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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...
After the exit of Russia from the war, the US intervention in World War I shifted again tip the balance in favor of the allied powers. However, in the initial stages the contribution was mostly moral, due to the slowness with which American troops were deployed in Europe. Also regarding armaments American troops - with the exception of rifles - were fully equipped with English and French materials, whose factories were already producing armaments in surplus for its armed forces. Decisive from...
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