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Chapter10 Vocabulary

QuestionAnswer
Alsace-Lorraine the territory France lost to German states
Militarism glorification of the military
Western Front 450 miles of trenches stretched from the coast of Belgium to tthe border of Switzerland
Casualty soldiers wounded, killed , and missing
Contraband supplies captured from a enemy during war time
U-Boat German submarine
Lusitania British passenger liner sunk by German U-Boat during World War 1
Zimmermann Note telegram proposing an alliance between German and mexico aganist the U.S. during world war 1
Selective Service Act act passed by congress in 1917 authorizing a draft of men for military service
CPI govt, agencey created during world war 1 to encourage americans to support the war
Conscientious Objector person who religious beliefs forbid them to fight in war
Espionage Act act passed by congress in 1917 enacting severe penalties for anyone engaged in disloyal or treasonable activites
Great Migration movemnt of african americans in the twenties from rural south to industrail north
Convoy group of ships sailing together , portected by war ships
Fourteen Points list of terms for resolving world war 1 and future wasr outlined by Woodrow Wilson
Self-Determination the right of people to choose their own form of govt
League of Nations World organization established after World War 1 to promote peaceful corp. between countries
Reparations paayments for war damages
"Irreconcilables" isolationist senators who oppposed any treaty ending World War 1 that had a League of Nations folded into it
"Reservationists" a group of senators, led by Henry Lodge, who opposed the Treaty of Versailles to end World War 1, unless specific changes were concluded
Influenza flu virus
Inflation rising prices
Palmer Raids the series of raids in the early 1920s initiated by Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer, aganist suspected radicals and communists
Creditor Nation country which is owed more money by other countries than it owes other countries
Red Scare a wave of widespread fear of suspected communists and radicals thought to be plotting revolution within the U.S.
Created by: sarabelle1095