Why did America get involved in World War I?

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America got involved in the First World War because German submarines had sunk the Lusitanian ship. The Germans had also broken the Sussex pledge in which America promised to keep out of the war if the Germans did not provoke them by trying to incite Mexico into attacking and wiping out the American army.
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America entered WW1 because Germany refused safe passage of trade and passenger
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Mainly because they were angry at Japan for the attack of Pearl Harbour so they declared war. __ Wrong war. Japan and the US were allies in WW1.
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I'll give you one hint, America got involved because 'someone' sank a ship called the Lusitania.
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28th June 1914 murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife in Sarajevo was the starting point. 28th July 1914 - The Austrian government blamed the Serbian government for the assassination
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The U.S entered WW1 because of two major reasons. One was that the Germans had affirmed unlimited German marine warfare and the Zimmermann note. Secondly, Germany had completely disregarded the international laws protecting impartial nation's ships by sinking neutral ships.
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