What Were The Implications Of The United States Involvement During World War I?

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The Great War, later dubbed as the ‘First World War’, hadn’t really piqued the interest of the United States, as it wanted to be a neutral country to isolate itself from European affairs; the United States did not want to be a guest in Europe’s concert made up of artillery impacts, machine gun fires, and homesick cries. But as ties with the Allies between the United States continued, the resent of the Central Powers (especially Germany) towards the United States also grew. Though with the introduction of new weapons, styles of warfare, and more technologically advanced boats and planes, the gravity between the United States and the Allies grew stronger thus pulling the US into one of the biggest battles it’ll ever fight. From the main roots of the war, to the branches questioning America’s neutrality and also the events and impacts of the United States, it’ll help answer the question: “What were the implications of the United States’ involvement in World War I?” To begin, the main causes that lead to this self-destructive war started off with the arms race that spread through Europe and the flexing of Germany’s muscles. Now, Germany never really had this urge to become a superpower (or at least prove that it has the power to become a superpower) it wasn’t until Kaiser Wilhelm II came into power that the friendly ties and alliances between Germany and the rest of the European countries began to break apart and crumble. Wilhelm II wanted to make Germany into an empire, so it…
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