Before W.W. I, none of those who designed plans for a One-World-Government display any sense of urgency . Nothing in the state of the world demanded a One-World-Government. The reason was that in the era prior to W.W. I nationalism was working beautifully. Europe, with only some minor exceptions like the Franco-Prussia War had enjoyed peace. Travel throughout Europe was unrestricted, and a person without a passport could travel all over Europe with the new ease that railroads were providing. Post-millenialists were in large supply. They felt assured that events would continue improving until the earth would become a paradise. However, illuminated plans had long been in the making to create conflict, in order to bring into being a world-wide popular desire for a world state.
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