HIST EXAM 2

HIST EXAM 2 - HIST EXAM 2 U.S. and WWI 19:27...

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HIST EXAM 2 U.S. and WWI 19:27 Industrialization and big business Emergence of organized labor Farmer and ne industrial order Role of government: role with business; why and how did it change? What were the  groups pressuring change? I. BKGR- Background Roosevelt doubling Navy War between Russia and Japan Divison of Europe into rival blocks- trade rilvaries; two main opposing camps:  Central powers- Germany, Austro-Hungary, Italy Allies– GB, France, Russia Europe is our major trading partners; get loans from them- financial tie;  Atlantic ocean narrow compared to other oceans    A. Europe Crisis    B. U.S. Interests    C. Factors Vs. Neutrality in mens thinking the Atlantic Ocean losses some of its barrier qualities: tanks,  submarines, airplanes military technology, our economic stake in Europe that influences our decision to stay out of the war
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Wilson hated thought of war II. Friction with Germany Germans had a submarine Can approach enemy ship undetected Start using Subs May of 19-- - British Lusitania is scheduled to ship to  Warn Americans not to sail on this ship Ship hit ; people killed    A. Espionage and Sabotage    B. Germany Sub. Warfare III. Election of 1916 Will we be drug into war? What is the preparedness issue?- help train future army officers; trying to improve  military capabilities The democratic campaign for neutrality See how much idea of military intervention was far from our minds Wilson read in newspaper that American generals in staff were discussing war with  Germany; President went balastic  Wilson goes to bed thinking he lost the election
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