Declaring That a State of War Exists: 6 April 1917

On this date, 6 April 1917, ┬áin response to a request by President Wilson on 2 April, the United States Congress approved America’s entry┬áinto the Great War, which came to be known as World War I. Joint Resolution Passed by the United States Senate and House of Representatives Effective April 6, 1917, at 1:18 p.m. […]