Reasons for the US to Enter WWI
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Sinking of the Lusitania Unrestricted Submarine Warfare
We, as Germans, have the right to attack any ship approaching our enemies!
The Sussex Pledge
We will cease from attacking your vessels by surprise.
Zimmermann Note US Enters World War I
The United States has no choice but to enter the War.
When Germans sank the Lusitania with innocent American citizens, President Wilson was still inclined to remain neutral. However, unrestricted submarine warfare provoked the US even more to enter WWI.
Germany promised to stop its surprise attacks on merchant ships in order to prevent the US from entering the war.
After hearing of the Zimmermann Note, a telegram exchanged between German officials, President Wilson saw no choice but to enter World War I.
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