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Why Did America Join World War I?

Summary: Examines four primary reasons that America entered into World War I: unrestricted U boat warfare, the Zimmerman Note, American business interests, and German dictatorship. The Zimmerman note played the most important role.
Why did America Join WWI

America joined the First World War on 6th April 1917 3 years after war had been waged, this was due to the American view that Isolation was the best way for America to succeed therefore they took the view that the war was a European problem and did not need American intervention, also since America was a multi-national party if the American Government took sides with the Allies many people would be unhappy [the Irish immigrants hated the British due to their ruling of Ireland and could riot, also the German immigrants wanted Germany to win and could riot], but eventually America was drawn into the war, the reasons for their involvement were:

  1. Unrestricted U boat warfare.
  2. Zimmerman Note.
  3. American Business Interests.
  4. German Dictatorship.
In 1915 U boats were ordered to attack any ship even passenger ships that carried the British...

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