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The world must be made safe for democracy.  Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty.

(Woodrow Wilson, speech to Congress, 2 April 1917)




On 6 April 1917, the United States declared war on Germany. War was not declared against any other member of the Central Powers or their allies. Only Austria-Hungary received a declaration of war in the summer of 1918. Until then, the United States had remained neutral. This neutrality...
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