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1. German Naval Policy : %Introduction of the U – boat and submarine warfare %February 1915 Germany declares water around GB a war zone and warned all ships – Wilson responded with harsh ultimatum, Germany would be held “strickly accountable” for any loss of ships or lives %May 1915 Lusitania sunk, killing 128 Americans % Sussex passenger ship sunk, injuring Americans % Arabic pledge %Wilson threatened to break relations, and Germany agreed to stop as long GB also mind international law %Political jockeying, but really angered Americans American Economic Interests: %JP Morgan requested to give loans to France, but denied by Bryan. %After Treasury Secretary McAdoo said it was necessary for the US economy, loans were extended %$2.3 billion to British and French governments, $27 million to Germany Woodrow Wilson’s Idealism : %Wilson wanted an international system of capitalism and democracy %Conflicted with his neutrality proclamation “neutral in thought” %He wished to enter the war to impose his 14 Points at the peace conference %After democratic revolution in Russia (Kerensky), Wilson’s drive for a
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2010 for the course BIOLOGY BIOLOGy taught by Professor Hued during the Spring '10 term at Eastern Oregon.

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