The Great War (WWI)

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World War 1(The Great War) began in 1914 and lasted until 1918. The Great War began after Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated by Gavrilo Princip. The war ended with the Allied Powers claiming victory over the Central Powers, and the war led to many technologies and inventions. During the war, the United States used multiple reasons to help keep the national security of the United States. The United States joined the Great War in 1917. The U.S. Congress eventually passed the Espionage Act. The act strictly limited Americans’ freedom of speech during wartime to help keep the nation’s security. The act made it illegal to promote the enemy’s success or interfere with the war effort by the United States. President Woodrow Wilson warned Congress
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