Writing assignment: Answer two of the following questions.
(1) How did a political assassination in June 1914 lead to a world war? Why did each of the major countries intervene?
(2) Based on Lesson 117 and the reading, how has it been argued that Woodrow Wilson followed a double standard in his treatment of the British hunger blockade and the German submarine warfare? What policy did he take regarding Americans sailing on ships flying belligerent flags?
(3) Explain five of the major ideas outlined in Wilson’s Fourteen Points.
(4) How have some historians argued that the peace settlement at the end of World War I helped pave the way for World War II?