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1

The outbreak of war was sparked by the death of?

Archduke Ferdinand

2

Causes of US involvement

- sinking of Lusitania, Arabic and Sussex (sunk by German U-boat)
- Zimmerman Telegram
- Germans resumed unrestricted sub warfare

3

Selective Service Act

males must register for draft at age of 18

4

Sussex Pledge

no more subsinking w/o warning

5

Zimmerman Telegram

direct threat to US

6

Prevented use of mail system to intervene w/ war effort

Espionage Act

7

Made it illegal to speak out against any aspects of US Gov

Sedition Act

8

Supreme Court upheld Espionage Act in which court case?

Schenck v US

9

Justice Oliver Holmes said...could suspend liberties

"clear and present danger"

10

Wilson announced his...for peace.

Fourteen Points

11

US's reaction to the League of Nations (14 Points)

Caused much controversy