Chapter 21: America and the Great War 1914-1920 - Neutrality United States policy \u25cf Promote democracy Christianity \u25cf President Wilson Alliances \u25cf

Chapter 21: America and the Great War 1914-1920 -...

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Neutrality United States policy: Promote democracy & Christianity President Wilson Alliances: Serbian independence from Austria The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand precipitated WW1 Initial Reactions: Shocking number casualties U.S neutrality (at first) trading with central and allied powers, were making a profit from the war Trench warfare and chemical warfare Neutral Rights Unrestricted submarine warfare Both sides saw the U.S supplying both of them and would destroy cargo ships Germans figured out passenger-liners also had supplies and would blow those up too U.S people would die Lusitania Last efforts for peace Zimmerman telegram Germans promised the Mexican government that they’d get their land back as long as they attacked the U.S if we got involved Mobilizing a Nation: War Industries Board
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