It’s November 19th. On this day in 1919, the US Senate rejected the ratification of the Treaty of Versailles.
Jody and Niki are joined by Christopher McKnight Nichols of the University of Oregon to discuss why the US rejected the peace treaty and what it says about how the country saw its role in the world in the wake of World War I.
Christopher’s book is Promise and Peril: America at the Dawn of a Global Age
Find a transcript of this episode at: https://tinyurl.com/esoterichistory
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