It only seemed to end: the worst bloodiest war the world has ever known. Unexpected and disfiguring, it killed millions—and “The War to End All Wars” (as it was called) left tens of millions so shell-shocked they became the “Lost Generation” – haunted forever.
In America, they tried to forget. In Germany, they didn’t know how they lost—there was no decisive battle, and none had been fought on their land. Yet the peace treaty socked them in the face. And in Britain, they wanted revenge. The winning election campaign slogan? “Make Germany Pay.”
But the greatest nightmare of all spread in Russia. Soon, their bloodbath would threaten to drown the world.
Sick of everything that came with the war, America dumped its leaders, shed a recession and a Depression, and prospered to new heights—it reached for glory!
While Europe waited for Hitler.
This study guide lists the people, events, and topics students should take notes on. The study guide's key is "PART I. The War to Start All Wars, 1914-1929 KEY."