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The United States and the First World War

Author: Jennifer D Keene
Publisher: Harlow, England ; New York : Longman, 2000.
Series: Seminar studies in history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume in the Seminar Studies in History series, offers a concise, comprehensive and engaging evaluation of the significance and importance of American involvement in World War I.

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Keene, Jennifer D., 1962-
United States and the First World War.
Harlow, England ; New York : Longman, 2000
(OCoLC)606450304
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer D Keene
ISBN: 0582356202 9780582356207
OCLC Number: 43036876
Description: xvi, 142 pages : illustrations, 4 maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1 Origins of the War 5 --
1. Was the War Inevitable? 7 --
War in Europe, 1914 7 --
Woodrow Wilson: at Home and in Mexico 9 --
Neutral in Word and Deed, then War 12 --
Fourteen Points and the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk: Just versus Unjust Peace 18 --
Part 2 Homefront 21 --
2. Mobilization: New Powers for the Government 23 --
Bargains among the State, Capital, and Labor 23 --
Drafting an Army 28 --
Paying for the War 32 --
Propaganda and Civil Liberties 33 --
3. Social Changes at Home: Progressivism Runs Its Course 39 --
Prohibition 39 --
Female Suffrage 42 --
African-American Migration 45 --
First Red Scare and Immigration Restrictions 47 --
Part 3 Overseas 51 --
4. Fighting the War 53 --
Leadership and Strategy 54 --
American Soldier Experience 60 --
Intervention in North Russia and Siberia 65 --
5. Peace 69 --
Paris Peace Settlement 70 --
Lost Generation, the Bonus March and the GI Bill 77 --
Evoking the War: Remembrance and Lessons Learned 80 --
Part 4 Assessment 83 --
6. Meaning of the First World War for the United States 85 --
Part 5 Documents 89.
Series Title: Seminar studies in history.
Responsibility: Jennifer D. Keene.

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