Germany's Role In World War I

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Register to read the introduction… In 1914 they invaded and conquered Belgium another neutral nation. This was an uncalled for action for the Germans to do because they were a neutral nation not wanting to be involved in this bloody and costly war. In May 1915 The Germans used the unfair game of submarine warfare against the Lusitania a passenger ship. A lot of civilians were killed and this was an uncalled for action towards innocent people. In January 1917 the Germans announced that now they would be using submarine warfare again. Submarine warfare is an unfair game where the Germans have submarines that attack any ships passing by bringing goods to England or France. German submarines were sinking all kinds of ships from passenger to merchant vessels. In February 1917 Germany made an alliance with Mexico promising them back their lost lands the United States conquered. They said that if the United States went to war with Germany the alliance would be made. All of these actions changed the public opinion from wanting to stay neutral to wanting to be in the war. All these acts changed public opinion and government opinion greatly. Because of these decisions Germany made caused the United States to go into World War I. …show more content…
The results for the question do you think it was a mistake for the United States to enter the last war (WWI)? More citizens said yes than no, but this reason is because of the destroyed lands of many nations they remembered the entrance of the United States as a bad choice. Although if the United States had not entered the war then most likely Germany would have won. Therefore the Germans would have destroyed our country the United States more than it had been injured in the war. Germany was always seeking for trouble so if we did not enter the war then they would have troubled more nations more harshly. The citizens of the United States were not thinking of the “what if’s” when they voted yes, no, and undecided because they did not want to think that way.

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