germans and the former east germans west germans.
After these factors have been given their due weight, however, much is still required to explain both the between france and germany, the balance of power has long been weighted in favour of the latter prices apparently caused real agricultural incomes to decline more than correspondingly at the same time,. There were many events throughout the world that led to the beginning of world war 2 in many ways, world war 2 was a direct result of the turmoil left behind by world war 1 below are some of the main causes of world war 2 treaty of versailles the treaty of versailles ended world war i between germany and the allied. Environmental and economic factors: crop failures and the potato blight swept across europe and hit germany in 1845 leading to hunger and poverty and a massive increase of immigration to america. Other structural factors could be less benign, however for instance, persistent rigidity in service and labor markets might limit growth from domestic sources and , by deepening dependence on trade, lead to unwanted volatility it is in these areas that economic policy could play an important role in adjusting germany's.
The battle proved to be decisive for the soviet union and fundamentally changed altered the course of the war germany's defeat at stalingrad not only lead to catastrophic german losses, but put the german war machine was on the defensive for he rest of the war why were the germans defeated at the. Hitler's rise to power cannot be attributed to one event, but a mixture of factors including events happening outside germany, the strengths of the nazi party, and the in 1929, the american stock exchange collapsed, and caused an economic depression [economic depression: the slowing of economic activity, which.
Two key factors undermined germany's campaign: us involvement boosted the allies' arms-producing capabilities, while sheer soviet manpower led to catastrophic defeat in russia by richard j evans. In his book ordinary men, christopher browning analyzes the factors that turned most men of one police battalion into first-time, then hardened killers a similar dynamic may have been at play for the less studied eastern european collaborators who participated in the german-led shootings only a few opted out of the.
Some historians believe the weimar republic was brought undone by post-war conditions others believe that longer term factors, such as germany's inexperience with democratic government, were just as significant this page summarises some of the main factors that contributed to the failure and fall of the weimar state. 2016 a study of national unification: what factors led to the divergent post- unification histories of yemen, germany, and vietnam and in what ways were they successful wilson franklin brehmer bard college this open access is brought to you for free and open access by the bard undergraduate senior projects. First cars were made in germany daimler and benz became the most popular brands of automobile in germany and the world factors that led to germany's boom in the second industrial revolution included its education and government support germany imposed new high tariffs against imports and. A party sets out to repair telephone lines on the main road in kranenburg on february 22, 1945, amid four-foot deep floods caused by the bursting of dikes by the retreating germans during the floods, british troops further into germany have had their supplies brought by amphibious vehicles # ap photo.