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Unformatted text preview: of fighting in Congress. Some thought we might not need to send troops, but the Allies needed soldiers badly by May of 1917. The draft act called…even women were admitted to the armed forces (noncombat roles) – most in the navy The nation was not ready for war, so by March of 1918, Wilson appointed the War Industries Board, headed by stock speculator Bernard Baruch…laying the foundation for later the industrial-military complex and alliance between business and military leaders…....
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2011 for the course AMH 2010 taught by Professor Pietrzak during the Spring '11 term at Broward College.
- Spring '11