American Experience: WWI

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  1. Who was John Pershing?
    A general from the Spanish American War who was an important officer in WWI.
  2. What did the Selective Service Act do?
    Authorized the draft. Lottery system was used.
  3. What is conscription?
    • draft, (ages 21- 30, then 18-45)
    • African AMericans were segregated
  4. Which two technological advances helped to bring the war to an end?
    • the tank
    • airplanes being used to drop bombs
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