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Unformatted text preview: improve Sherman Anti-Trust Act helped labor and ag organization exempt from anti-trust lawsuits 4. Blacks didn’t benefit D. US Neutrality 1. Difficult for US to be neutral a. Ties with Allies but also with Central Powers Economic with allies Cultural with both allies and central powers Political allies b. British propaganda Great Britain controlled the Trans-Atlantic Cables. Britain could make sure that America c. Unrestricted Submarine Warfare- Germany 2. US and German Submarines a. Lusitania b. Arabic Arabic Pledge- Germany wont sink unarmed ships without warning c. Sussex Sussex Pledge- Germany wont sink unarmed ships without warning if the US gets Britain to lift blockade E. Election of 1916 1. Democrat-Wilson 2. Progressives a. wanted TR and TR said no. There were no progressives in 1916 3. Republican-> Hughes a. rode the fence 4. Wilson wins a. West/Midwest b. Working class c. Bull Moose...
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- Spring '08
- Woodrow Wilson, Teddy Roosevelt, b. Wilson, sink unarmed ships