Why did America win the war?

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

  • 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 asking them to invade the USA taking back Texas, Arizona and New Mexico
  • TAN- Germany contacted Mexico to ask whether they could on there on holiday to get a tan
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2. Which phrase is most associated with 'Geography'? (and why)

  • Atlantic Ocean- This large expanse of water seperates the USA from Europe
  • Borders- America has border countries of England and France
  • Pacific Ocean- This large expanse of water seperates the USA from Europe
  • Borders- America has border countries of Germany, Belgium and France

3. 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

4. Which phrase is most associated with '1916'? (and why)

  • 'He kept us out of the war'- Slogan used by Wilson to get into power in this year
  • War- This was the year that World War One ended
  • Belguim- This was the year Belguim was invaded by Germany
  • Spanish-American War- This was the date that American went to war with Spain

5. Which phrase is most associated 'Economic Benefits'? (and why)

  • 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
  • German Chemical Industry- American was able to take this from Germany, after they won the war
  • Pressure on the Government- Pressure was put on the government to ensure that American would see economic benefits of the war

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