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Capter 11 Vocabulary

Chapter 11 Vocabulary

Nationalism A devonition to the interests and culture of one's nation
Militarism The policy of building up armed forces in aggressive prepardness for war and their use as a tool of diplomacy
Allies The group of nations that opposed the Central power. The group of nations that opposed the Axis powers
Central Powers The group of nations the opposed the Alies in World War 1
Archduke Franz Ferdinand Heir to the Austrian throne
"no man's land" An unoccupied region between opposing armies
Trench Warefare Military operations in which the opposing forces attack and counterattack from systems of fortified ditches rather than on an open battlefield
Lusitania A British passenger ship that was sunk by a German U-boat in 1915
Zimmermann note A telegram from the German foregin minister to the German ambassador in Mexico that was intercepted by British agents
Eddie Rickenbacker Famousr fighter piolet of World War 1
Selctive Service Act A law that required men to register for military service
Convoy System The protection of merchant ships from U-boat attacks by having the ships travel in large groups escorted by warships
American Expeditionary Force The U.S. forces, led by General John Pershing, who fought with the Alies in Europe during World War 1
General John J. Pershing Led the American Expeditionary Force
Alvin York One of America's greatest war hereos who became famous
Conscientious Objector A person who refuses, on moran grounds, to participate in warefare
Armistice A truce, or agreement to end an armed conflict
War Industries Board An agency established during World War 1 to increase efficiency and discourage waste in waste in warrelated industries
Bernard M. Baruch A prosperous business man
Propaganda A kind of biased communication designed to influence people's thoughts and actions
Geogre The head of the CPI who was a former muckrakin journalist
Espionage and Sedition Acts Two laws that imposed harsh penatlies on anyone interfering with or speaking against U.S. participation in World War 1
Great Migration The large-scale movement of African Americans from the South to the Northern cities in the early 20th century
Fourteen Points The principles making up Presidents Woodrow Wilson's plan for world peace following World War 1
League of Nations An association of nations to promote international cooperation and peace
Georges Clemenceau Lived through two German invasions of France
David Lloyd George The British prime minister
Treaty of Versailles Peace treaty at the end of World War 1 which established new nations, borders, and war reparations
Reparations The compensation paid by a defeared nation for the damage or injury it inflicted during a war
War-guilt clause A provision in the Treaty of Versailles by which German acknowledged that it was alone responsible for World War 1
Henry Cabot Lodge Lead the conservative senators
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