Chase Jordan


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  • 01.05.2015 Article
  • America developed an isolationist based anti-war sentiment after World War I. This resulted in measures such as Cash and Carry diplomacy, and the US Congress not ratifying the League of Nations, and in literary and film works being published. These included Englebrecht and Hanighen’s book, Merchants of Death , and Marine Corps General Smedly Butler’s film, “War is a Racket”. As World War II moved closer, and Pearl Harbour occurred, entertainment was used as a means to garner the people’s support for the ...