This caused many Germans to accept the Nazi regime and probably join the army. Germany had little flexibility with its’ army, both in size and actions, due to the restrictions, which caused Germany to begrudge the surrounding countries. The Nazi regime took advantage of what the Germans didn’t like about the Treaty of Versailles, by breaking some aspects of it, in order to gain support and increase their numbers so they could go to war. There are many reasons why the Treaty of Versailles caused World War Two, but there still might have been other causes; just like how Germany was blamed for World War One, it is unfair to put all the blame of the treaty without acknowledging other possible
Furthermore, Wilson had already created a divide by maintaining neutrality, and it made the opinion of the United States of lesser importance in the Treaty of Versailles, seeing as they entered later in the war and received a decreased amount of casualties. In addition to the dissent amongst world powers, Wilson also faced opposition from his own people, with a substantial amount urging for war at the start. As Germany launched U-boats and sunk US ships, the citizens of the United States paid the price. In response, the citizens became restless, pressuring their leaders to go to war, and succeeding in the process. At the conclusion of World War I, President Woodrow Wilson offered his opinion on how the United States should conduct peace in the Fourteen Points.
However, Truman and Eisenhower made it evident that the United States was fighting for innocent civilians worldwide, but they could not promise a steady government or country while the tension exists with Russia, but the nation is doing what they must(Document C). Therefore, the Cold War spread fear which led to the United States being negatively impacted in domestic and foreign
Wilson’s influence at the meeting was at a disadvantage due to insignificant losses of the United States compared to those of other nations. Nations, like France, suffered losses due to the war being fought on their land, so they sought more vindictive enforcement. France specifically wanted to weaken Germany out of retribution and to prevent future attacks. Also, Wilson had compromise with other nations in order to pass his ideas. He mainly wanted to create the League of Nations, but he had to negotiate with the focuses of self-determination and German war guilt.
The actions that the U.S took during the Cold War are similar to this, as they weren’t always justified. Some of the actions that the U.S. took was the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, going into nations that were controlled by the Soviets to fight back, and had the wrong motives. The United States actions during the cold war were not justified, because of the motives that they had behind their actions which were selfish and did not think about everyone else, these actions also caused more aggression. The U.S made the decision to drop a bomb on the city of Hiroshima, Japan. The U.S dropped the bomb because they wanted the fighting to be over in Japan and they wanted them to surrender without having to have any American soldiers step in and lose American lives.
Wilson is fired by missionary idealism. The United States should have become involved in WWI. If America did not declare war against Germany, we would be seen as a country who could not keep their word after stating that war would be given if ships were destroyed. Germans went above and beyond to disrespect America and repeatedly attacked them, leaving The United States no choice but to declare war upon them. If war was not to have been declared, sooner or later Germany would’ve invaded the Americas and ruled the land just as they did with Europe.
German Americans were treated quite unfairly during WWI. Even though German Americans had moved to America, they were still judged based on their background and stereotype. Posters depicted German soldiers as monsters and beasts from their homeland. The degrading word, Huns, also became a popular term for the German immigrants. Since the German Americans wanted the United States to stay neutral during the war, their lack of support went against the great rise of patriotism throughout the country.
Ships damaged/destroyed. This was also a big reason for the A-bomb because it was unnecessary for Japan to kill so many American lives and property, all because they were upset that former president Franklin D. Roosevelt interfered with Japan’s internal affairs. If that was their main reason, they could have figured some thing out through words, not actions like this one, It was necessary for the dropping of the Atomic bomb because the attack on Pearl Harbor needed to be payed back. Aside from the war, America would get revenge any ways, even one that would end the war
The freedom of the Gilded Age was further curbed with the start of World War I. When America set its foot into the war, many Americans did not want to sign up for the war. This led to Espionage Act which demanded a silent submission to the government. By the end of the war, even patriots started seeing the socialist agendas as their torchbearers to freedom. The government had to use other means to stop it.
To begin with, the United States’ declarations of war on Germany affected German American success by showing that they may have been a threat, and this caused people to treat them badly. Furthermore, the Alien and Sedition Acts affected German American success by showing that it was okay for them to be treated as a threat which made them feel unsafe and afraid to interact with non-German