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chapter 11 vocab

Militarism A devotion to the interests and culture's of one nation.
Militarism The development of armed forces and their use as a tool of diplomacy.
Allies The Triple Entente, consisting of France, Britain, and Russia.
Central Powers Germany and Austria-Hungary, together with the Ottoman Empire - an empire of mostly middle eastern lands controlled by the Turks.
Archduke Franz Ferdinand Heir to the Austrian throne.
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 Sunk by German U-Boat and brought Americans into the war.
Zimmermann note A telegram from German foreign minister to the German ambassador in Mexico that was intercepted by British agents.
Eddie Rickenbacker Famous fighter pilot of World War I, was a well known race car driver before the war.
Selective Service Act The act required men to register with the government to be randomly selected for military service.
Convoy System In which a heavy guard of destroyers escorted merchant ships back and forth across the Atlantic in groups.
American Expeditionary Force Included men from widely separated parts of the country and led by John J. Pershing.
General John J. Pershing Led the American Expeditionary Force.
Alvin York One of america's greatest war heroes.
Conscientious Objector A person who opposes warfare on moral grounds, pointing out that the bible says, "Thou shall not kill".
Armistice A truce.
War industries Board The main regulatory body.
Bernard M. Baruch Leader of the WIB.
Propaganda A kind of biased communication designed to influence people's thoughts and actions.
George Creel The head of the CPI was a former muckraker journalist.
Espionage and Sedition Acts A person could be fined up to $10,000 and sentenced to 20 years in jail for interfering with the war effort or for saying anything disloyal, profane, or abusive about the government or the war effort.
Great Migration The large-scale movement of hundreds of thousands of southern blacks to cities in the north.
Fourteen Points Speech delivered by Wilson before dress.
League of Nations Would provide a forum for nations to discuss and settle their grievances without having to resort to war.
Georges Clemenceau The french premier that lived through two German invasions of France and was determined to prevent future invasions.
David Lloyd George The British prime minister.
Treaty of Versailles Established nine new nations including Poland , Czechoslovakia, and the kingdom that later became Yugoslavia and shifted the boundaries of other nations.
Reparations War damage.
War-Guilt Clause It forced Germany to admit sole responsibility for starting World War I.
Henry Cabot Lodge Headed conservative senators who were suspicious of the provision for joint economic and military action against aggression, even though it was voluntary.
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