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World War I

(Mooresville) World War I

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Another name for World War I Great War
Year that World War I started 1914
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire, Bulgaria, and at one point, Italy were part of what alliance in World War I? Central Powers
Great Britain, France, Serbia, Russia, and later the United States were part of what alliance in World War I? Allied Powers
Known as one cause of World War I, this word means the rapid build up of a country's military (Countries were competing through their militaries...an outbreak of war was sure to be UGLY!) Militarism
Considered to be a cause of World War I, this word refers to European countries taking colonial possession in other regions such as Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin America. These colonies created conflicts and competition among the powers of Europe. Imperialism
Considered to be a cause of World War I, this word refers to pride in ones country or region. This could lead to independence or the joining of different ethnic groups Nationalism
This assassination of this heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary was a direct cause of World War I Archduke Franz Ferdinand
This person, a member of a Serbian terrorist group known as the Black Hand, assassinated the Archduke Franz Ferdinand causing World War I Gavrilo Princip
The president of the United States during World War I Woodrow Wilsom
Term often used for submarines during World War I, especially by the Germans U-boats
Term referring to a battle involving planes, with pilots shooting at each other while in flight Dogfight
Terms used for giant hydrogen-filled blimps that were used to drop explosives in World War I...not very effective since they were flammable. Zeppelin
Title given to a pilot who made 5 successful enemy kills Ace
Nickname given to the famous German dogfighter and Ace in World War I Red Baron
Type of fighting that would have been found on the Western Front of World War I Trench Warfare
Area of destruction and danger between the two enemy trenches during World War I No Man's Land
Name of the passenger liner sunk by German U-boats killing 1200 people during World War I that would later be one of the reasons America joined the war. It was not only secretly transporting weapons, but it also carried Americans, 128 of them died. Lusitania
This was sent from Germany to Mexico promising them land in the United States in return for their support against America. This would be the final straw for America before joining World War I. Zimmerman Telegram
After suffering horrible losses on the battle front, this caused Russia to pull out of World War I Russian Revolution
This type of government was set up in Russia after the Russian Revolution. It is were there is no private ownership of goods and property and the government distributes it as it sees fit. Communism
Seen in World War I and even today, this meant to sway the publics' opinion for or against something. It can come in the form of songs, posters, flyers, and slogans. Propaganda
Day that World War Ended. Also known as Armistice Day and is celebrated as Veterans Day. November 11, 1918
Treaty that ended World War I Treaty of Versailles (1919)
This word refers to the payments to cover war damages. Other countries thought that Germany should have to pay these. Reparations
Woodrow Wilson's plan for peace after World War I. It advocated no secret agreements, independence for those who desire it, reducing of weapons, and a League of Nations Fourteen Points
Later replaced by the United Nations, this peace keeping organization was Woodrow Wilson's idea in the Fourteen Points. League of Nations
Time period that occured in the 1920s when America was experiencing a prosperous economy, where many lived life to the excess. Roaring Twenties
This economic downturn occurred after the Stock Market Crash of 1929 and did not end until the outbreak of World War II. Great Depression
This term was given to many of the veterans of World War I. They entered the war as excited, innocent young men, but after seeing the horrors of war, the survivors came out disillusioned feeling as if they didn't fit back into society. Lost Generation
How did most people in Europe feel about entering World War I when it FIRST started Excited
Who filled many of the jobs on the home front that were once held by men after they had to leave for war? Women
What right did women gain after World War I and their contributions on the home front. Voting
What do most historians believe was the turning point of World War I because it gave the Allied Powers a boost of not only fresh troops, but money America's entrance into the war
What alliance won World War I? Allied Powers
What country took most of the blame after World War I, including the payments to cover the damages of war? Germany
This term was given to many of the veterans of World War I. They entered the war as excited, innocent young men, but after seeing the horrors of war, the survivors came out disillusioned feeling as if they didn't fit back into society. Lost Generation
How did most people in Europe feel about entering World War I when it FIRST started Excited
Who filled many of the jobs on the home front that were once held by men after they had to leave for war? Women
What right did women gain after World War I and their contributions on the home front. Voting
What do most historians believe was the turning point of World War I because it gave the Allied Powers a boost of not only fresh troops, but money America's entrance into the war
What alliance won World War I? Allied Powers
What country took most of the blame after World War I, including the payments to cover the damages of war? Germany
Which battle on the Western Front of WWI ended in a stalemate after French troops were brought to the front in taxi cabs to fight the Germans and resulted in 4 years of trench warfare? Marne
Which battle on the Western Front was considered to be a British attack to divert German attention away from the struggling, where the tank was first used, many men were lost, but no side posted a clear victory? Somme
Which battle on the Eastern Front was a terrible defeat for the Russians because their troops were sadly undersupplied for battle? Tannenberg
Which battle on the Western Front was a French attack on the Germans, but the British had to help them after it lasted for a grueling 11 months? Verdun
This battle was an unsuccessful attempt by the Allies to push into the Central powers through what was called the 'soft underbelly' Gallipoli
What country was blamed for the assassination of Austria-Hungary's archduke, because it wanted to unite with Bosnia, a territory that belonged to Austria-Hungary? Serbia
Created by: jswearengin on 2009-01-04



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