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He believed that power was derived from a great navy. Having a great navy, according to him, was based on size and strategy. His work had a huge impact on the way basically all military was run at the time, being a major factor in the naval arms race before the first world war.
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Alfred Wegener was the scientist who championed the Continental Drift Theory through the first few decades of the twentieth century. Simply put, his hypothesis proposed that t…he continents had once been joined, and over time had drifted apart. The jigsaw fit that the continents make with each other can be seen by looking at any world map. For Example: Continents of Africa and South America joined together.
His take on the important role of sea power in the world
Publishing his book in 1890, "The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783" which helped to promote the battleship arms race in the 1890's up through 1918. 1783 is the e…nding year of the American Revolutionary War. He was actually promoting navies, but it was the battleship that was being built during the arm's race (the main weapon).
Yes, from his 1890 published book: "The Influence of Sea Power Upon History 1660-1783."
The rise of modern steel navies from the 1890s through the 20th century.
Alfred Wegner advocated the theory of continental drift in 1912, and published the theory that there had been a giant supercontinent, Pangaea, in 1915.
no Alfred wegener is not a theory.
i dont think anyone couldve tested that theory since no computer models in the 1800s. it was supported by fossil and glaciation evidence though. and offcourse later supported …furthur by plate tectonics
People did not agree with Alfred Wegener because he could not provide a driving force for his theory of Continental Drift, now known as Plate Tectonics. People used to think… that the crust of the Earth was solid, so how could continents move about in something solid? It was only when it was proved that there were 2 types of crust, Ocean and Continental, and that the ocean crust was relatively new, that geologists were able to work out a driving force for the whole process. Convection currents in the mantle.
That whoever controlled the seas controlled the world, because the seas were key to world dominance.
His book influenced Congress into believing in the power in America's naval power
The British Empire was not what the British believed it to be.
Alfred T. Mahan's argument against isolationism was that the navy could protect U.S. economic interests. Mahan also explained that a strong navy needed overseas bases and …places for ships to refue.
Admiral Alfred Mahan's book is "the book of Alfred Mahan". This book was a treaty of war. It was groundbreaking and new at the time, and at the same time was highly rega…rded.