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The Role of America in post-war peace
settlement and its retreat into
isolationism
By the time the First World War came to an end in November 1918, the United States had
committed approximately 4.8 million men to the Allied cause. The final loss of lives
amounted to 112,000 people.


The…

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3. An end to all economic barriers between countries
4. Countries to reduce weapon numbers
5. All decisions regarding the colonies should be impartial
6. The German Army is to be removed from Russia. Russia should be left to develop her own
political set-up
7. Belgium should be independent like…

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The main outcome of the war for America, was making it rich
o They did this by supplying food and raw materials to Europe and by
stealing Europe's trade to India and Canada
o They didn't want to waste this money by solving other countries problems,
in the league of…

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Immigration Policy
After WW1 there was a rethink of the open door policy, because of the war and an
increased feeling of nationalism
Also many feared that immigrants threatened their jobs and political beliefs such
as communism
Sacco and Vanzetti
o Immigrants from Italy who had openly criticised the American…

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