Why did America join WW1
PPT to explain why America got involved in WW1. Looks at the Lusitania sinking and the Zimmermann telegram. Students complete NOP analysis of Zimmermann cartoon then write a newspaper front page report on why the Americans are joining the fight.


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Created: Mar 9, 2013

Updated: Oct 15, 2015


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Lesson 2 - Why Did America Enter WW1


docx, 347 KB

Zimmerman Telegram

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