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What event convinced the US get to enter World War 1?
In 1915 the British cruise ship Lusitania was sunk by a GermanU-boat, killing 128 Americans. The next year two munitionsfactories were destroyed, which was blamed on German sa…boteurs. In1917 the Zimmermann Telegram was released to the public. It was aGerman message to Mexico urging Mexico to invade the US. Theseevents together shifted US public opinion in support of war withGermany.
Unrestricted submarine warfare . American propaganda . U.S. business interests . The Zimmerman note Also the assasination of Arch Duke Franz Ferdanan
1) Sinking of the Lusitania - 128 American passengers killed 2) German Unrestricted Submarine Warfare - Many US ships sunk under suspicion of carrying war supplies to Englan…d 3) Zimmerman Telegram - Germany promised to help Mexico get Texas back if Mexico were to attack us (message intercepted by British)
I think the German perspective was to counter Russian aggression, in support of Serbia, against their neighbour Austria/Hungary. Potentially the Russians represented a huge ar…med force and were allied to France, & by association, to Britain. The British have the most powerful Navy in History, but the Germans have built many modern ships to counter this in the recent arms race..... The Germans have, as they see it, the advantage of interior lines, they are in the middle & able to move resources from front to front as they wish. It soon becomes plain that Germany is very much the domnant partner in the Central Powers: Austria/Hungary & Turkey are bit players at best, in times they are sidelined by the actions on the western front. Despite Brusilovs' action against Austria/Hungary, Russia is soon on the back foot in a major way & Rumania enters the war to great cost. In the end of it all both the German Navy & Army were undefeated, as they saw it, the Allies really were nowhere nearer to Berlin than in 1914. But, considering the cost in Human life, and the misery and devastation of it all, who had really gained anything ?
The sinking of the ocean liner RMS Lusitania on May 7, 1915 is considered one of the primary reasons for US entry into the war. Another was the so-called Zimmerman telegram ,… in which Germany sought to involve Mexico in a coordinated war against the US. The US did not enter World War I until April 6, 1917, 23 months after the Lusitania, but shortly after Germany announced it was re-instituting unrestricted submarine warfare.
bombing of pearl harbor. No, no that is WW2, 1941. WW1 is 1914 to 1918. A reason for the US entery into the war was the sinking by a U boat (Submarine) of the Liner Lusitania…. Some of the people travelling on it were from the US and there was loss of life. 139 US citizens on board :128 were killed. The Submarine was the U 20.
The Attack on Pearl harbor
An ally country was attacked and this made Britain enter the war.
1. The sinking of the ocean liner Lusitania (American lives lost to submarine warfare) 2. The Zimmerman Telegram (Germany tries to get Mexico into a war with the US)
Germany attempting to form a military alliance with Mexico.
The Zimmerman Telegram was a telegram from Germany asking Mexico to attack the United States. The British intercepted it and sent it to the Americans. Also, unrestricted U-…Boat warfare had been reinstated recently and American ships were being sunk again. --- i thought it was the assassination of ferdinand? Answer: The assassination of Archduke Ferdinand provoked Austria-Hungary to declare war on Serbia, which dragged the rest of Europe into World War I. The assassination, however, was of no grand concern of the average United States citizen.
Germany attempting to form a military alliance with mexico
In World War 2
sinking of the lusitania
I know it wasn't the Jewish community in the US, and Obama wasn't born yet so it wasn't his fault (unless he's reincarnated). It was probably the World Bank leaders who were a…fraid that the Czars of Russia were going to bring them down convinced the US to enter the war as a distraction. And then Stalin and Lenin started renaming cities and the US didn't want a Staleningrad in Germany.
Well if you think back the start of the war or the "spark" was when arch duke Ferdinand was assassinated. The sinking of the Ship the "Main" lead to the US thinking that they …were being targeted.
The specific event which influenced the decision of the US to enter WW I was the sinking of the Lusitania.
the Zimmerman telegram and the sinking of the passenger ship the Lusitania.