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Chapter 10 Vocab

1 Western Front Battle front between the Allies and Central Powers in western Europe during World War 1. 2/20/13
2 Casualty Soldiers killed, wounded, and missing. 2nd Block
3 Contraband Supplies captured from an enemy during wartime.
4 U-boat German Submarine
5 Lusitania British passenger liner sunk by a German U-boat during World War 1.
6 Zimmermann Note Telegram written by German Foreign Minister Zimmermann proposing an alliance between Germany and Mexico against the United States during World War 1.
7 Selective Service Act Act passed by Congress in 1917 authorizing a draft of men for military service.
8 CPI Government agency created during World War 1 to encourage Americans to support the war.
9 Conscientious Objector Person whose moral or religious beliefs forbid him or her to fight in wars.
10 Espionage Act Act passed by Congress in 1917 enacting severe penalties for anyone engaged in disloyal or treasonable activities.
11 Great Migration Movement of African Americans in the twentieth century from the rural South to the industrial North.
12 Convoy Group of merchant ships sailing together, protected by war ships.
13 Self-Determination The right of people to choose their own form of government.
14 League of Nations World organization established after World War 1 to promote peaceful cooperation between countries.
15 Reparations Process by which Mexican Americans were encouraged, or forced, by local, state, and federal officials to return to Mexico during the 1930s.
16 "Irreconcilables" Isolationist senators who opposed any treaty ending WW1 that had a league of Nations folded into it.
17 "Reservations" Public lands where Native Americans were forced to live by the federal government.
18 Fourteen Points List of terms for resolving WW1 and future wars outlined by American President Woodrow Wilson.
19 Influenza Flu Virus
20 Inflation Rising Prices
21 Red Scare Fear that communists were working to destroy the American way of life.
22 Palmer Raids The series of raids in the early 1920s initiated by Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer, against suspected radicals and communists.
23 Creditor Nation Country which is owed more money by other countries than it owes other countries.
24 Militarism Glorification of the military austino11
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