Welcome to THE MAKING OF A NATION -- American history in VOA Special English.The years after World War One were an important turning point in the making of the American nation. The country turned away from the problems of Europe. Now it would deal with problems of its own.This week in our series, Kay Gallant and Maurice Joyce tell about the many changes in America during the early nineteen twenties.There was a presidential election in America in nineteen twenty. President Woodrow Wilson was not a candidate. He had suffered a stroke and was too sick.The two major candidates were Democrat James Cox and Republican Warren Harding.Voters had a clear choice between the two candidates.Cox supported the ideas of President Wilson. He believed the United States should take an active part in world affairs.Harding opposed the idea of internationalism. He believed the United States should worry only about events within its own borders.