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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Davis Presents Talk on WWI Impact on Today


Forrest Hershberger

Peru State College Professor Spencer Davis gave a presentation May 31 on the impact of World War I; many that society is still experiencing. The meeting at the Cheyenne County Community Center was attended by about 30 people.

The United States entered World War I, then a European conflict, as a result of aggression by Germany. Consequences of that decision are being felt 100 years later, according to Spencer Davis, guest speaker for the Chautauqua event held Thursday afternoon at the Cheyenne County Community Center. The program, entitled "Nebraskans and the Great War," was led by Peru State College history professor Spencer Davis. Peru State College is located in southeast Nebraska.

"We live with the consequences of the first world war," Davis said. "Four great empires collapsed because of World War I."

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