World War I

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*President [[Nicholas Murray Butler]] asks professors to support war, and quashes the dissent of those who don't. The dissenters and supporters of free speech, including [[John Dewey]] and [[Charles Beard]], eventually left, in [[1919]], to found the [[New School for Social Research]]
 
*President [[Nicholas Murray Butler]] asks professors to support war, and quashes the dissent of those who don't. The dissenters and supporters of free speech, including [[John Dewey]] and [[Charles Beard]], eventually left, in [[1919]], to found the [[New School for Social Research]]
 
*The need for a "war issues" course, and later, one to understand postwar issues, evolves into [[Contemporary Civilization]], the first [[Core Curriculum]] requirement, established by [[1919]]
 
*The need for a "war issues" course, and later, one to understand postwar issues, evolves into [[Contemporary Civilization]], the first [[Core Curriculum]] requirement, established by [[1919]]
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*The [[Columbia Oval]] site is turned over for a [[Columbia War Hospital]] to treat wounded soldiers
  
 
The fireplace of [[JJ's Place]] includes an inscription memorializing the Columbians who lost their lives in the conflict.
 
The fireplace of [[JJ's Place]] includes an inscription memorializing the Columbians who lost their lives in the conflict.
  
 
[[Category:History]]
 
[[Category:History]]

Latest revision as of 22:14, 23 July 2010

See also Wikipedia's article about "World War I".

World War I had significant implications for Columbia:

The fireplace of JJ's Place includes an inscription memorializing the Columbians who lost their lives in the conflict.

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