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What some descriptive phrases that characterize the United States and Europe after WWI?

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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:

  • 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.

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