procure goods through trade and to produce them
Because of illness and death workers became exceedingly scarce, so even peasants felt the effects of the new rise in wages
although world war i began in 1914, the united states did not join the war until 1917. the additional firepower, resources, and soldiers of the u.s. to tip the balance of the war in favor of the allies. remaining neutral. when war broke out in 1914, the united states had a policy of neutrality.