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Unformatted text preview: World War I Daniel Jordaans His-125 07/1/2011 Evelyn Joseph 2 There were three important factors that changed the United States from neutral into a participant of World War I: o War began to impinge on the international business of the United States along with their interests abroad which in return threatened the economy of the United States. o German's were attacking American Allies which made the United States drawn into the war by it's alliances and allies. o U-Boats from the Germans had sunk American merchant ships heading for Europe. Many of the Americans were opposed to entering the war as they felt that the American Interest was not affected by the war itself. The way they looked at it was in their eyes a European situation and problem that they thought would not involve them, and that they would not be drawn into the war. Eventually there were factors that lead to the United States having to step into the war to help their allies out and protect themselves as well. These factors included attacks on American merchant ships allies out and protect themselves as well....
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