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Lecture91608 - Europeans were heavily demoralized after WWI...

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Europeans were heavily demoralized after WWI Europeans believed the age of war was over because they were so  dependent on each other economically because war is too expensive Affects on European consciousness were more important than WWII U.S. didn’t get involved right away with WWI Many Americans sympathized with their European ancestral homes o Germans, Jews, Irish all sympathized with Germany o British descendents sympathized with Britain o Wilson believed that if the U.S. didn’t get involved with the war they  would be able to shape world order By creating international institutions Wilson making plans throughout the war Had some appeal, even in Germany April 1917, U.S. joined the war On the side of the French, British, and Russians Germans started to attack neutral ships o Tried to get Mexico to help in the war by promising all land lost to 
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2008 for the course PLIR 340 taught by Professor Owen during the Spring '08 term at UVA.

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