World War I

World War I - World War I and the Americans Lusitania 1915...

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World War I and the Americans Lusitania 1915 Woodrow Wilson: “The world must be made safe for democracy” Trench warfare Shell shock Meuse-Argonne campaign 1918 Wilfred Owen, “Dulce et Decorum Est” Ezra Pound, “Hugh Selwyn Mauberley” ee cummings, “my sweet old etcetera” Ernest Hemingway, In Our Time 1925 Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms , 1929 Extra Points: Woodrow Wilson-Progressive reformer, idealist. 1912-1920. Lots of education- Davidson, Princeton. Enlightenment intellectual, believed in education, gov of NJ Created federal reverse board to stabilize currency. Wanted to improve working conditions. Also looked at it in a world view. Americans watched as huge conflict in Europe mounted Central Powers-Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Allied-France, England, Italy Dense Warfare-stalemate by 1917-Trench warfare, gas, airpower, submarines Both sides tried to blockade each other on the seas, tipping point for Americans Both sides wanted to attract US to help
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This note was uploaded on 05/15/2011 for the course AMST 101 taught by Professor Kasson during the Spring '09 term at UNC.

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