Chapter 31 The War to End War

Chapter 31 The War to End War - Chapter 31 The War to End...

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Chapter 31 The War to End War A. Road to US in WWI 1. Resumption of unrestricted submarine warfare by Germany 2. Zimmermann Note 3. First Russian Revolution a. February 1917-> Czar overthrown Replaced by Provisional Government-> democracy 4. Wilson’s Idealism a. Twin goals b. Altruism We want to make things better. Make the world safer for democracy. c. Wilson’s 14 points-> war aims A lot of these were abandoned because he wanted so much for the League of Nations B. Homefront 1. Creel Comm a. sell the war to the public-> too good of a job doing so b. propaganda 2. Dissent a. anti-German b. Espionage Act of 1917
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Sedition Act Eugene Debs-> Socialists IWW d. freedom of speech/press Can people be punished for speaking on the war? e. Schenck v. US “clear and present danger” rule 3. War Production a. Need to shift from a peacetime/consumer economy to a wartime econmony What is the role of the government? b. public-> laissez-faire
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course HIST 1120 taught by Professor Grigg during the Spring '08 term at UNO.

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