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Both the federal government and the military were expanding rapidly both in terms of size and in terms of power during this time. The new group of citizen-soldiers, diverse in terms of class, religion, ethnicity, regional identity, education, and ideology, would provide training challenges. New government-military-business relationships would experience failures and successes. Delicate relationships with allies would translate into diplomatic considerations and battlefield command concerns.
1. The Preparedness Movement: America Reevaluates Its Military
2. Drafting & Training Citizen-Soldiers: New Civil-Military Relations
3. Mobilizing Public Opinion and Suppressing Dissent: Civil-Military Cooperation and Conflict
4. Over There: Science, Technology and Modern Warfare
5. Demobilization and Reemployment: The War Department Steps In