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chapter 11 vocab

nationlism a devotion to the interest and culture of ones nation
militirism the policy of building up armed forces in aggressive preparedness for war and their use as a tool of diplomacy
allies in world war one the group of nations originally consisting of great Britain, France, and Russia and later joined by the united states Italy and others that opposed the central powers
central powers the group of nations led by Germany Austria-Hungary and the ottoman empire that opposed the allies in world war 1
archduke Franz ferdinand son that marry's a Serbian girl to combine Australia-hungry and surbia
no mans land unoccupied region between opposing armies
trench warfare military fire from trench's instead of on a flat battlefield
Lusitania a British passenger ship that was sunk by a German
Zimmerman note a message sent in 1917 by a German foreign minister to help Mexico gain Texas, new Mexico, and Arizona
selective service act a law enacted in 1917 that required men to register for military service
convoy system the protection of merchant ships from u-boat German submarine attacks by having ships travel in large groups escorted by warships
american expeditionary force the u.s forces led by general john Pershing who fought with the allies in Europe during world war 1
conscientious objector a person who refuses on moral grounds to participate in warfare
armistice a truce or agreement to end a armed conflict
war industries board an agency established during world war 1 to increase efficiency and discourage waste in war related industries
propaganda a kind of biased communication designed to influence peoples thoughts or actiosn
espionage and sedition acts two laws that enforced penalties to anyone interfering with or speaking against us participation in world war 2
great migration the large scale movement of blacks from the south to northern cities in the early 20th century
fourteen points the principles making up president Woodrow Wilson plan for world peace following world war 1
league of nations an association of nations established in 1920 to promote international cooperation and peace
treaty of versailles peace treaty at the send of world war 1 which established new nations new borders and war concepts
reparations the compensation paired by defeat nation for the damaged or injuray, infections during war
war-guilt clause a provision in the treaty of versailles by which germany acknowledge that it alone was responsible for world war 2
Created by: anthony.goodale