Copy_of_WWI_Dissent_in_the_US_Notes - Name Tamarus L Darby Jr Date Block 2A Dissent in the United States 1 How did the public feel about the possibility

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Name: Tamarus L Darby Jr_______ Date: 3-17-20________ Block: 2A_______ Dissent in the United States 1. How did the public feel about the possibility of going to war? There was no way of measuring the public’s opinion at the time. 2. What three signs are there that tell us the public was not on board? a. A draft of young men b. An elaborate propaganda campaign throughout the country c. Harsh punishment for those who refused to get in line 3. How did Wilson describe the war? He described the war as “a war to end all wars” so that it would make the world safe for democracy. 4. Why did the government hire journalist George Creel? The government hired him so that he could become the government’s official propagandist for the war and so that he could persuade Americans that the war was right. 5. What political party was extremely vocal against entering WW1? The socialist party is vocal against entering WW1 because of the protests against the war, the drafting
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