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hist. 2057 March 6 - March 6 2008 Hist 2057 I Neutrality a...

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March 6, 2008 Hist. 2057 I. Neutrality a. Wilson was elected to office in 1912 b. Wants to focus on domestic problems c. Not overly concerned with foreign policy d. Doesn’t like the military; doesn’t like war e. Sec. of State was William Jennings f. He feels the same as Wilson g. In 1914, Europe was a mess and the US was still trying to stay out of European affairs h. In 1914, European population had grown tremendously; economy didn’t i. People in Europe were becoming poorer and the different nations were becoming jealous of one another’s colonial claims j. The nations begin to militarize k. Complex web of alliances that had been in place for ages btw nation l. Set to go off if the least little bit goes off m. Heir to Austria-Hungarian was assassinated n. The assassinator was linked to Serbia o. Austria-Hungarian claimed war against Serbia p. Through the web of alliances a world war begins btw the allies and the central powers q. The Allied Powers: Britain, France, Russia r. Central Powers: Germany, Austria-Hungary and Turkey
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