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Chapter 11 Vocab

Chapter 11 Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Nationalism A devotion to the interest and culture of ones nation
Militarism The development of armed forces and their use as a tool of deplomacy
Allies Countries that agree to back one and other in times of war
Archduke Franz Ferdinand Hair to the Austrian throne
No mans land barren expanse of mud pockmarked with shell craters and filled with barbed wire
Trench Warfare armies dug trenches and fought from them
Lusitania British liner sunk by German u-boats, many Americans on board
Zimmerman Note Telegram from Germany to Mexico stating they could take back all of the land they had claims on from the U.S.if they helped in the war
Eddie Rickenbacker Famous ww1 air pilot
Selective Service Act Required men to register with the military for a random draft
Convoy system Merchant ships protected by larger military ships
American Expeditionary Force the force from the USA that went to Europe to fight
General John J. Pershing Leader of the AEF
Alvin York Famous war hero from ww1
Conscientious objector person who is opposed to war or violence on moral grounds
Armistice Truce that ended the war
War Industrial Board Encouraged companies to mass produce military items etc
Bernard M. Baruch Leader of WIB
Propaganda Biased communication based on trying to sway public knowledge or opinion
George Creel Head of CPI and muckraking journalist
Espionage and Sedition Acts a person could be fined up to $10,000, and sentence a person 20 years in jail for interfering with the war effort
Great Migration large scale movement of hundreds of thousands of of southern blacks to cities
Fourteen Points Wilson's speech to congress
League of Nations Forum for nations to discuss and settle their differences
George Clemenceau lived through 2 invasions of France and wanted to prevent another
Created by: nathan.cornelius