African-American recruits served honorably in World War I in segregated units. This unknown young man posed, wearing his uniform, for Columbia photographer Richard S. Roberts, around 1920.
Courtesy of the Estate of Richard Samuel Roberts.
- This indicator was developed to promote inquiry into how wartime government activities, the Progressive Movement, and the New Deal represented an expansion of federal power, including attempts to protect citizens.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into the significant causes of World War I and the factors leading to U.S. involvement. This indicator was also developed to promote inquiry into the effects of the war, to include its impact on the homefront, migration patterns, and continued foreign policy debates.