1. How did American application of warfare in World War I differ from that of the Civil War era? How was the change in application reflected in our military models?
2. What technologies were used during this time? How did they change warfare? What did this modernization of warfare mean to the U.S. military?
3. How did World War I and America’s transformation to a World Power bring about a major reconsideration of American military policies and goals? What was the Preparedness Movement? Why was it important? Why did President Woodrow Wilson want a draft army instead of the U. S. volunteers? What were the arguments against the draft?
200 words per question minimum (600 total for assignment)
Must have access to the book: For the Common Defense A Military History of the United States
Reference this book once per question with appropriate page numbers (Ch 11-13 will answer these questions)