As the war ends, America is forever transformed by the violent and bloody conflict. And while many herald the peace, others worry about democracy at home.
As patriotism sweeps the nation — stifling free speech and dissent — a diverse group of men become the country’s first mass conscripted army.
Discover how World War I affected the lives of a diverse America and altered its place in the world.
After two and a half years of neutrality, the United States entered World War I on April 6, 1917. A massive propaganda campaign ensued.