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HIS-144 T7: AMERICA AT WAR Name: Abigail King Directions: Using resources from the Topic 7 Readings, including your textbook, materials provided by your instructor through class discussion, and materials from the GCU Library Guide for HIS-144 US History Themes, complete the assignment worksheet. Each answer to the questions should be a minimum of 200-300 words; and, include citations for each question formatted using the APA Style Guide. The overall assignment must include three to five relevant scholarly sources in support of your content. Each response should show good writing mechanics, grammar, formatting, and proper citations at the end of each question/response. Wikipedia, Ask.com, ehow.com and other online information sites, encyclopedias, or dictionaries are not considered university academic sources and are NOT TO BE USED . 1. What were the causes of the war? What attempts were made beforehand to prevent war? The disappointment of pacification. Endeavors were made to keep an enduring harmony during the 1920s. The principal was the development of the League of Nations (1920) as a discussion where countries could resolve their contentions. The forces of the League were limited to influence and shifting degrees of good and monetary assents that were allowed to be completed by the individuals as they saw fit. The major maritime forces chose at the Washington Conference of 1921-2 to confine their naval forces as indicated by a set proportion. A settlement assurance of the German-French outskirt and a mediation understanding among Germany and Poland were delivered by the Locarno Conference (1925). 63 countries, including all the Great Powers aside from the USSR, revoked battle as an instrument of public strategy in the Kellogg-Briande Pact (1928) and pledged to settle all contentions between them by quiet methods." The signatories had recently consented to exclude "self-preservation" wars. 2. Describe the general course of the war (major battles, leader decisions, significant events). What was the turning point for victory or defeat? "The Western Allies concurred not long after the United States joined the war that their crucial military exertion was to be gathered in Europe, where the focal point of foe power lay, while the auditorium of the Pacific was to be auxiliary.

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