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  1. - Torpedoing and sinking of a British passenger liner.
    - Most of the passengers drowned, including 128 Americans.
    - Wilson responded by sending Germany a strongly worded diplomatic message warning that Germany would be held to "strict accountability" if it continued its policy of sinking unarmed ships.
  2. - A German torpedo struck an unarmed merchant ship, injuring several American passengers.
    - Wilson threatened to cut off US diplomatic relations with Germany- a step preparatory to war.
    - Germany promised not to sink merchant or passenger ships without giving due warning.
  3. - War industries board: Set production priorities and established centralized control over raw materials and prices.
    - Food Administration: Encourage Americans households to eat less meat and bread so that more food could be shipped abroad for the French and British troops.
    - Fuel Administration: directed efforts to save coal. Nonessential factories were closed, and daylight savings time went into effect for the first time.
    - National War Labor Board: Helped arbitrate disputes between workers and employers. Labor won concessions during the war that had earlier been denied. Wages rose, the 8 hour day was more common, and union membership increased.
  4. - Penalty for criticizing the government's way policy, was often a stiff prison sentence.
    - Provided imprisonment up to 20 years for persons who either tried to incite rebellion in the armed forces or obstruct the operation of the draft.
    - Prohibited anyone from making "disloyal" or "abusive" remarks about the US government.

4 True/False questions

  1. Submarine warfare- There was widespread unhappiness with the peace process an also growing fears of socialism fueled by the Communist takeover in Russia and labor unrest at home.

          

  2. Selective Service Act- A democratic method for ensuring that all groups in the population would be called into serve.

          

  3. American Expeditionary Force- AEF
    - was commanded by General John Pershing.
    - Assumed independent responsibility for one segment of the Western Front

          

  4. Reservationists- Torpedoing and sinking of a British passenger liner.
    - Most of the passengers drowned, including 128 Americans.
    - Wilson responded by sending Germany a strongly worded diplomatic message warning that Germany would be held to "strict accountability" if it continued its policy of sinking unarmed ships.

          

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