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  • Week Seven Lecture

    1. 14. <ul><li>1914: Wilson urges Americans to be “neutral in thought and deed.” </li></ul><ul><li>Isolationists warn of being dragged into war & of “Entangling Alliances” </li></ul><ul><li>1915: Preparedness </li></ul><ul><li>Lusitania & the “Arabic Pledge” </li></ul><ul><li>1916: Election Year Wilson reminds America that “he kept us out of war.” </li></ul><ul><li>1917: From “Peace Without Victory” </li></ul><ul><li>Zimmermann Telegram </li></ul><ul><li>Resumption of Unrestricted Submarine Warfare </li></ul><ul><li>To a war to make the “world safe for democracy” </li></ul>
    2. 15. <ul><li>Isolationism </li></ul><ul><li>Immigrants That Identified with Central Powers </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. benefits from trade with Allied Powers </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. military is ill-prepared for war </li></ul><ul><li>Organized anti-war movement </li></ul>
    3. 22. <ul><li>Open covenants of peace, openly arrived at </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom of the seas </li></ul><ul><li>Removal of economic barriers and equality of trade </li></ul><ul><li>Reduction of armaments </li></ul><ul><li>Adjustment of colonial claims, equal weight given to the colonized & colonizers </li></ul><ul><li>6-13) Evacuation & readjustment of national boundaries: </li></ul><ul><li>Russian territory </li></ul><ul><li>Belgium </li></ul><ul><li>France & Alsace-Lorraine </li></ul><ul><li>Italy & its frontiers along clearly recognizable lines of nationality </li></ul><ul><li>Peoples of Austria-Hungary should be accorded the freest opportunity to autonomous development </li></ul><ul><li>Rumania, Serbia, and Montenegro determined by friendly counsel along historically established lines of allegiance and nationality </li></ul><ul><li>Turkish portion of Ottoman Empire; other nationalities under Turkish rule assured security of life and opportunity of autonomous development </li></ul><ul><li>independent Polish state.  </li></ul><ul><li>14) An association of nations for the purpose of mutual guarantees of political independence and territorial integrity to great and small states alike </li></ul>

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