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farmers rent land from an owner and they grow crops, sell them, and give their owner portion of the revenue Second Body Paragraph—Industry & Labor xIndustry in the South is paralyzed due to the destroyed cotton system and slave system xValue of Southern land is equivalent to zero and private property is nonexistent xBusinesses that lent to the Confederate States of America (CSA) did not get loans back because of bankruptcy xRoads, schools, and libraries virtually all state funded xTax increases ultimately hurt South
oMoney stimulus granted by Federal government wants citizens to spend money and help the economy xCarpetbaggers are pro-African American Northerners who travel to the South as hopeful entrepreneurs (teachers, businessmen) xScalawags—a Southerner who supports Reconstruction Conclusion Paragraph xThe years after the Civil War led to a deterioration of Southern industry and agriculture due to the destruction of the cotton industry and Southern territory. 19. Assess the influence of THREE of the following in the American decision to declare war on Germany in 1917: German naval policy; American economic interests, Wilson’s idealism, Allied propaganda, and America’s claim to power.A. Introduction xIn 1917, the United States experienced both national and international pressures, such as German naval policy, President Woodrow Wilson’s idealism, and Allied propaganda that led the country towards war. xThesis: The external and internal pressures felt by the United States influenced Woodrow Wilson’s decision to enter World War I. First Body Paragraph—Woodrow Wilson’s Idealism xWilson’s strict interpretation of international lawrestricted him from prohibiting the boarding of belligerent ships by Americans oSaid such restrictions were violations of the Constitution xWilson’s refusal to ban Americans from belligerent shipsresulted in nearly one hundred American deaths oCongressmen and other government officials began to complain xWilson’scall of “peace without victory”resonated only in America oBoth Allies and the Axis powers resorted to violent means to end the first World War Second Body Paragraph—German Naval Policy xUtilized unlimited submarine warfare wherein they sunk all ships: military, war, merchant, passenger oThe United States tried to negotiate for free seas without submarines, but Germany refused oAllies, as well as Americans, died in sub warfare xLusitania was the US ship sunk by Germany oNearly 1,000 died. Germany had sent warnings in newspapers warning of such attacks oGermany promised the United States to halt such attacks xWilson did not administer ban on Americans from boarding belligerent ships Third Body Paragraph—Allied Propaganda x“Poor little Belgium,” or neutral Belgium, was invaded by Germany through a U-turn type of attack oBelgium defenseless, but United States and Allies adamant on supporting their ally oWilson wants help for Belgium x