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Checkpoint: World War I 3 factors that led the United States from neutrality into World War I: Lusitania was sunken by Germans along with many ships over several years. Germans began attacking America’s allies; U.S. was involved in economic investments with British and French which were in debt to America. U.S. economy was threatened. Zimmerman Telegram which involved Mexico, German proposed alliance with them so submarine warfare was reinstated unrestrictive. Terms stated that if U.S. went to war Mexico must fight on the land supported financially from Germany and if agreed upon they can gain control over New Mexico, Texas and Arizona. Many Americans didn’t want the war, Americas interests were not best supported from this war or taking part in it. Many did not see any threat to America. They saw it more as an issue for European countries rather than their own. When things such as attacks on U.S. merchant ships along with attacks on allies and economic values they had to U.S it became clear that ships and allies must
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