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World War One

Wilson's justification for the war showing his belief that, after the war, a new international peace would arise with liberty for new nations Make the world safe for democracy
Promise by Germans to stop sinking passenger vessels after sinking this vessel during WWI Sussex Pledge
Part of the Versailles Treaty in Article 231 that forced Germany to accept total responsibility for WWI War Guilt Clause
List of Wilson's goals for a post-war world such as open treaties, freedom of the seas, arms reduction, free trade, self determination and a new international organization to maintain the peace Fourteen Points
Telegram from Germany to Mexico, intercepted by the British, proposing that Mexico should attack the US if the US should enter WWI against Germany Zimmermann Note
As part of the Versailles Treaty, this established that France, Japan, and Brtain would administer Germany's former colonies Mandate System
Alliance of Germany, Austria, and Hungary before WWI Triple Alliance
Agreements between countries for mutual defense; felt that this would ensure postwar world order Collective security
The principle that every nationality would get their own country; after WWI led to the creation of Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and Finland Self Determination
Those in Congress who felt that the US should not join the League of Nations under any circumstances Irreconcileables
part of the Covenant of the League of Nations that stated that if one country was involved in a confrontation, other nations would support it Article Ten
Sums that Germany was forced to pay after WWI; led to Germany's economic downfall after the war, thus allowing the rise of Hitler Reparations
Controlled raw materials, production, prices, and labor relations during WWI War Industries Board
Those in Congress who felt the US could join the League if Article X were removed Reservationists
The Germans believed that they could achieve victory before the Americans entered the war so they announced that they would sink all ships without warning Unrestricted submarine warfare
Call by Woodrow Wilson to stop the conflict based on a balance of power and to form a a peace in which nation would work together to keep the peace Peace without victory
Sunk by the Germans killing Americans aboard; led many Americans to believe we should get involved in WWI Lusitania
Propaganda effort established to build support for the Allies among Americans and to demonize the Germans Creel Committee
Alliance between Britain, France, and Russia before WWI Triple Entente
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