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The Sinking of the Lusitania and America's Entry into WWI

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US History +1 Age Levels Middle School (13 to 15 years old), Post-Secondary
Is there ever a time when war can be justified? World War I, or The Great War, started in Europe in 1914. The Lusitania was sunk by a German U-boat in 1915. Yet, throughout all of these events America remained neutral. Why was President Woodrow Wilson hesitant to get involved? What finally made him change his mind? What came out of America's involvement in WWI?