Woodrow Wilson and the Sussex Pledge Assignment

When the fighting began, President Wilson was determined to keep the country out of a war in Europe. He declared the United States to be neutral in the conflict. “We must be impartial in thought as well as in action.” Use the text (324-27) and read with a partner the U.S. response to: (1) British Propaganda, (2) the sinking of the Lusitania, (3) the sinking of the Sussex, and (4) the Sussex Pledge. Document the U.S. response to each event on Edmodo.

On Edublogs, define the Sussex Pledge. Evaluate: (1) How did this benefit the U.S.? (2) How did this benefit Germany?

Given the following events: (1) British Propaganda, (2) the sinking of the Lusitania, (3) the sinking of the Sussex, and (4) the Zimmermann Note, when should the United States have entered World War I and why? Enter your response on Edublogs.

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