History 1302 Lecture February 17

History 1302 Lecture February 17 - History 1302 Lecture...

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History 1302 Lecture February 17, 2010 Empires, alliances , and nationalists Contrasting America and Europe Debating neutrality Debating the war What does it take to fight a war Committee on public information Food administration Liberty bonds Selective Services Act Enforcing Loyalty and Americanism Espionage Act of 1917, sedition Act of 1918 A deadly War Trench warfare A complex peace League of nations Empires and nations Nguyen Ai Quoc (Ho Chi Minh) at Paris The height of reform: Victories and Costs Why do nations go to war?
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Resources Land Power Protection of alliances Many immigrants were unwilling to take a stand in the war because most were from Europe, which was involved in WWI Contrast between Europe and America Woodrow Wilson avoided the war and took a stance of neutrality European nations take an aggressive stance on the war America’s neutral stance was not so neutral. America traded significantly more with Britain than it did with Germany Entering the war The deaths of Americans due to German U-Boats
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2010 for the course HIST 1302W taught by Professor Mathieu during the Spring '10 term at Minnesota.

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