Whats Happening With The War Today

What's Happening

Mobilization and President Wilson

Before entering the war, the US had remained neutral, though the US had been an important supplier to Britain and other Allied powers. During the war, the US mobilized over 4,000,000 military personnel and suffered 110,000 deaths, including 43,000 due to the influenza pandemic.Under the leadership of President Woodrow Wilson the war represented the climax of the Progressive Movement as it sought to bring reform and democracy to the world with our Alliances of France Italy and Russia.

America's part in the War

Porpaganda and Workforce

Crucial to U.S. participation was the sweeping domestic propaganda campaign executed by the Committee on Public Information. The federal government set up a multitude of temporary agencies with 500,000 to 1,000,000 new employees to bring togetherin the workforce the expertise necessary to redirect the economy into the production of munitions and food necessary for the war, as well as for propaganda purpose