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Chapter 11

Chapter 11 Vocab

nationalism a devotion to the interests and culture of one's nation
militarism the development of armed forces and their use as a tool for diplomacy
allies a formal agreement or union
central powers middle eastern land controlled by the turks
archduke franz ferdinand heir to austrian throne
no man's land the land between trenches
trench warfare armies fought on flat ground in trenches dug to capture land
lusitania british liner sank by germans
zimmermann note proposed an alliance between germany and mexico
eddie rickenbacker fighter pilot in world war 1
selective service act men required to register for the military. (draft)
convoy system heavy guard of destroyers escorted merchant ships
american expidetionary force american infantry led by pershing
general john pershing led the AEF
alvin york famous hero of world war 1
conscientious objector a person who opposes warfare on moral grounds
armistice a truce that ended world war 1
war industries board mass production to increase efficiency
bernard baruch led the WIB
propaganda war posters and advertisment to get people to enlist
george creel head of CPI, ex muckracker
espionage and sedition acts a person can be put in jail for saying anything against the government or war effort
great migration thousands of southern blacks moved to north
fourteen points speech by president wilson to congress on preventing war
league of nations a forum for nations to discuss and settle grievences
georges clemanceau french premier
david lloyd george british prime minister
treaty of versailles established nine new nations
reparations germany had to pay 33 billion in damages to the allies
war guilt clause forced germany to admit responsibility for the war
henry cabot lodge leader of conservative senators
Created by: michael.doyle