Neutrality and Isolationism

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Why was the US isolationist before and early in WWII? 

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The reason for this was that the United States did not want to get involved in  another war that would be like World War I.  Many Americans felt that the US had been dragged into WWI when that war had very little to do with American interests.  They wanted very...

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The reason for this was that the United States did not want to get involved in  another war that would be like World War I.  Many Americans felt that the US had been dragged into WWI when that war had very little to do with American interests.  They wanted very much to make sure that this did not happen again.  Therefore, they passed laws to promote isolationism.  When World War II started, they pushed for continued isolationism because they did not believe that the actions of the Nazis really constituted a threat to the US.

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