United States enters World War 1


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United States enters World War 1

  1. 1. United States enters World War 1 By: Sarah Ross Why the US eventually entered World War 1, and the event that led America to start war? By: Sarah Ross
  2. 2.   Why the U.S. eventually entered World War 1 1. Submarine warfare and the sinking of lusitania- if the ship  did not sink U.S would not be in the war. 2. Economics-some say the bankers were involved. 3. Politics 4. Ideology 5. Zimmerman Telegram Major event was the sinking of Lusitania
  3. 3.   <ul><li>  </li></ul>What countries were in World War 1   The countries that were involved in World War 1 (The first war) was Albania, Arabia, Austria-Hungary, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cuba, Costa Rica, Czechoslovakia, Estonia,  England, France, Great Britain, Germany, Greece, Haiti, Guatemala, and last but not least America.  
  4. 4.     U.S entered World War 1 in April 6, 1917. Two million american soldiers were sent to war. They were very brave to fight for country.
  5. 5.   <ul><li>  </li></ul>  The big event that led to war was: The Sinking of Lusitania Lusitania was build by John Brown. Lusitania made the trip on September 7, 1907. At the time she was the biggest ship in the world. On may 7, 1915 the ship was heading east off the Old Head of Kinsale, Ireland. The ship was torpedeoed without warning by U- 20 and had sunk within 18 minutes. 761 were recued, 1,198 died in this tragic.
  6. 6. Second Major event  that stared World War1 The Zimmermann Telegram was a telegram that was sent from German to Mexico to join the war on there side, plus defeat the Americans. Well, it was caught and decoded. The americans stoped them. Mexico had decied to stay neutral .
  7. 7.        1914-1918 World War 1 ( also known as the Great War at the time)  was a big war  that began in the summer of Europe 1914.The fighting ended November 1918.About 7 million militay personnel, including 6million Europeans were in the biggest war in history. About 8 million combates were killed due to great power of techoloigical advance firework. This was the second deedliest conflict in history.
  8. 8.   The End!