After The War1

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After The War1

  1. 1. After The War Conflicts at Home and Abroad
  2. 2. Conflicts at Home and Abroad <ul><li>The Allied victory in World War I did not put an end to conflict either at home or abroad. European hostility to Wilson’s peace plan was matched by domestic hostility due to economic issues and other problems. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Opposition to Peace Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Cause : Wilson wanted acceptance of Fourteen Points, League of Nations; European allies wanted to punish Germany, divide up conquered lands among conquerors; Senate did not want entanglement in League of Nations </li></ul>Results : no one satisfied in Europe and Senate rejected treaty
  4. 4. <ul><li>Economic Downturn </li></ul><ul><li>Cause: demobilization, conversion to peacetime economy, inflation plagues Americans </li></ul>Results: business activity slows, farmers especially hurt
  5. 5. <ul><li>Red Scare </li></ul><ul><li>Cause: Russian Revolution, fear of foreigners </li></ul>Results: deportation, imprisonment of many immigrants; new racial tensions arise
  6. 6. <ul><li>Labor Unrest </li></ul><ul><li>Causes : Unions struck for higher wages denied them during war </li></ul>Results: management fought with strikebreaking methods, violence, lower wages

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