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Apr 14, 2017 3:03am EDT
england. japan has ceased to be a monarchy except in name. china as a republic defies the power of might. can anyone doubt that the beginning of the end of absolutism is at hand? >> legendary newspaper reporter walter lip man offered his third way assessment of the role america could play in the war. >> in may 1916, the president made a speech which will be counted among the decisive utterances of american foreign policy. the speech was an announcement that american isolation was ended and that we were prepared to join a league of peace. it was intended to make clear to the world that if america has to fight, it would fight for peace and the order of the world. it was a great point in human history, but it was overshadowed at the time by the opening of the presidential campaign. >> the united states absorbed a massive influx of immigrants from the end of the 19th century through the war. capitalizing on the idea that immigrants traveled to distant shores seeking freedom from tierney, recruitment efforts appealed to immigrants indebtedness. in exchange for their freedom and their children
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