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“Appeasement is justified in several ways but it can still be blamed for the Second World War”. Comment. 

“Appeasement is justified in several ways but it can still be blamed for the Second World War”. Comment. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Appeasement was the policy followed by the British and later by the French, of avoiding war with aggressive powers such as Germany, Italy and Japan, by giving way to their demands, provided they were not too […]

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“Britain not only had to change its attitude, but also had to face French opposition to join European Economic Community (EEC).” Explain. 

“Britain not only had to change its attitude, but also had to face French opposition to join European Economic Community (EEC).” Explain. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: The European Economic Community (EEC) was a regional organisation which aimed to bring about economic integration among its member states. It was created by the Treaty of Rome of 1957. British government decided not to […]

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“The Second World War differed in many aspects from all the previous war which resulted in its characterization as a total war.” Explain. 

“The Second World War differed in many aspects from all the previous war which resulted in its characterization as a total war.” Explain. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Total war was a revolutionary departure from traditional theories of conflict. The Second World War was a total war due to the following reasons: It was a war in which all […]

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“Italy must be saved from foreigners, evil principles and madmen.” Explain Cavour’s perspective.

“Italy must be saved from foreigners, evil principles and madmen.” Explain Cavour’s perspective. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Cavour was the Italian prime minister of Sardinia and was called the mind of Italian Unification. He was a great diplomat who used his skills in the international cooperation, diplomacy and warfare to unite various parts of erstwhile Italy. In 1860 […]

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“Germany was officially asked to attack the east, in return for peace in the west”. Comment.

“Germany was officially asked to attack the east, in return for peace in the west”. Comment. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: The Locarno treaty, signed in 1925, was a series of agreements involving Germany, France, Belgium, Britain, Italy, Poland and Czechoslovakia. All agreements were aimed at guaranteeing peace in Europe. The most important agreement was that Germany, France and […]

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