Better Students Ask More Questions.
What some descriptive phrases that characterize the United States and Europe after WWI?
2 Answers | add yours
- Idealistic and pacificistic. This would describe the US and many European countries. This is why they made treaties like the Kellogg-Briand Pact.
- Economically devastated. This could apply to Germany more than any country since much of its wealth was taken to pay for the damages from the war.
- Full of political unrest. This would apply most to Russia and Germany. However, you could apply it a bit to the US where there was a "Red Scare" in the time immediately after WWI.
There are many possible phrases that could be used, with different phrases to describe the US and various countries in Europe. As some examples, we could use:
Posted by pohnpei397 on May 11, 2012 at 10:01 PM (Answer #1)
High School Teacher
remember "dancing on a volcano" and "the golden years" can be applied to Germany specificially and to Europe in General for the 1920s. Everything seems like it's starting to look up, many European countries have secured loands from America and are slowly rebuilding themselves, but it's all the calm before the storm. The wall street crash of 1929 devestates Europe and America and throws the world into the dark days of the 1930s.
Posted by missgrant on May 12, 2012 at 10:18 AM (Answer #2)
Related QuestionsSee all »
Join to answer this question
Join a community of thousands of dedicated teachers and students.