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why the US joined WWI
Updated: 3/15/2020
why the US joined WWI
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  • Why the
  • YES!!
  • Oh no
  • does that look like a U boat to you too?
  • United States of America
  • How should we proceed?
  • Our British allies found a note from the Germans to Mexico plotting our downfall.
  • We should help our European allies if there is another offense.
  • Joined WWI
  • Oh no. Another U boat attack!!
  • Germans used unrestricted submarine warfare on commercial ships that were shipping supplies from the US to Britain. First ship sunken was Lusitania
  • Britain intercepted a telegram from Germany to Mexico saying that if Mexico allied with them they would help Mexico take land from the United States.
  • The last straw for America was when the Germans had sunk three more American ships
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