The Great War
The History of World War I

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The Great War: Part 1
Explore America's tortured, nearly three-year journey to war. Ever the idealistic diplomat, Wilson vowed to keep his country out of "the Great War," but by 1916, there was a growing…
The Great War: Part 2
Examine the speed of the U.S. mobilization and the transformations required of America. Wilson hired George Creel to lead an unprecedented pro-war propaganda campaign, but for those who resisted the…
The Great War: Part 3
Chart the ways in which the bloodiest battle in U.S. history, and the ensuing peace, forever changed a nation. African Americans found ways to push for change. Women's suffrage gained…

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