Spy With My Little Eye

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I Spy With My Little Eye

Hook: Do you think it is right for our government to be able to spy on us?

Background: During both World War 1 and World War 2, the US, along with other countries, used espionage and different covert tactics to gather information about the enemy/foreign countries (their governments) and to continue to provide protection for all the citizens of the United States.

American’s today should be aware of this because

1.the United States government still uses espionage today,

2.the idea of foreign spying has gotten the US to where we are now

3.and

1.Intro

A-Background on WWl- In early April 1917, the United States declared war on Germany after the attacks upon its ships in the Atlantic. Although the US did not have the supply of guns and money to engage in this war, President Woodrow Wilson decided it would greatly enhance the power of the nation. At this time, the United States had a small and powerless army. The US joined forces with Britain, France, Russia and Italy (Allied Powers). These countries fought against Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria (Central Powers). While in Germany, the US sent an endless amount of troops over to continue fighting. Eventually this led to Germany realizing they could not keep up; this led to Germany seizing fire.

B- Background on WWll- World War II was fought between the Axis Powers (Germany, Hungary, Japan, Bulgaria, Romania, Italy,) versus the Allied Powers (U.S., Britain,…

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