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Test on 1-19-17

Reasons for U. S. Involvement in World War I X - U.S. belief in isolationism X - U.S. economic and political ties to Great Britain. X - U.S. inability to remain neutral X - German sinking of the Lusitania X - Zimmerman Telegram
Central Powers Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, Ottoman Empire
The Allies Great Britain, France, Russia, Serbia, Belgium
U.S. Leadership At the end of World War I, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson prepared a peace plan that called for the formation of the League of Nations as a peace keeping organization. The U.S. eventually decided not to join the organization.
Causes of the War M- Militarism... strong army A- Alliances... working together countries I- Imperialism... Country's power through military N- Nationalism... your country is better than the others
Immediate causes -Assassination of Franz of Austria Hungary by Serbia -Austria Hungary declare war on Serbia -Russia (ally of Serbia) decided to help, Germany (Central power of AH) declared war on Russia -This expanded the war to include all of the allied powers
Beginning of WW1 to the end 1914-1918
Events ~ Blockade GB - G -Great Britain had largest navy -Use it to create blockade supplies to Germany
Events ~ G - GB -Germany used U-boats to create blockade of supplies to Britain
International Law The law said that civilian ships could not be attacked.
What Germany did with the International Law Germany stopped following the rule and attacked any enemy ship around Great Britain. Lusitania sunk. Sparked war between Germany and Britain.
What was America doing? After the Lusitania sunk, many Americans wanted war to help Great Britain. Woodrow Wilson wanted to remain neutral. Then the Zimmerman telegram came to Mexico. Wilson joined in 1917.
What did the Zimmerman telegram say? Germany asked Mexico to enter the war on the side of Germany. And to attack the US. After they have won Mexico would get Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico back. Mexico said NO!
14 Points Plan Plan for peace after WW1. This created League of Nations. Countries that agreed on the plan.
Treaty of Versailles WW1 ended with armistice. Allied powers held meetings in Paris to write peace treaties to defeated nations. IMPORTANT:Germany signed in Versailles, France. France, Britain, and US wrote main parts in treaties. Germany not allowed. US did not join LON.
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