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1 Chapter 10 World War I Part 2

2 21. Battle of Jutlandfought off the coast of Denmark, May- June, This fight between the British and the Germans was the only major sea battle of WWI (The Great War).

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4 22.Battle of the Sommefought in France, June-November, The British began to use tanks. 23. Second Battle of the Marne July-August, Germany suffered defeat. This led to the end of the war.

5 24.Kaiser Wilhelmthe ruler of Germany. 25. On August 14, 1914, President Wilson proclaimed the United States a neutral country.

6 1. German submarines changed the rules of naval warfare. Unlike other naval ships, U- boats issued no warning to their targets. Events that pushed the U.S into WWI

7 2. The British cut the transatlantic cable connecting Germany and the U.S. All news from Europe came from London. Its pro-Allied bias helped shape the opinion of the American people.

8 3.May 7, 1915, a U-Boat sank the Lusitania off the coast of Ireland. (128 Americans died). 4.Wilson demanded that Germany stop submarine warfare. 5.Germany promised to stop sinking passenger ships without warning.

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10 6.March 24, 1916, a German submarine sank the Sussex, a French passenger ship. The U.S. threatened to cut diplomatic ties to Germany. 7.Sussex Pledgethe Germany government again promised that U-boats would warn ships before attacking.

11 8. Pres. Election of Wilson a Dem. Ran on the slogan He kept us out of war. Charles E. Hughes a Rep., criticized Wilson for not taking a strong enough stand against Germany. Wilson won by a narrow margin.

12 9. Feb. 1, 1917-Ger. violated the Sussex Pledge. 10. Feb. 3, 1917-The U.S. broke off diplomatic relations with Ger. And began arming merchant ships.

13 11. The Zimmerman Note- A 1917 note by a German diplomat proposing an alliance with Mexico. 12. The Russian Revolution- Czar Nicholas II of Russia was replaced by a republican government.

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