Why did America win the war?

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

  • Special Relationship- American felt it had a stronger bond to Britain historically over Germany
  • Special Relationship- Amreican felt it had a stronger bond to Germany historically over Britain
  • Nickname- This was the nickname that American gave to Germany
  • Nickname- This was the nickname gien to Belgium by America
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2. 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

3. 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
  • Belguim- This was the year Belguim was invaded by Germany
  • Spanish-American War- This was the date that American went to war with Spain
  • War- This was the year that World War One ended

4. Which phrase is most associated with 'Spanish American War'? (and why)

  • 'A world safe for democracy'- was the campaign slogan for this war
  • Atlantic Ocean- This was the area of ocean that Spain and American were fighting over
  • 1898- This was the year the war started and was one of only few war American got into after the civil war
  • Luisitania- This was a boat used by the Americans to invade Spain during this war

5. Which phrase is most associated with 'Unrestricted Submarine Warfare'? (and why)

  • TAN- This tactic was used to regain the states of Texas, Arizona and New Mexico
  • Luisitania- This was a boat sunk by German U-boats, using this tactic in which 120 Americans died
  • Luisitania- This was the name of the first submarine to use this tactic
  • Mexico- They were the first country to use this tactic

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