United States and World War 1

United States and World War 1 - UnitedStatesandWorldWar1...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
United States and World War 1 18:02 I. Neutrality II. Problems with neutrality III. Demise of neutrality The US did not want to fight in this war Up to 1917 there had been so little political support for entering the war so  very little preparation had taken place  Wilson asks for a declaration of war in the spring of 1917 the US had only  200,000 soldiers The US had a pretty good navy but had a small army of land forces and didn’t  have the supplies  So after the declaration of war the US had to start getting ready for war o They had to call up men and train them and then equip them and then ship  them to Europe IV. War Entered war in 1917 The US fought as AM. units they did not mix with French or English troops o The war is a war of attrition so the US entrance of the war tilts the balance  in the favor of the allied powers
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 4

United States and World War 1 - UnitedStatesandWorldWar1...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online