America: War and Peace

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Now you can study America: War and Peace from first-hand perspective. This essential eBook includes 43 primary source accounts from 1916 to 1925. No source is better than the original. It is untainted and tells the history as it happened.

The content in this eBook is included in our colossal "First-hand History of America" collection with over 1,200 primary source accounts.

*Includes 43 Accounts:

  • The Zimmermann Telegram, 1917 – From the German Foreign Secretary to the German Minister in Mexico
  • America Declares War on Germany, 1917 – Woodrow Wilson
  • Text of the Declaration of War – Joint Resolution Passed by the United States Senate and House of Representatives
  • Britain Welcomes America into the War – David Lloyd George
  • Compulsory Military Service – Woodrow Wilson
  • Conscription is Approved – Samuel Gompers
  • Moving Our Troops Overseas – Albert Gleaves
  • "On the Brink of the Precipice" – Walter H. Page
  • America Mobilizes – John Pershing
  • The American's Creed – Accepted by House of Representatives, April 3, 1918
  • President Wilson's "Fourteen Points", 1918 – Woodrow Wilson
  • The "Big Berthas" Bombard Paris – Contemporary Press Report and That of General Rohne
  • Foch Given the Supreme Command – John J. Pershing
  • Britain's Back to the Wall – Sir Douglas Haig
  • The Liberty Loan Army – Guy Emerson
  • American Troops Take Cantigny – John J. Pershing
  • The Loss of the "President Lincoln" – G. C. Whimsett
  • Airplane Duels – Edward Vernon (Eddie) Rickenbacker
  • Holding the Germans at Chateau-Thierry – British Press Report and a French Tribute
  • The Last German Attack is Halted – John J. Pershing
  • Foch Launches His Great Counterattack – Shipley Thomas
  • The First American Army in Attack – John J. Pershing
  • Breaking the Hindenburg Line – United States Government Statement
  • A Close-Up of the Great Argonne Battle – Robert Lee Bullard
  • The Last A.E.F. Drive to Sedan – Sir Frederick Maurice
  • The War in the Air – Shipley Thomas
  • How the Armistice was Negotiated and Signed – Marshals von Hindenburg and Foch, and Eye-Witnesses
  • The Kaiser Abdicates and Apologizes in Exile – William II, of Germany
  • The Terms of the Armistice – Official Text Translation
  • The Allies in the Rhineland – Gregory Mason
  • President Wilson Acclaims the Armistice – Woodrow Wilson
  • Wrecking the German Navy Under the Armistice – Charles G. Gill
  • Clemenceau Accepts the Presidency of the Peace Conference – Georges Clemenceau
  • Signing the Treaty of Versailles – Harry Hansen
  • The Treaty Reservations Which Failed – U.S. Congress
  • The Knox Peace Resolution – U.S. Congress
  • President Wilson's Veto of the Knox Resolution – Woodrow Wilson
  • The Washington Conference on the Limitation of Armament – Warren G. Harding
  • Calvin Coolidge, Thirtieth President of the United States – New York Times
  • "Back to Normalcy" with President Harding – Charles E. Hughes
  • The First World Flight – Lowell H. Smith
  • The Dawes Plan to Collect from Germany – A Contemporary Analysis from "Current Opinion"
  • The Peace Treaty at Locarno – Germany, Belgium, France, Great Britain and Italy

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