The Centennial of U.S. Participation in the Great War

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The Centennial of U.S. Participation in the Great War
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Date: 4/6/2017
Time: 1:00 PM TO 2:30 PM

2647 Professional Way
Naples, FL 34119

(239) 598-6143

Event Description: This year, 2017, marks the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into what is known as World War I. Initially, the war was started between the Allied Powers and the Central Powers of Europe in 1914; however, it quickly spread to Asia and Africa. America tried to remain neutral, but intervened in 1917 following German provocations. This program will provide an overview of the causes, conduct and consequences of that action by President Woodrow Wilson, which sent four million U.S. troops to fight for an estimated 17 months, causing tens of thousands of casualties. Lecturer: Dr. Ted Childress View the complete winter 2017 Center for Lifelong Learning session guide at For more information, contact Kassandra Dafcik at or (239) 598-6143. Cost to attend: Annual Membership: $250 Seasonal Membership: $125 Nonmembers: $25
Hodges University Naples campus

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