Should the U.S. Enter the Great War?

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The Great War, later known as World War I (WWI), was consider the first modern war, and was fought between two alliances of nations. World War I is consider the first modern war because of the advancements in weapons and size of armies and navies that was used in this war, such as machine guns, poison gas, hand grenades, tanks, submarines, and airplanes. The two alliances of nations was the Allies and the Central Powers. The Allies consists of Great Britain, France, Russia, Serbia, Luxembourg, Ireland, Romania, Greece, Belgium (after Germany disregards their neutrality and invades their nation in order to get to France) , Montenegro, Portugal, Albania, and Italy (after 1915). The Central Powers consists of Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and Ottoman Empire. Should the U.S. enter the Great War and fight along with their alliances? One may say that the U.S. should enter the war. There are many evidences or events that will support the U.S. to enter World War I. During World War I, a German official named Zimmermann sends a telegram to a German ambassador in Mexico, however the telegram was intercepted by the British, and was sended to the United States. The message never reached Mexico. The message states that, “We intend to begin on the first of February unrestricted submarine warfare. We shall endeavor in spite of this to keep the United States of America neutral. In the event of this not succeeding, we make Mexico a proposal of alliance on the following basis: make war together, make peace together, generous financial support and an understanding on our part that Mexico is to reconquer the lost territory in Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona.” This portion of the message is basically saying that Germany is starting the unrest... ... middle of paper ... were dug to protect the soldiers from the enemies’ powerful and rapid-fire machine guns. It depends on whether you want protections from enemy fire and kill some enemies for your country and die with honor, or die instantly with no protection and honor. In conclusion, although the U.S. claimed neutrality when the war first started just like Belgium. Even so Belgium’s right of being neutral was violated, just like the U.S.’s right of being neutral was violated. In response to the right of being neutral was violated, Belgium joined the Allies and wishes to defeat Germany. Consequently, why can the U.S. not done the same thing as Belgium and joins the Allies of World War I. With all these supporting evidences that supports the U.S. to enter the war, you can now see why the U.S. should enter the Great War (World War I) despite others saying that we should not enter.
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