America Joins WW1

America Joins WW1

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  •  The U.S. started selling arms to other countries to keep peace with them. This was done in order to prevent war.
  • Have you heard about the new Neutrality Acts?
  •  United States 1914
  • Yeah, let's avoid a war!
  •  The U.S. shared Belgium with 4 countries. This was done to keep them as allies and prevent a war. 
  •  Belgium 1914
  • Want to share Belgium?
  • Ok
  • Why Not?
  • Sure
  •  Lusitania 1915
  •  This led to the end of unrescricted submarine warfare. It also helped even odds for the allies. 
  • We apologized
  • Lets end unrestricted submarine warfare.
  •  ZImmerman Telegram 1917
  •  It stopped Germany from gaining allies. It also kept the war even. 
  • Thanks Britain
  • You are welcome U.S.
  •  Submarine warfare would eventually resume. This would bring the U.S. into the war.
  •  Unrestricted Submarine Warfare 1917
  • When will this stop?
  •  The U.S. made many attempts at trading with Britain. This would cause Germany to want to stop it.
  •  Econmic Intrest 1914 
  • Why?
  • I don't want you training with Britain.
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