Effects Of The Armistice Day And Ww1

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The events of the Armistice Day and WW1 negatively affected the U.S. military in several ways, including: WW1 marked the end of isolationism, and the number of countless lives that were lost during the war, or on the Armistice Day because of unnecessary battles and fights that the American Army was involved in. Many historians believe that American isolationism ended when they joined the first world war because they broke the rule that they would not get involved in any war that did not involve or affect the country itself. “Germany's unfettered submarine warfare against American ships during World War I provoked the U.S. into abandoning the neutrality it had upheld for so many years. The country's resultant participation in World War I …show more content…

army because it was the reason that the U.S. lost all of it’s soldiers. If the U.S. did not break the ideal of isolationism, then they would never have been involved in the war, and therefore never would have been affected by the war. November 11th is remembered as the day that World War 1 ended, but the fighting continued even after the message was sent out that there was going to be an Armistice.***NEED SOURCE*** “On November 11 1918, Armistice Day, the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) on the Western Front in France suffered more than 3500 casualties, although it had been known unofficially for 2 days that the fighting would end that day and known with absolute certainty as of 5 o’clock that morning that it would end at 11AM. Even though the Armistice Day for WW1 is remembered as a good day in history, there were several thousand deaths that happened on this day, so that the Armistice could happen. An article based on the book, Eleventh Month, Eleventh Day, Eleventh Hour: Armistice Day 1918, World War I and Its Violent Climax, written by Joseph E. Persico, describes the casualties the Americans suffered on this day, it says, “The Americans took heavy casualties on the last day of the

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