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.
During World War I, letters were the main method of communication between soldiers and the homefront. Take a glimpse into the lives of the men and women who lived through World War I, in their own words.