Effects of ww1 to US citizens - Effects of the Great War on...

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Effects of the “Great War” on Americans back home. The USA joined world War one (WW1) in 1916. The War had enormous effects on America including highly productive manufacturing industry that preceded the Great Depression. The industry productivity led to employment of women since men were at the war front. There was also the development of new antiwar and diplomacy sentiment that influenced America’s entry into World War II (O'Brien & Parsons 1995). Not only did the American individuals and public feel these effects, but also there was a loss of so many people in the war front that affected all of United States and the whole world. The war claimed between 9million to 13 million lives (Zieger 2000). World War I ended with the agreement of signing of the peace Treaty, between central powers and allies, of Versailles in June 28, 1919. As Germany and the allied nations signed the treaty, U.S stayed away and did not sign the treaty (O'Brien & Parsons 1995). The U.S objected to its terms; she wanted Germany to pay for all the atrocities. Back at home, women and young people

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