Because it was all going on "over there", and wasn't any of our concern. There were plenty of isolationists who didn't want to face the fact that we live in a world in which we must be involved or we will become irrelevant and eventually replaced.
Germans have wanted to take over Europe and eventually the world on more than one occasion. Both times we allowed them to become too powerful and occupy too many nations before we became involved.
Neutral? The arrival of fresh American troops in WWI made a huge difference.
up to 1917 it selled suplies to both sides the Americans felt no need to get involved in the europeans issue in 1917 Germany said that they would attack every ship that's not German (which means no money for the US) the also sent th zimmerman report to Mexico that said if Mexico atacks the US it could retake its lost teritories
the us did not want to be involved in the war because its population was divided. there were people from german origins and other people from british origins, so america did not want a split inside its terretories.
To stay safe and make money
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The U.S. stayed neutral during the world war 1 because President Wilson thought that them being neutral could somehow end the war.
to not pick a side in a world war! e.g Switzerland was neutral during world war 2, they did not help the allies or the axis
U.S. stayed neutral for most of the war they only fought for one year and ended the war
Because it was in their own self interest.
They just didn't pick a side to fight for.
because the felt like it they thought it was too dangerous.
Switzerland did not fight on any side in during both world wars it chose to stay neutral.
The United States tried to stay neutral in World War 1 because they did not want problems. This when wrong and they got in the middle of it.
The U.S. wanted to stay neutral and let this be Europe's war.
From 1938-1945 Austria was a part of Germany and of course fought as a part of Germany in World War 2.
Italy entered WWI in 1915 on the side of the Entente (Allies).
Yes they did.
Switzerland was neither in the Axis or the Allies during World War 2. Switzerland wanted to stay completely neutral. And to stay neutral, they would shot any planes that belonged to the Allies and Axis Powers that flew over Switzerland,
During World War I, the notable neutral nations were Spain, Sweden, Norway, Switzerland and the Netherlands.
Sweden was neutral during World War I. In addition, it was able to remain officially neutral throughout World War II.
because Germany sank US ships
They wanted to stay neutral-out of the war
Spain and the US were the belligerents and the rest of the world was neutral.
Because they saw it as a war that did not involve them and did not want to spend lives defending foreign countries
The U.S. had a close relationship with Great Britain, and the war interfered with trade.
No, Switzerland remained neutral during the First world War.
Many countries were neutral during World War I, like Switzerland.