Nothing less than war [ebook] : a new history of America's entry into World War I / Justus D. Doenecke. (On ProQuest eBook Collection).

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: When war broke out in Europe in 1914, political leaders in the United States were swayed by popular opinion to remain neutral; yet less than three years later, the nation declared war on Germany. In Nothing Less Than War: A New History of America's Entry into World War I, Justus D. Doenecke examines the clash of opinions over the war during this transformative period and offers a fresh perspective on America's decision to enter World War I. Doenecke reappraises the public and private diplomacy of President Woodrow Wilson and his closest advisors and explores in great depth the response of Congr.
    • Content Notes:
      Setting the stage -- The earliest debates : August 1914-March 1915 -- In peril on the sea : February-August 1915 -- Toward the Arabic crisis : January-August 1915 -- Frustrating times : August 1915-March 1916 -- Tensions with Germany and Britain : January-September 1916 -- Preparedness debates and the presidential election : March-November 1916 -- To end a conflict : October 1916-January 1917 -- The break with Germany : January-March1917 -- And the war came : March-April 1917.
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      Electronic book.
      Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-367) and index.
      Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
      Mode of access: Internet.
      Description based on print version.
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