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Imperialism / WWI


Imperialism the policy of conquering and ruling other lands
Woodrow Wilson President of the U.S. at the time of WWI
Theodore Roosevelt leader of the Rough Riders
yellow journalism journalism that uses false information and eye-catching headlines to sell more newspapers
propaganda a form of communication that is aimed towards influencing the attitude of a community toward some cause or position by presenting only one side .
Central Powers Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire
Allied Powers or Triple Entente England, France, U.S., Belgium
neutrality staying out of other countries business
Treaty of Versailles peace treaty that ended WWI
Zimmerman Telegram communication between Germany and Mexico asking for an alliance.
What was the "Christmas Truce"?
Archduke Franz Ferdinand assassinated by the Black Hand
Name two events or things that led to the U.S's involvement in WWI sinking of Lusitania, Zimmerman Telegram, economic ties with Britain and France, Propaganda
Which NC Division was made up of African Americans, was nicknamed "the Blue Helmets", and was sent to France by Gen. John Pershing? 93rd Division
Which NC Division was nicknamed "Wildcats", trained at Fort Jackson, SC, and was made up draftees from SC, NC and FLA? 81st Division
Which NC Division was nicknamed "Old Hickory", was awarded the most congressional medals of honor, and was made p of units from NC, SC, and TN? 30th Division
Name two ways women in NC supported WWI. by becoming military nurses, by joining organizations like the YWCA, took over men's jobs in factories, became teachers
What ailment did soldiers face from fighting in trenches? trench foot
American citizens were asked to give up what item so soldiers could become stronger? foods like wheat, meat
What training camp was located in Charlotte? Camp Greene
What training camp was located in Raleigh? Camp Polk
What training camp was located in Fayetteville? Camp Bragg
What were three long term causes of WWI? nationalism, militarism, imperialism, ethnic grudges, peace time alliances
What happened on April 6, 1917? the US declared war on Germany, thus entering WWI
Which country had the highest number of deaths among soldiers as a result of WWI? Russia
Which countries sent and received the Zimmerman telegram? Germany / Mexico
What Pacific Islands did the U.S. take from Spain because of the Spanish-American war? Phillippines
What was the name of the land between the Allied and Central Power trenches called? no man's land
Where were the trenches found duing WWI? Western Front
What treaty ended World War I? Treaty of Versailles
civil liberties one's freedom to exercise one's rights as guaranteed under the laws of the country.
Espionage and Sedition Acts prohibited any attempt to interfere with : support of U.S. enemies during wartime, military operations, and military recruitment
Selective Service Act an act that established the draft and eventually led to all males between the ages of 18-45 registering
Created by: kimberlie.harmon