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Chapter 10 vocab

Alsace-Lorriane A territory owned by France but was lost to the Germany.
militarism glorification of the military.
Western front a battle between the Allies and Central powers in western Europe during World war 1.
casualty soliders killed, wounded, or missing.
contraband supplies captured from an enemy during wartime.
U-boat German submarine.
Lusitania British passenger liner sunk by a German U-boat in World War 1.
Zimmermann note telegram written by German Foreign Minister Zimmermann proposing an alliance between Germany and Mexico against the United States during World War 1.
Selective service act act passed by Congress in 1917 authorizing a draft of men for military service.
CPI government agency created during World War 1 to encouarge Americans to support the war.
conscientious objector person whose moral or religious beliefs forbid him of her to fight in wars.
Espionage act act passed by COngress in 1917 enacting severe penalties for anyone engaged in disloyal or treasonable activities.
Great Migration movement of African Americans in the 20th century from the rural south the the industrial north.
convoy group of merchant ships sailing together, protected by warships.
Fourteen points list of terms for resolving World War 1 and future wars outlined by american President Woodrow Wilson.
self-determination the right of people to choose their own form of government.
League of nations world organization established after World War 1 to promote peaceful cooperation between countries.
reparations payment for war damages.
"irreconcilables" isolationist Senators who opposed any treaty ending World War 1 that had the League of Nations folded into it.
"reservationists" A group of senators who opposed the Treaty of Versailles to end World War 1, unless specific changes were included.
influenza flu virus.
inflation rising prices.
Red scare fear that communists were working to destroy the American way of life.
Palmer raids the series of raids in the early 1920s against suspected radicals and communists.
creditor nation country which is owned more money by other country than it owes other countries.
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