American History 2/16

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Food Administration Goals:

-Institue voluntary days of food conservation
-advocate ordinary Americans having liberty gardens
- raise farm prices

Conscription

All men 18-35 must register for draft

War Industries Goals:

- set prices (prevent inflation)
-establish wages (can't have strike)
- set standards for production (all weapons made the same)

The Great Migration

Over 1.5 million blacks moved from the South to the North in hopes of find more job opportunities

W.E.B DuBois

"Blacks should fight in the war"

George Creel

Leader of the Committee on Public Information

Committee on Public Information

Wanted Americans to feel good about war.

Sedition Act

You cannot criticize war effort. If you do you can be fined up to $10,000 or spend 20 years in prison

Schenck v U.S.

Challenged the Sedition Act. Ruling stated that America does have the right to uphold the Sedition Act under Clear and Present Danger Act.

Article 231

The War Guilt Clause

War Guilt Clause

Germany has to accept sole responsibility for the war

Article 232

Reparations

Reparations

Germany has to pay over 20 billion dollars in reparations

William Borah

Leader of the "Irreconcilables"

Irreconcilables

refuse to ratify the treaty of Versailles. Completely against the treaty

Henry Cabot Lodge

Leader of the Reservationists

Reservationists

Treaty of Versailles is ok but needs some revisions

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