VISION ch 19 - Baker 1 Rob Baker Haar Survey of American...

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Baker 1 Rob Baker Haar Survey of American History November 4, 2011 1918 1. (A) According to the author, what began and ended the “twentieth century,” how long was it, and why does he refer to it as “the American century”? (A) The twentieth century was shaped by the wars that happened throughout. The twentieth century began with World War I and it ended with the Cold War in 1989. This century lasted exactly 75 years and it was known as “the American century because it was the time when America was very powerful and set an example for others. (Vision 317) 2. (A) Why does the author consider the American entry into WWI to be more significant than the Russian Revolution of 1917? (A) According to the author, the American entry to World War I was more significant than the Russian Revolution of 1917. The reasons for this are that since Russia left its allies, America joined them and were able to win the war without Russia being involved. (Vision 318) 3. (A) What were some of Wilson’s errors during the peace negotiations in 1918 and
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course HIST 1113 taught by Professor Brown during the Fall '08 term at Oklahoma State.

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