Bell Ringer. What was the goal of the Sedition Act and what was the Supreme Court Case that upheld it?. Ending the “War to E nd A ll Wars”. …and setting the stage for WWII. “To the victor, go the spoils”. “He who wins the war writes the history”. A Plan for Peace: Wilson’s Fourteen Points.
What was the goal of the Sedition Act and what was the Supreme Court Case that upheld it?
Ending the “War to End All Wars”
…and setting the stage for WWII
“He who wins the war writes the history”
Talk it out instead
of fighting it out
Paris Peace Conference
Woodrow Wilson Vittorio Orlando
David Lloyd George Georges Clemenceau
Treaty of Brest-Litovsk: a peace treaty between the Russia and the Central Powers, marking Russia's exit from World War I.
Russia ceded land to Germany and the Ottoman Empire in return for an early exit from the war. This incited even more violence in their ongoing civil war.
Russian Civil War
Hall of Mirrors
No! Their military is the REAL problem!
We should form a league of peace so this kind of thing doesn’t happen again!
We want Germany to pay for what they did to Europe!
We want our territories back!
33 Billion Dollars!
How vill all dis affect de Germans?
Germany experiences “hyper-inflation”: Inflation is the general rising of prices over time; hyper-inflation is an extreme increase in prices over a short period of time.
Children play with virtually worthless German money (reichsmarks)
Isolationism and Conflict
On August 1, 1919, Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer put 24-year-old J. Edgar Hoover in charge of the new Bureau of Investigation, the General Intelligence Division. It would investigate the programs of radical groups and identify their members.
November 7, 1919, (the 2nd anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution)
The Palmer Raids: A series of well-publicized and violent raids on suspected anarchists and socialist sympathizers by the Bureau of Investigation.
Targeted the Union of Russian Workers.
Of 650 arrested in New York City, the government managed to have just 43 deported.
Postwar Labor Disputes