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There were reasons why the Allies won in World War I. One reason was the entrance of the United States into the war on the side of the Allies. The United States joined the Allied side when Germany resumed the sinking our merchant ships without warning in 1917. As a...

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There were reasons why the Allies won in World War I. One reason was the entrance of the United States into the war on the side of the Allies. The United States joined the Allied side when Germany resumed the sinking our merchant ships without warning in 1917. As a neutral nation, we had the right to trade with any country, including countries at war. When Germany sank our ships without warning, they violated our rights as a neutral nation. The entrance of the United States was a key event in the war. Our troops were rested since they hadn’t been fighting when the war began. The troops from both sides had been fighting for almost three years when we joined the war. We not only gave the Allies fresh troops, but we also provided them with needed supplies and weapons.

Another factor contributing to Germany’s defeat is they weren’t able to carry out their war plan. German hoped to score a quick, decisive victory on the western front. Then they were going to concentrate on the eastern front. By not winning quickly in the west, Germany had to fight a two-front war for a good part of the war. The fighting was very costly in terms of life, property, and money for all of the countries. Having to split their forces hurt Germany in World War I. When Germany’s last attempts to break through the Allied lines in the west failed in 1918, Germany was on the defensive and retreating until the war ended in November 1918. There were reasons why Germany lost in World War I.

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