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Why was the US slow to enter World War 1?

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May 31, 2007 11:19PM

The United States was not the financial powerhouse it is today and it did not particularly have a valid reason to enter WW2 and withoutaproper reason to enter a war across the ocean it would have been hard to convince American public to get on-board. The U.S finally got a valid reason with (Zimmerman's note).Some also believe this note was fabricated by U.S insiders. Although it entered the war late the U.S offered an abundance of assistanceto Great Britain before it entered thewarthrough weapons and fuel assistance secretly.