Identify what you consider to be the three most significant political changes in the century preceding the start of World War I. To support your choices, you will need to highlight a minimum two major Western nations and two colonies during this period. In addition to outlining the changes, your descriptions should include details related to economics and the rising political conflicts associated with imperialism, politics, and society. Be sure to include the following points in your essay: Use at least two sources for research. An introduction that engages the reader and clearly presents the essay’s thesis and a summary of the main points that clarifies your point of view. The organization of the essay should clearly present points arranged logically to support the thesis. The writing should be clearly organized and concise with no spelling, grammatical, or punctuation errors. essay should be at least two pages in length, double-spaced, and use APA style guidelines. The title and reference pages do not count towards the minimum page length requirement.
Remarkable changes were witnessed in the century before the world war. Most of these changes involved political and economic alliances to extend borders and gain control of resources. In this study, we will focus on how superior nations formed alliances and made agreements to ensure control over their resources and the resources of their colonies and the results after that. One of the changes before world war 1 that had a great significance was the unification of Germany which took place in 1871. The German states princes gathered in France in the Versailles palace to proclaim Prussia’s Wilhelm I a German emperor following the French capitulation during the Franco-Prussian war. The effective transformation of populations that were German-speaking to a state’s federation had been gradually developing promoted by informal and formal alliances among the princely rulers………………