American Jews in World War I - German Propaganda Courting by Thomas Löwer

By Thomas Löwer

Bachelor Thesis from the yr 2004 within the topic heritage - Miscellaneous, grade: A, Juniata university, language: English, summary: In early August 1914, the 1st days of worldwide conflict I, Germany’s cognizance was once desirous about the us. The world’s largest monetary strength had to this point remained impartial and was once for this reason the sector of the “Krieg der Geiste” (War of Minds). England attempted to push the USA into the conflict opposed to the primary Powers and Germany attempted to maintain the USA out of the battle and labored via diplomatic efforts to make sure that the united states stayed thoroughly neutral.
The German Empire observed americans of the Jewish religion as significant allies during this attempt. lots of those American Jews have been robust financiers, together with immigrants from either Germany and Russia. The German Empire was hoping that it had the help of the hugely influential Jewish bankers in addition to of many Jewish -American voters.
The resources on which the study is predicated are former works of the German propaganda efforts within the usa, fabric from the recent York occasions and money owed of latest people.
This study will express how the German Empire attempted to win and continue the prefer of those specific teams of usa citizens and why they was hoping that the yankee Jews have been on their part, what measures German Jews made to accomplish this objective and why it finally failed.

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