Beyond the Civil War in Reconstruction Essay

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An American Soldier in World War I I. Introductory paragraph from the sample outline a. Identifying the title, the author, and the publisher of the book. An American Soldier in World War I, by George Browne (Author), David L. Snead (Editor). Publisher: University of Nebraska Press 2006. b. Summarize the main idea/theme of the book you are reviewing in one or two sentences. George “Brownie” Browne, gives us the difficulties of living, training, transportation to France, and the danger of combat. Brownie is a narrative about combat, hope, and service amongst the American military. c. Write your thesis (What you think of the book). I though the book was very informative, reading the letters from Brownie touch my heart. His letters gave us the reality of World War One, and the price the military paid for the freedom we have. Brownie gave the readers insight of the day to day living, training, and other conditions the soldiers went through in World War One. He gave us an explicative journey of his life in the military, and the America’s efforts to build an army. II. Body Paragraph(s) a. Summarize the important points of the book (This can be one or several paragraphs). Use quotes or paraphrases from the book to prove your points. (MLA Style formatting) President Woodrow Wilson declare war to help American Allies, without the structure nor organization for the army. The new AEF commander had the distasteful job of molding a fighting force mainly from scratch. After the President declaration of war, the War Department began to activate, and issue calls for an enlarged manpower. About six weeks after the United States formally entered the First World War, The U. S. Congress passes the Selective Service Act on May 18, 1917, giving the U. S. president Woodrow Wilson the power to draft soldiers. The first troops of the

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