Vystěhovalecký faktor v Rakousko-Uherské politice vuči spojeným Státum Americkým v letech 1915-1916 = The emigrational factor in Austro-Hungarian policies regarding the United States of America during the years 1915-1916
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During the World War I period, there were about a million emigrants from Austria-Hungary present on the territories of the United States. The activities of the emigration organizations was observed by Vienna very carefully. The Austro-Hungarian embassy and particular consulates were trying to influence the press contents published by those organizations by granting themfinancial support. The so-called Literary Office (Literaturbüro) was established. ; It tried to influencesignificant nationwide periodicals. Those propaganda activities were dealt a substantial blow by the so-called Archibald scandal. It concerned a failed attempt to disrupt the Americanarms production, which led to the recall of the Austro-Hungarian ambassador and to a seriouscrisis in mutual relations. ; Vienna was probably not interested in the breaking of diplomaticrelations with the USA, that is why a decision had been made to limit all activities which couldlead Wilson's government to make such a step. To a German discontent, the Austro-HungarianEmbassy ceased to support the Employment Agency in New York, which was supposed to grantnew job s to its countrymen who had lost their jobs in the arm s industry in effect of the earlier mission statement.