Why We Are at War: Messages to the Congress January to April 1917 by President Woodrow Wilson | Project Gutenberg

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‘This book presents in convenient form the memorable messages to the Congress read by President Wilson in January, February, and April, 1917 …’ War was declared by a vote of Congress on 6th April 1917.

CONTENTS
I. A WORLD LEAGUE FOR PEACE: Message to the Senate, January 22, 1917.
II. THE SEVERANCE OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS WITH GERMANY: Message to the Congress, February 3, 1917.
III. REQUEST FOR A GRANT OF POWER: Message to the Congress, February 26, 1917.
IV. WE MUST ACCEPT WAR: Message to the Congress, April 2, 1917.
V. A STATE OF WAR The President’s Proclamation of April 6, 1917.
VI. “SPEAK, ACT, AND SERVE TOGETHER”: Message to the American people, April 15, 1917.

New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, May 1917.

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Richard Marshall is studying for a doctorate in the literature of ancient Rome at Wadham College, Oxford, and is a tutor for Ancient History at St Benet’s Hall. In addition to Classics, he has a long-standing interest in the tactics and material culture of the British Army, especially of the period spanned by the Cardwell Reforms and First World War. He has a large collection of original uniform and equipment items used for teaching and research purposes, and is currently exploring the evolution of British military clothing and accoutrements in response to changes in fashion and warfare for eventual publication. He previously worked as a cataloguer for the Oxford University Great War Archive.
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