Trivia: In the Zimmermann Telegram Germany proposed an alliance to which nation?
Correct Answer: Mexico
So why is this answer correct? : In 1917, a secret message (now known as the Zimmermann Telegram) was sent from Germany to Mexico proposing an alliance. Germany proposed that Mexico could reconquer Texas, Arizona and New Mexico from America during the war. News of the telegram helped shift U.S. public opinion to favor going to war.