Woodrow Wilson orders arming of U.S. merchant ships (21 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

He does so by executive without special authority of Congress. This was mostly provoked by Germany's announcement of unrestricted naval attacks.

Citation:
Editors. "Woodrow Wilson orders arming of U.S. merchant ships". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=12446, accessed 03 December 2016.]