Updated: 1/17/2021

Storyboard Text

  • Imperialism, nationalism, militarism, alliances, and the assassination of the prince of Austria-Hungary are all causes that lead to WWI.
  • Why did this Great War start?
  • The Germans sank the Lusitania. More than 1,000 people died. 128 Americans died.
  • Ok....
  • Tell America that we are sorry for sinking the Lusitania.
  • From GermanyIf you join our side in the war, we will help you get back territory from the US. To Mexico
  • This letter is threatening the US! The letter is called the Zimmerman Telegram. It’s good that it was intercepted by the Great Britain. When U.S.A should join the war.
  • Germany attacked 4 American ships and broke their promise! We HAVE to declare war on Germany!
  • Finally!
  • We declare war on Germany!