The United States in the Great War

It was the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month one hundred years ago when guns fell silence.   The combat phase of the Great War was over.  The Allies, including Great Britain, France, and the United States were victorious over the Central Powers: Germany and its allies. The United States joined the … Continue reading The United States in the Great War

The Lusitania: United States One Step Closer to War

April is the 100th anniversary of the United States declaring war on Germany and its allies the Great Powers.   The Wilson administration's decision to go to war was not taken lightly or in haste. In fact, it was almost two years after the sinking of the Lusitania that  The president  appeared before a joint session of … Continue reading The Lusitania: United States One Step Closer to War

Books About the Presidents, Part II

By Stephen The first part of my blog listing books about the presidents of the United States (POTUS) covered the 18th and 19th centuries.  This time, the presidents Theodore Roosevelt through Harry Truman, will be the focus. Theodore Roosevelt succeeded William McKinley after the latter man  was assassinated.  The first Roosevelt to serve as POTUS has had a  number of books … Continue reading Books About the Presidents, Part II