President Woodrow Wilson's Propaganda Campaign

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This source is from the year 1917. World war one in Europe had been going on for three years and America was not yet involved. President Woodrow Wilson was re-elected president using the campaign slogan "He Kept Us Out of War". Britain was calling for the United States to get involved in the war. With events such as the sinking of the RMS Lusitania and the Zimmerman Telegram Woodrow Wilson was soon convinced and the United States eventually declared war on Germany on April, 6th 1917. With a large population of German-Americans living in the United States and with many people wanting the country to remain neutral, there was a strong need for a propaganda campaign to raise support for the war. President Wilson created the Committee on Public

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