United States home front during World War I
The home front of the United States in World War I saw a systematic mobilization of the entire population and the entire economy to produce the soldiers, food supplies, munitions and money needed to w...
United States home front during World War I - Wikipedia
Selective Service Act of 1917
The Selective Service Act or Selective Draft Act (Pub.L. 65–12, 40 Stat. 76, enacted May 18, 1917) authorized the federal government to raise a national army for the American entry into...
Selective Service Act of 1917 - Wikipedia
Food and Fuel Control Act
The Food and Fuel Control Act, Pub.L. 65–41, 40 Stat. 276, enacted August 10, 1917, also called the Lever Act or the Lever Food Act was a World War I era US law that among other things ...
Food and Fuel Control Act - Wikipedia
United States home front during World War I
The home front of the United States in World War I saw a systematic mobilization of the entire population and the entire economy to produce the soldiers, food supplies, munitions and money needed to w...
United States home front during World War I - Wikipedia
America First Association of Minnesota
The America First Association of Minnesota (AFA) was a patriotic propaganda organization established in the state of Minnesota in November 1917 with a view to assisting the efforts of the United State...
America First Association of Minnesota - Wikipedia
People's Council of America for Democracy and the Terms of Peace
The People's Council of America for Democracy and the Terms of Peace, commonly known as the "People's Council," was an American pacifist political organization established in New York City in May 1917...
Director General of Railroads
Director General of Railroads was a United States federal government position in the United States Railroad Administration (USRA), whose organization was announced on February 9, 1918. It consisted of...
American Defense Society
The American Defense Society was a nationalist American political group founded in 1915. It advocated American intervention against Germany during World War I and opposition to the Bolsheviks when the...
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Boy Spies of America
The Boy Spies of America was a children's group organized during World War I. It was one of many private organizations dedicated to volunteer spying which arose during that war. Members reinforced a...
Meyer v. Nebraska
Meyer v. Nebraska, 262 U.S. 390 (1923), was a U.S. Supreme Court case that held that a 1919 Nebraska law restricting foreign-language education violated the Due Process clause of the Fourteenth Amendm...
Hartsville Oil Mill v. United States
Hartsville Oil Mill v. United States 271 U.S. 43 (1926), is a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held that the jurisdiction of the Court of Claims was not enlarged by Congressiona...
Iowa State Council for Defense
The Iowa State Council for Defense was created by Iowa Governor William L. Harding one month after the United States entered World War I, and was disbanded soon after the end of the war. It became a f...
Hale Holden
Hale Holden (August 11, 1869 – September 23, 1940) was president of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad (CB&Q) from 1914 to 1918 and 1920 to 1929, and chairman of the board of directors fo...
German-American internment
The internment of German Americans refers to the detention of German nationals and German-American citizens in the United States during the periods of World War I and of World War II. With the US entr...
Merchant Shipbuilding Corporation
The Merchant Shipbuilding Corporation (abbreviated MSC) was an American corporation established in 1917 by railroad heir W. Averell Harriman to build merchant ships for the Allied war effort in World ...
Merchant Shipbuilding Corporation - Wikipedia
Council of National Defense
The Council of National Defense was a United States organization formed during World War I to coordinate resources and industry in support of the war effort, including the coordination of transportati...
Council of National Defense - Wikipedia
American Protective League
The American Protective League was an organization of private citizens that worked with Federal law enforcement agencies during the World War I era to identify suspected German sympathizers and to cou...
American Protective League - Wikipedia
Railway Express Agency
The Railway Express Agency ('REA) was a national monopoly set up by the United States federal government in 1917. Rail express services provided small package and parcel transportation using the extan...
Railway Express Agency - Wikipedia
Camp American University
Camp American University was the name the U.S. military used for the segment of the Washington, DC main campus of American University during World War I and World War II.During both wars, the universi...
American Alliance for Labor and Democracy
The American Alliance for Labor and Democracy was an American political organization established in September 1917 through the initiative of the American Federation of Labor and making use of the reso...
American Alliance for Labor and Democracy - Wikipedia
National Security League
The National Security League (NSL) was an American patriotic and nationalistic nonprofit, nonpartisan organization. It supported a greatly expanded military based upon universal service, the naturaliz...
National Security League - Wikipedia
Committee on Public Information
The Committee on Public Information, also known as the CPI or the Creel Committee, was an independent agency of the government of the United States created to influence U.S. public opinion regarding A...
Committee on Public Information - Wikipedia
Woman's Land Army of America
The Woman's Land Army of America (WLAA), later the Women's Land Army (WLA), was a civilian organization created during the First and Second World Wars to work in agriculture replacing men called up to...
Woman's Land Army of America - Wikipedia
Four Minute Men
The Four Minute Men were a group of volunteers authorized by the US President Woodrow Wilson, to give four-minute speeches on topics given to them by The Committee on Public Information. The topics de...
United States Railroad Administration
The United States Railroad Administration (USRA) was the name of the nationalized railroad system of the United States between 1917 and 1920. It was possibly the largest American experiment with natio...
United States Railroad Administration - Wikipedia
German prisoners of war in the United States
Members of the German military were interned as prisoners of war in the United States during World War I and World War II. In all, 425,000 German prisoners lived in 700 camps throughout the United Sta...
German prisoners of war in the United States - Wikipedia