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Chapter 11 Vocabular

TermDefinition
nationalism a devotion to the interests and culture of one's nation
militarism the development of armed forces and their use as a tool of diplomacy
Allies consisted of France, Britain, and Russia
Archduke Franz Ferdinand heir to the Austrian throne was assasinated
"no man's land" a barren expanse of mud pockmarked with shell craters and filled with barbed wire
trench warfare in which armies fought for mere yards of ground
Lusitania British liner that was sunk by U-bOAT
Zimmerman Note a telegram from the German foreign minister to the German ambassador in Mexico that was intercepted by British agents
Eddie Rickenbacker famous fighter pilot of World War 1 and racecar
Selective Service Act act that required men to register with the government in order to be randomly selected for military service
convoy system which heavy guard destroyers escorted merchant ships back and forth across the Atlantic in groups
American Expeditionary Force led by General John J. Pershing
Alvin York a war hero
conscientuos objector a person who opposes warfare on moral grounds
armisitce truce
War Industries Board Main regulatory body
Bernard M. Baruch a prosperous business man
propaganda A kind of biased communication designed to influence people's thoughts and actions
George Creel The Head of the CPI
Espionage and Sedition Acts Said a person would be fined ced germeny to admit up to 10,000 dollars and sentenced to 20 years in jail for interfering with the war effort or for saying anything disloyal, profane,
Great Migration Large-scale movement of hundreds of thousands of Southern blacks to cities in the North
Fourteen Points Wilson's speech to Congress
League of Nations a forum for nations to discuss and settle their greivences without having to resort
Georges Clemenceau French premier
David Lloyd George the british prime minister
Treaty of Versailles ESTABLISHED NINE NEW nations
War guilt cause forcing germany to admit sole responsibility of ww1
Henry Cabot Lodge conservative senator
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