BC: THE END
FC: The United States In The War http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/wwi/images/wwi.jpg
1: I S O L A T I O N I S M | Isolationism is a policy of avoiding foreign alliances http://amhist.ist.unomaha.edu/module_files/Isolationism.JPG | As WW1 began, the U.S. had no interest in Europe's war. America wanted to be left alone to do its own thing.
2: Neutrality Neutrality is the policy of not choosing sides in a war. America hoped to be able to trade with Allies and the Central Powers but they couldn't choose http://amhist.ist.unomaha.edu/module_files/Neutrality%20Cartoon%201.GIF
3: Sinking Of The Lusitania | Germany U-boat sank the British ship off the coast of Ireland. Twelve hundred passengers died, including Americans. | http://drnorth.files.wordpress.com/2009/01/lusitania1.jpg | This event has no definition
4: The Zimmerman Note It is a telegram from the German Ambassador to Mexico asking them to fight the Americans. In Return to this Germans promised to restore the southwestern U.S. and Texas to Mexico when the Americans Were defeated. http://farm1.static.flickr.com/10/13430698_2ee82ece37_o.jpg
5: The Selective Service Act of 1917 was law that required young men of the ages 21 to 30 to register for the war. | SELECTIVE SERVICE ACT OF 1917 The Importance of this is that many men that are now troops had to leave their family and register for the war, even though they did not want to. It helped in the war, but many men lost their lives that did not even want to register for the war. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/51/SelectiveServiceActRoosevelt.jpg