The US enters World War I

by Danica DeWit

Background Info

When the war first broke out, President Woodrow Wilson pledged neutrality for the US. At first there was little tension, but not too much to join the war. After the Germans kept sinking passenger ships carrying American citizens, America decided to put troops in France because they had enough of trying to find peace with Germany.
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What's the Big Deal

WWI had a huge impact on many Americans and the entire world.

Impact on America and American Literature

The events of the war shaped literature. There was pieces of war literature like memoirs, diaries, and personal narratives.