Why did America win the war?

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1. Which phrase is most associated with 'Propaganda'? (and why)

  • Flowers- American Propaganda portrayed Germans as flowers
  • Belgium- American propaganda focused on the atrocites in Belgium made by Germans e.g. Raping Nuns
  • Military Service- American propaganda was focues on scaring people away from military service
  • Germany- American propaganda focused on the atrocites in Germany made by Englishe.g. Raping Nuns
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2. Which phrase is most associated 'Economic Benefits'? (and why)

  • German Chemical Industry- American was able to take this from Germany, after they won the war
  • German Chemical Industry- American due to the war was able to become a world leader in exports were as German had been before especially in this industry
  • $12,000- The amount of money American gained from the war
  • Pressure on the Government- Pressure was put on the government to ensure that American would see economic benefits of the war

3. Which phrase is most associated with 'Zimmermann Telegram'? (and why)

  • TAN- Germany contacted Mexico asking them to invade the USA taking back Texas, Arizona and New Mexico
  • TAN- USA contacted Mexico telling them they can have the states of Texas, Arizona and New Mexico back
  • TAN- Mexico contacted Germany asking them to give them tomatoes, apples and new potatoes
  • TAN- Germany contacted Mexico to ask whether they could on there on holiday to get a tan

4. Which phrase is most associated with 'German Americans'? (and why)

  • Pressure applied on government- There were more Germans living in New York than Hamburg putting pressure on the government to not go to war
  • Spies- A term used for German spies living in America
  • Pressure applied on government- People wanted to get rid of the German Americans fro New York
  • Spies- A term used for American spies living in Germany

5. Which phrase is most associated with 'Wilson changes his mind'? (and why)

  • Germany- Wilson decides to side with Germany over Britain
  • TAN- Wilson decided to give Mexico back the states of Texas, Arizona and New Mexico
  • A world safe for democracy- This was Wilson's reasoning for joining the war
  • Sandwiches- Wilson chose to have ham in his sandwich instead of cheese

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