Mutual Defense Alliances
By: Savannah, Kourtney, Karlee, Connor, and Jocylin
The Triple Alliance: Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy.
The Triple Entente: Britain, France, and Russia.
Wilson's original plan was to stay neutral in the war. We broke the neutrality in May of 1915 after a German submarine sank the Lusitania, causing the death of 128 Americans.
Why was this a big deal?
The mutual defense alliances were a big part of WW1. This was such a big part because when 2 countries got into a fight all the allies of that country were dragged into it.