Monthly Archives: May 2017

IN U.S, LITTLE ENTHUSIASM FOR WAR

Enter the Four Minute Men Campaign Against ‘Sedition; Anti-War Protesters Face Possible Prison. Special to The Great War Project. (28 May) Two months after President Woodrow Wilson’s call to arms and the entry of the United States into the Great War, “a patriotic state of mind was virtually non-existent in the U.S.,” writes historian Adam…

A VOLUNTEER ARMY OR THE DRAFT?

Confusion from the President and Congress Wilson Favors Draft; Congress Against. American Troops to France? Good Lord! Special to The Great War Project (15 May) Early in April 1917 the United States declares war on Germany, but from President Woodrow Wilson on down, many American leaders display an enormous naivete about what the declaration of…