How did the United States fit into the big picture of World War 1?
On April 6, 1917 (during World War I) the United States Congress declared war upon the German Empire. In December of 1941 (during World War II), it was actually Germany and its Axis partners who declared war on the United States. This was after the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the subsequent declaration of war upon Japan by the United States.
The United States was slow to prepare for war (prior to 1941) because: 1. The United States was a neutral country. 2. The United States was generally 'isolationist' in outlook towards the rest of the world. 3. The United States was across the Atlantic Ocean from the war in Europe, and on the other side of the Pacific Ocean from the war in China. That led to the commonly held belief that those wars would…
The United States was bombed by the Japanese at Pearl Harbor which cause a declaration of war but Germany had an alliance with Japan and it had forced the United States to declare war on Germany too. Then Germany had an alliance with Italy which cause the United States to declare war on yet another country. Then the world was at war and therefore World War 2 started.
The United States entered World War I, for the sole purpose for the defeat of Germany. Germany had ignored the United States' neutral stance, attacking its ships and citizens and finally, trying to persuade Mexico to attack the United States. Germany went down to defeat, therefore, the war aims of the United States were met.
The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor precipitated the United States entry into a state of war with the Empire of Japan. When Hitler learned that the United States had declared war on Japan he, Hitler, declared war on the United States. What had been a war between Japan and China, and between Germany and England boiled over into a World War. Tha war saw the industrial might of the United States supplying England and eventually…
There can be no doubt about it: World War II. If you mean wars just in the United States the answer would be the Revolutionary War and The Civil war. Without the Revolutionary war we would still be owned and ruled by the United Kingdom. The famous war in the United States are Revolutionary War, Civil War, and World War II.
The United States declared war on Japan on December 8, 1941, the day after the Japanese attacked the United States. Germany & Italy declared war on the United States on December 11, 1941. The United States declared war on Germany & Italy later that day. The United States had been helping the Allies since 1940 in several ways short of war. Stalin declared war on Imperial Japan about one week before Japan surrendered.