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American democracy and the world war

American democracy and the world war

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Published by Cooper Square in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally pub. Houghton Mifflin, 1939.

Statementby F.L. Paxson. [Vol.2], America at war, 1917-1918.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20322654M

Editor’s note: We are making “American Democracy and the Vatican: Population Growth and National Security” by our Chairman Dr. Stephen D. Mumford freely available to download. The book is as relevant and revealing today as it was when it was first published in Authors of Healing the Planet Ann and Paul Ehrlich write of the book: “Stephen Mumford dares to expose .   American Education, Democracy, and the Second World War examines how U.S. educational institutions during World War II responded to the dilemma of whether to serve as “weapons” in the nation’s arsenal of democracy or “citadels” in safeguarding the American way of studying the lives of wartime Americans, as well as nursery schools, elementary and .

  This enabled the American president to frame the war not just as a showdown between the Union and the Confederacy, but as a trial of democracy that had immense consequence for the world’s future.   American democracy has gone through dark times before aircraft and atom bombs that killed tens of millions in the two world wars). At the time, Americans struggled to believe that the United.

American Education, Democracy, and the Second World War examines how U.S. educational institutions during World War II responded to the dilemma of whether to serve as "weapons" in the nation s arsenal of democracy or "citadels" in safeguarding the American way of life. For the , African American soldiers who fought in World War I, Woodrow Wilson's charge to make the world "safe for democracy" carried life-or-death meaning. Chad L. Williams reveals the central role of African American soldiers in the global conflict and how they, along with race activists and ordinary citizens, committed to fighting for Cited by:


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