Part I: Synthesis:
Discuss at least two actions or policies that Wilson decided on during WWI that were discussed in the lesson. In your discussion be sure to explain what the decision was, why Wilson made that decision, and what were the consequences of that decision?
Part 2: Source Analysis:
What did Schenck advocate in his pamphlet that led to his arrest and conviction? Why did the Supreme Court (with Holmes writing the Opinion) consider Schenck’s anti-war activism to be like “shouting fire in a crowded theater”? Do you agree with Holmes’ view that Schenck’s pamphlet presented “clear and present danger”?