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Creel Committee Headed by George Creel, this committee was in charge of propaganda for WWI (1917-1919). He depicted the U.S. as a champion of justice and liberty. Eugene V. Debs Leader of the American Railway Union, he voted to aid workers in the Pullman strike. He was jailed for six months for disobeying a court order after the strike was over. Bernard Baruch Millionaire, he headed the War Industries Board after 1918. Herbert Hoover, Food Administration He led the Food Administration and started many programs to streamline food production and distribution. MARSHAL FOCH Senate rejection, Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, reservations Lodge was against the League of Nations, so he packed the foreign relations committee with critics and was successful in convincing the Senate to reject the treaty. New Nations, self determination After WW I, Germany, Eastern Europe and the western portion of the former Russian Empire split into new countries. Wilson wanted them to have their own governments. Collective Security
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Notsure during the Fall '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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