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Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on Nov 19, 2018

Nov. 11, 2018, marked the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, “the war to end all wars.” Russell Fowler covers this old topic -- World War I and the Constitution -- in his column, and as you will learn, the subject is timeless. "America’s entry into hostilities marked the end of the Progressive Era as the nation shifted its attention away from domestic reform to mobilization. As Congress approved a centralization of power in the Presidency concerning property rights and personal liberty, constitutional debate changed from how much government can regulate the economy to further social goals to how far the federal government can go in managing the economy and limiting individual rights to advance the war effort." Read all about it here.