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AMERICAN CIVILIZATION UNITED STATES HISTORY 170 Rhett S. James Marcio Carvalheiro History 170 Chapter 23 November 24, 2008 America and the Great War 1. Science and Technology By 1915, the United States had gradually transformed itself from a  neutral power into the arsenal of the Allies. The Germans, in the  meantime, were resorting to a new and, in American eyes, barbaric tactic:  submarine warfare. Unable to challenge British domination on the ocean’s surface, the Germans announced early in 1915, enemy vessels would he sunk on sight. Months later, on May 7, 1915, a German  submarine sank the British passenger liner Lusitania without warning,  causing the deaths of 1,198 people, 128 of them Americans. The ship was  carrying not only passengers but munitions; but most Americans  considered the attack an unprovoked act on civilians.
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