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Randalynn Sharp

Chapter 11 Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Nationalism A devotion to the interests and culture of one's nation.
Militarism The policy of building up armed forces in aggressive preparedness for war and their use as a tool of diplomacy.
Allies The group of nations that opposed the Central Powers 2.
Central powers The group of nations that opposed allies in WWI.
Archduke Franz Ferdinand The heir to the Austria throne. Assassinated.
No man's land An unoccupied region between opposing armies.
Trench warfare Military operations in which the opposing forces attack and counterattack from systems of fortified ditches rather than an open battlefield.
Lusstiania A British passenger boat that was sunk by a German U-boat in 1915.
Zimmermann Note A message sent in 1917 by the German foreign minister to the German ambassador in Mexico, proposing to help Mexico regain Texas, New Mexico,and Arizona if the U.S entered WWI.
Eddie Rickenbacker A famous flight pilot of WWI.
Selective Service Act A law, enacted in 1917, 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 allies during WWI in Europe.
General John J. Pershing Leaded of the American Expeditionary Force. (AEF)
Alvin York Became famous fighting in Meuse-Argonne.
Conscientious objector A person who refuses, on moral grounds, to participate in warfare.
Armistice An agreement to end an armed conflict.
War Industries Board An agency established during WWI to increase efficiency and discourage waste in war industries.
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 CPI and a former muckraker
Espionage and Sedition Act Two laws that imposed harsh penalties on anyone interfering or speaking against U.S participation in WWI.
Great Migration The large scale movement of African Americans from south to northern cities in the early 20th century.
Fourteen Points The principles making up President Wilson's for world peace following WWI.
League of Nations An association of nations established in 1920 to promote international cooperation and peace.
Georges Clemenceau Wanted to prevent future invasions after he went through a couple of them himself.
David Lloyd George The British prime minister.
Treaty of Versailes The peace treaty at the end of WWI which established new nations, borders, and war reparations.
Reparations The compensation paid by a defeated nation for the damage or injury it inflicted during war.
War-guilt clausee A provision in the Treaty of Versailles by which German acknowledged that it alone was responsible for WWI.
Henry Lodge Head of conversational senators.
Nationalism A devotion to the interests and culture of one's nation.
Militarism The policy of building up armed forces in aggressive preparedness for war and their use as a tool of diplomacy.
Allies The group of nations that opposed the Central Powers 2.
Central powers The group of nations that opposed allies in WWI.
Archduke Franz Ferdinand The heir to the Austria throne. Assassinated.
No man's land An unoccupied region between opposing armies.
Trench warfare Military operations in which the opposing forces attack and counterattack from systems of fortified ditches rather than an open battlefield.
Lusstiania A British passenger boat that was sunk by a German U-boat in 1915.
Zimmermann Note A message sent in 1917 by the German foreign minister to the German ambassador in Mexico, proposing to help Mexico regain Texas, New Mexico,and Arizona if the U.S entered WWI.
Eddie Rickenbacker A famous flight pilot of WWI.
Selective Service Act A law, enacted in 1917, 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 allies during WWI in Europe.
General John J. Pershing Leaded of the American Expeditionary Force. (AEF)
Alvin York Became famous fighting in Meuse-Argonne.
Conscientious objector A person who refuses, on moral grounds, to participate in warfare.
Armistice An agreement to end an armed conflict.
War Industries Board An agency established during WWI to increase efficiency and discourage waste in war industries.
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 CPI and a former muckraker
Espionage and Sedition Act Two laws that imposed harsh penalties on anyone interfering or speaking against U.S participation in WWI.
Great Migration The large scale movement of African Americans from south to northern cities in the early 20th century.
Fourteen Points The principles making up President Wilson's for world peace following WWI.
League of Nations An association of nations established in 1920 to promote international cooperation and peace.
Georges Clemenceau Wanted to prevent future invasions after he went through a couple of them himself.
David Lloyd George The British prime minister.
Treaty of Versailes The peace treaty at the end of WWI which established new nations, borders, and war reparations.
Reparations The compensation paid by a defeated nation for the damage or injury it inflicted during war.
War-guilt clausee A provision in the Treaty of Versailles by which German acknowledged that it alone was responsible for WWI.
Henry Lodge Head of conversational senators.
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