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The German Empire through unrestricted submarine warfare sunk the Lusitania killing 100's Americans
Zimmerman Telegraph and Sussex Pledge
the Germans used their subs to hunt down and destroy US ships sending supplies to their Euro allies. Regardless if Civilians were killed which they were. Especially when they killed over 100 Americans on the Lusitania in 1915 may 7th
to attempt to appease the US Germany agreed to the Sussex Pledge (1915) which made it so they had to be much more polite in their sinking of Merchant ships. However Germany soon became confident they would win the war and sent the Zimmerman telegraph (1917) to mexico promising aid if Mexico invaded the US and conquered their old land back.
after the Zimmerman telegraph and continuation of submarine warfare the US has no choice but to declare war for the good of its people and even her allies. war is declared in 1917
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