Why did America win the war?

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

  • TAN- Germany contacted Mexico to ask whether they could on there on holiday to get a tan
  • TAN- Germany contacted Mexico asking them to invade the USA taking back Texas, Arizona and New Mexico
  • TAN- Mexico contacted Germany asking them to give them tomatoes, apples and new potatoes
  • TAN- USA contacted Mexico telling them they can have the states of Texas, Arizona and New Mexico back
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2. 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
  • 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
  • Spies- A term used for German spies living in America

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

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

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

  • Belgium- American propaganda focused on the atrocites in Belgium made by Germans e.g. Raping Nuns
  • Flowers- American Propaganda portrayed Germans as flowers
  • Germany- American propaganda focused on the atrocites in Germany made by Englishe.g. Raping Nuns
  • Military Service- American propaganda was focues on scaring people away from military service

5. Which phrase is most associated with 'Geography'? (and why)

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

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