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America Goes to War


Video Discussion Questions

  • Why did America remain neutral when the war first broke out in 1914?
  • What are two major considerations for the U.S. in 1915?
  • What was the gamble that Germany took in 1917 and why?
  • Between 1917 and 1919, how much did the U.S. military grow?
  • Define “conscription. ”
  • What were the different jobs needed to supply the U.S. military?
  • Name two ways that American entry help win the war for the Allies?