Sociology: fall world studies assignment

Student responses should be well thought out and demonstrate a profound understanding of the chapter materials. Students should cite at least 2 references from the text, and/or supplementary sources that have been posted in the Module 2 tab on Blackboard. This can include readings, primary source documents, and videos. Your post should be at least 300 words and include in-text citations.

23.1: Determine the causes of World War I.?

The First World War began in 1914 and continued until 1918. During WWI, approximately 20 million people died or were injured, primarily due to trench warfare and the sheer number of nations involved. The causes of WWI are as vital to aspiring historians as the war’s effects. Although Archduke Ferdinand’s murder triggered the war, various other factors triggered the conflict (WWI), which include the following: European Expansionism where Tensions occurred as countries like Britain and France expanded their domains…….

23.2: Analyze the changing course of World War I and the extent of the war’s effect on its participants.?
23.3: Summarize the causes of the Russian Revolution of 1917 and evaluate the reasons the Bolsheviks prevailed.?
23.4: Describe the aftermath of World War I and the new challenges the former belligerents faced afterward.
23.5: Evaluate the extent to which the cultural and intellectual trends of the postwar years reflected the crises of the time and the lingering effects of war.


Anievas, A. (2013). 1914 in world-historical perspective: The ‘uneven’and ‘combined origins of World War I. European Journal of International Relations19(4), 721-746.

Salsman, R. M. (2017). The political economy of public debt: three centuries of theory and evidence. Edward Elgar Publishing.