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World War I: America's Economic And Political Justification

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As previously mentioned, America was morally justified in joining the war. However, the factors of America’s economic and political justification must be included as well. America could have prevented the sinking of their ships. How? By listening to the Germans and their warnings. According to William Jennings Bryan, the Germans warned America not to travel on British ships, nevertheless, America neglected their warning. As a result of America’s indiscretion, the British vessel was sunk; along with it was with was the cargo and the lives of many. While America claimed to stand for the vindication of human rights, William Jennings questioned why they weren’t objecting to Great Britain starving a nation. Politically, America was not justified
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