How and why did the USA achieve prosperity in the 1920s

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Isolation and its effects

The USA entered WW1 in 1917 with American soldiers fighting on the Western Front. President Woodrow Wilson played an importnt role at the peace talks. His Fourteen Points of 1918 were, in theory , the basis for the peace settlement. He was also responsible for setting up the League of Nations

American attitudes

Most American were not keen on the League of Nations.

  • They did not want their country involved in disputes taking place far away
  • They believed the USA would have to bear the cost of keeping the peace

Reaction to the League

The American President was a democrat but the rival party, the Republicans…


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