101 years ago, the US entered World War I. See the 1917 front page.

The Atlanta Constitution reported that the United States was in a state of war on April 6, 1917.

The Atlanta Constitution reported that the United States was in a state of war on April 6, 1917.

Exactly 101 ago, the Atlanta Constitution's front page reported that the United States was in a state of war.

A resolution declaring a state of war with Germany passed the house after 3 a.m. by a vote of 363 to 50. It had already passed the senate.

Georgia representatives all voted in favor of the war resolution, an article stated.

“The members of congress from Georgia stood loyally by the president tonight in upholding ... democratic principles of government, and voted to a man in favor of the war resolution, made necessary by repeated German aggressions.”

The war began in 1914 came to an end in late 1918. It stretched from Chile to Samoa, involving soldiers from at least 50 different countries.

But what else was happening on April 6, 1917? News of a Marietta man who sold a young bull calf for $9,000 shared the front page. It was the “highest price ever paid for a bull calf of 18 months in this country.”

The Atlanta Constitution reported that the United States was in a state of war on April 6, 1917.

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