Come join us, and be part of the League of Nations!
Why not? Many other countries arepart of our group.
Limits on Immigration
Calling #100, Calling #100!
Oh no, we are#101 and #102! We just missedgetting in the U.S.!
WWI ends with the U.S. emerging on the victorious side.
U.S. Puts Up Tariffs
President Wilson was a proponent of joining the League of Nations, as he hoped the organization would maintain peace. Congress refused to join the organization, as they felt that the U.S. would be pulled into military commitments.
U.S. Becoming Pacifists
During the 1920's, Congress created new immigrationpolicies. These policies implemented a quota system, which restricted the number of immigrants entering the U.S.
Goals of Europeans after WWI vs.Goals of U.S. after WWI
Europe: It is all Germany's fault! They owe us bigtime!
The U.S. puts high tariffs on imported European goods.
Americans were unhappy with the war, as they felt the cost outweighed the benefit of the war. Many Americans became pacifists, and refused toparticipate in war.
After WWI, Europeans and Americans had discrepantgoals. Europe blamed Germany for the war, and felt that they owed something for it. The U.S., on the other hand, wanted peace in the world.