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The Great War & the Dawn of the American Century

100 years ago, America entered the Great War so that the world might be made safe for democracy

America Joins WWI 100 Years Ago This Week

Woodrow Wilson’s war speech contains many distinctive assertions illustrating how Americans then, before and now view their nation, the world, and war.

A Costly Education: Great War Lessons on Democracy, Trade, and Arms Races
A Costly Education: Great War Lessons on Democracy, Trade, and Arms Races

The Great War, which America entered a century ago this month, offers lessons for us today on democracy, trade, and arms races.

A Fearful Thing: Lessons from Great War
A Fearful Thing: Great War Lessons on Treaties and Deterrence

Here, in the middle of the centennial anniversary period of World War I, we still find ourselves in the shadows of the Great War—and still have much to learn from it.

Bearing the Burden

With the Middle East on fire, Europe on edge, Russia on the march, and China on the rise, America’s interlocking system of alliances is more important now than at any time since the beginning of the Cold War.