Liberals are Dangerously Wrong About World War I
For most Americans, the wars of the 20th century are often remembered fondly as an era of heroism, patriotism, and the triumph of good over evil. Because of this, World War II is usually referred to as the moment when the United States effectively solidified its status as a global superpower.
But Americans are typically far less interested in the conflict that preceded it — the war that set the stage for both World War II and virtually every other major armed dispute for the next century.
The First World War, known to some at the time as the “war to end all wars”, is the most important piece of history almost no one in the United States really knows about. And that’s a shame, because in many ways it was far more transformative than World War II. It saw the fall of the last powerful European monarchs, the rise of communism, and the beginnings of both globalism and nationalism as we understand them today.
Americans sort of have an excuse to remain ignorant of this — the United States didn’t involve itself in the conflict until the very end in 1918. Europeans, however, don’t have an excuse. This war still shapes their continent today. This is why it is so disheartening to see French President Emmanuel Macron get it so wrong when he blames nationalism for the outbreak of the First World War.
Now, as we recognize the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, let’s get the facts straight about what really happened in the video below.
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