Analyze the social, political, and economic ramifications of World War One on the US home front. What were the social, political, and economic effects of WWI?

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The United States officially entered World War I on April 6, 1917, after the Senate and the House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted to declare war on Germany. President Woodrow Wilson had originally attempted to maintain a position of neutrality, but this became impossible as Germany became more aggressive in sinking American ships and ships with American passengers. The final straw was the infamous Zimmerman Telegram, in which Germany promised U.S. territory to Mexico in return for Mexico entering the war on Germany's side. More than 2 million U.S. soldiers served on European battlefields, and about 50,000 were killed.

Industrial production ramped up as a result of the war, and the United States experienced an economic boom that lasted several years. This was followed by a depression after the war ended and production decreased. Unlike the situation in Europe, in which vast amounts of infrastructure were destroyed, America was far from the war zone. It became the industrial leader...

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