United States History
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Ending Neutrality

James Montgomery Flagg poster, 1918
Image Source: Dickinson College

Question 1314118

Which of the following factors was most important in changing America's position from neutrality to one of joining the Allied (Entente) Powers in 1917?

(A) the sinking of the Lusitania
(B) the resignation of Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan
(C) the inherent anti-German attitude of American citizens
(D) the resumption of unrestricted submarine warfare
(E) the failure to capture Pancho Villa in Mexico

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