Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 1 decade ago

How did the U.S get invoved in WWI?

I gotta use these terms? Any helpp?



unrestricted sub warfare


Sussex pledge


Zimmermann telegram

3 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    The Zimmerman telegram showed the US that Germany was willing to have Mexico attack us to get California and Texas back.

    We also didn't like Germany sinking the Lusitania with its submarines.

  • 1 decade ago

    The Germans were shipping contraband in their U-boats in violation of the Sussex pledge, which prohibited unrestricted sub warfare between nocombatants. In 1912, the British retaliated by sinking the Lusitania and then taunted the Germans by sending them a message bragging about it, the infamous Zimmermann telegram.

    Good luck with your studies

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Do your own homework.


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