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Topic 1

How did the Lusitania get its name and what was its nickname? What request did Kaiser Wilhelm make to his shipbuilders that related to the Lusitania?

Topic 2

What is the tactic known as the ruse de guerre which the British Navy employed during the lead up to World War I? How did it put American vessels at risk?

Topic 3

What was the Aboukir disaster and what policy did the British government establish because of the incident? How did that policy later play a role in the Lusitania disaster?

Topic 4

What was Room 40 and who knew about it? Why did the British Admiralty want to keep its existence a secret? How did this secrecy play into the Lusitania tragedy?

Topic 5

Who issued the announcement warning Lusitania passengers to change their plans and not travel through waters that were within the parameters of the war zone? Why did...

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