The Zimmerman Note, or Zimmerman Telegram, was a coded message sent by the Germans to Mexico on January 16, 1917, which offered Mexico U.S. territory if it helped Germany in the First World War. The telegram was intercep... More »

Thank-you notes for sympathizers convey messages of appreciation with a sincere, personal tone. They consist of a few sentences that express gratitude to the people who sent condolences, flowers and donations. More » Holidays & Celebrations

A thank you note for a gift, donation or funeral visit should express gratitude for the support of the family of the deceased; a specific description of the gift, donation or well wishes; and a signature from the eldest ... More »

The Zimmerman telegram was a communication from German Foreign Secretary Arthur Zimmerman to the Mexican government meant to persuade Mexico to form an alliance with Germany during World War I. It played a vital role in ... More »

Sent in 1917, the Zimmermann Telegram was a confidential message from Germany to Mexico promising Mexico territory in the United States if Mexico aided Germany should the United States enter World War I. The telegram con... More » History Modern History World War 1

The First World War began on July 28, 1914, when Austria-Hungary formally declared war on Serbia. While tensions had been rising across Europe for many years prior, it was the Serbian assassination of Archduke Franz Ferd... More » History Modern History World War 1

The purpose of the Gallipoli Campaign during the First World War was to force open the straits of the Dardanelles. This would enable Britain and France to make a direct attack on Constantinople, the capital of the Ottoma... More »