6 page World War I resource centers the reasons why the United States joined the war effort of World War I in 1917. It includes a 1 and a half page reading that details the reasons and the political/economic issues facing the United States during World War I. For example, the reading details the sinking of the Lusitania and American trade in Europe at the time.
Next, this World War I resource contains a set of 15 questions related to the included reading. It requires students to analyze the reading and to think critically about the topic. The resource includes a teacher key for ease of assessment.
This is an excellent resource when learning about World War I and America's reason's for joining the war effort. It will make a great addition to any World War I unit of study.