Impacts of WW1 on USA

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  • Created on: 13-04-18 08:56
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  • Impact of WW1
    • Economically beneficial for USA in short term
      • Lots of trade
      • 1914 -17: sold weapons to allies + made large amounts of money
      • Post-war: damaged European economies bought US goods with US loans = boom
    • USA tried to ignore international affairs afterwards
      • Policy of 'isolationism'
      • Concerned by loss of life - WW1
      • Concerned membership of LON = more wars
      • Membership may be expensive - easier to make money selling weapons than fighting the war
      • US congress refused to join LON
      • US businessmen afraid of European competition

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