06.14b. What if America Had Not Entered World War I? . A good question. I suppose the part of the German 1918 offensive that hit the French would have gone a bit further (the Americans were not involved in the attack on the British). It still would have failed, even if it conquered twice as much territory as it did. The Allied 1918 offensive would have been slower, and probably the war wouldn't have ended till 1919. But Bulgaria, Turkey, and Russia would still have been knocked out in 1918. And the Allied blockade would still have created a crisis in Germany in 1918. So the Americans were not all that important. Nor were we important in the peace. Wilson held out for the League of Nations and for calling the conquered colonies "mandates", neither of which had any importance. Did he have any other impact?

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