The Saturday Evening Post History Minute: How World War I Changed America

Today, there is little left to remind of us of World War I besides memorials. But the Great War, in fact, produced several lasting changes in American life.

A enlistment poster from World War I

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November 11 commemorates the armistice signed between the Allies and Germany, which officially ended World War I on the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month.” None who fought are still alive to share their stories, but the Great War actually produced many lasting changes in America.

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