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On April 2, 1917, President Woodrow Wilson delivered this address to a joint session of Congress and called for a declaration of war against Germany. The resulting congressional vote brought the United States into World War I.
Posted by Darren Cole on April 2, 2011, under April, Documents.
Baseballs fans tired of all this football talk may want to vote for Babe Ruth’s draft card, pictured above. The card itself is undated, but clearly shows him still playing for Boston, employed at Fenway Park (and with the curse of the Bambino incontrovertibly broken, we feel safe pointing this out). While it lists his birth [...]
Posted by Darren Cole on February 6, 2011, under Documents, February, February 06.
This telegram, written by German Foreign Secretary Arthur Zimmermann and received by the German Ambassador to Mexico on January 19, 1917, is a coded message sent to Mexico, proposing a military alliance against the United States. The obvious threats to the United States contained in the telegram inflamed American public opinion against Germany and helped [...]
Posted by Darren Cole on January 19, 2011, under Documents, January.
In this January 8, 1918, address to Congress, President Woodrow Wilson proposed a 14-point program for world peace. These points were later taken as the basis for peace negotiations at the end of the war.
Posted by Darren Cole on January 8, 2011, under Documents, January.
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