Analysis Of Woodrow Wilson's War Message

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Americans remain very patriotic; this feeling is one that has stood for years since the founding of our great nation. In April of 1917 when Woodrow Wilson declared war it was not because he felt like it, it happened because our nation was called into action. Wilsons War Message and W.W Norton America and The great War: Document Overview Gives readers the insights on what was going on behind the message, however they also come presented differently with when each document was presented and the contents in the document. In Wilsons War Message Woodrow Wilson delivers an impactful speech to congress in hopes that it leads the United States into the Great War. Woodrow Wilson delivers this message after Germany had broken the promised neutrality …show more content…
Being that this reading comes from a textbook the research information behind this document helps everyone. The document informs readers on the many problems Woodrow Wilson had trying to keep peace. He was not a man of much action he believed in words to settle problems. What he did not understand is why other nations wanted to go to war with each other. The document also presents the idea on how Americans believed they were untouchable to this war. But the Triple Alliance had other plans for the United States being that they were the main suppliers of the Triple Entente, the United States was bound to get tangled up. Also it points out on how once the United States got involved with the great war Woodrow Wilson took advantage of this opportunity to talk about international relations and try to establish world peace. Moreover it ends with the United States not knowing what type of side they had shown the world. A side that would have to be used in the future for the protection of many different …show more content…
And the actions occurring during the Great War after the message was delivered. Both of the documents also talk about the reasons on why the involvement of the United States was very important. It was not only to protect what was right, in this case democracy, but it was also a show the United States could put on to show the world how they could handle problems. Another similar thing these documents do is show and tell us the impact Woodrow Wilson was having on the world once this message was delivered. How he wanted to spread world peace and start up different international relations to make sure another problem like that never occurred again. The differences come in little ways one document being the speech Woodrow Wilson Delivered for congress, and the other being a analysis on what went on that made this message get delivered and what went on after it was

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