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Captain Seeking Of Settling
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Country: United States
Prussia and the larger German Empire's "emphasis on militarism and authority" was seen as one of the root causes of the hostilities leading to World War One. Germany's defeat in WWI is depicted in this cartoon as a sunken war-ship. The flag of "world domination" is shown in tatters and the cannon of "militarism" is now useless.
 U.S. Department of State: Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs. (2012, March 19). Background Note: Germany. Retrieved from: <http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/3997.htm>