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    • 1. The United States in WWl Ciera Johnson
    • 2. The US PolicyIn the beginning of WW1 the United States practicedIsolationism.Isolationism: When a country does not take part inother country affairs: political, military, andeconomic agreements.While they did practice this, they did sell weaponsto other countries and provided some aid.
    • 3. US Enter The WarThe US had invested in Britain and France forthem to win.The Zimmermann telegramThe main reason they entered the war wasbecause the Lusitania was sunk by Germanyin 1915The US enters the war on April 6, 1917
    • 4. Major BattlesWith the US entering the war, they suppliednew troops for the war effort and turned thetide in the Allies favor.The US fought in the Western front.The US had about 323,018 casualties in thewar2nd Battle of Marne, battle at Chateau, andVimy Ridge.
    • 5. The US RoleThe US were only in the war for two yearsWilson’s Fourteen Points was a speech givenby President Woodrow Wilson on January 8,1918 about assuring the people that we werefighting for a moral cause and for peaceThe US after the war was a very powerfulcountry that was strong and rich.