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Why the United States entered the WWI
The Sussex Pledge was a promise made in 1916 during World War I by Germany to the United States. Wilson demanded the Germans refrain from attacking passenger ships. In this statement, Germany said they would temporarily stop these attacks.
The Zimmerman Telegram
Naval warfare in which German submarines sunk merchant ships without warning. Many American lives and resources were lost.
The Germans sunk the Lusitania, where about 128 American passengers died.
The Zimmerman telegram instructed the ambassador to approach the Mexican government with a proposal to form a military alliance against the United States.
Due to all these significant events, the entry of the United States into WWI was inevitable.
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