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Take Aways


In the second decade of the twentieth century, a terrible war began in Europe, with the death toll eventually totaling an estimated 8 million combatants—and many times more civilians. At first the United States vowed to maintain its neutrality. However, the nation finally declared war in order to support its allies and defend its commercial interests.


  • World War I was an international conflict primarily involving European nations that was fought between 1914 and 1918.

About The War


  • Was it in best interest of the United States to remain neutral or declare war in 1917?

  • No it was not the best interest to stay neutral because the German kept on attacking American citizens.

  • How was world War 1 different from the previous wars?

  • WW1 differ from the previous wars because the weapons, the machine gun was a major part of WW1.


The Fourteen Points was a speech given by United States President Woodrow Wilson to a joint session of Congress on January 8, 1918.

Wilson’s Fourteen Points


Coming out of World War I, Americans were focused on returning to normal life and improving the nation's economy. Through three one-term presidencies, the country saw an economic boom, labor troubles, and the seeds of an economic disaster that loomed as the decade ended.


American society changed in many ways following World War I, as the jazz age introduced a variety of new styles, tastes, and manners. Conflict arose between Americans ready to adopt these new manners and new ways and Americans who tried to resist the forces of change. 


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  • How did people cope of all the problems of the depression?

  • Why did some people survive and others fail?


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  • How did people cope of all the problems of the depression?

  • Why did some people survive and others fail?


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