History Two Exam Three 3-10-08 World War I The Americans-Woodroo Wilson was elected president in 1912-He was former governor of NJ, president of Princeton University, and History Professor-Wanted government to regulate business-Interested in bringing progressive reform because its the right thing to do-Quintessential Moral Progressive, felt it was his duty to teach neighbors how to elected “good men” and how to cherish democracy-1916 he sent General John J Pershing to go to Mexico and kill Pancho Villa-Villa killed Americans and led a raid into New Mexico-Wilson used Monroe Doctrine to justify the hunt for Villa-Wilson opposed the war in Europe-May 7 1915 German U-boat torpedoes a British liner Lusitania-Uboat was a new technology-Lusitania was transporting weapons form US to Britain-1,198 killed, 128 Americans-Wilson issued saying “American is too proud to fight”-1916 Isolationist were the view of Americans-Americans began to favor France and Britain-Germany agreed to stop attack ships but 1917 they started do it again
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