This is showing how the people of the United states wanted to stay neutral. If the US were to choose a side some immigrants would get mad because who knows if they came from Germany.
The Zimmerman Note
This is Belgium Escaping from Germany. Germany went to attack Belgium when Belgium was trying to avoid the war but Germany put them right in it.
Unrestricted Submarine Warfare
This is when Germany shot misses at a US ship. People back in the US were not to happy about it because there were Americans on that ship. This is one of the main reasons why we joined WW1
This is the Zimmerman note was supposed to go to Mexico from Germany but Britain got ahold of it and notified the United states. The Zimmerman note was telling Mexico to attack the United states and to take land back from them.
Germany threatened the United states saying that if any ship comes close to Britain that they will shoot it down because they don't want Britain to get any more resources. The United States didn't
This is showing the president and he is scared because how much money they will lose from joining the war. Also all the people they will lose from the war could be a very high number. They have to make more ammo more guns more uniforms so we had to make any random factory start making ammo guns and stuff like that.