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Gabby Miller

Chapter11Vocab

TermDefinition
Nationalism a devotion to the interests and culture of one's nation
Militarism the development of armed forces an their use as a tool of diplomacy
Allies The Triple Entente
Central Powers an empire of mostly Middle Eastern lands controlled by the Turks
Archduke Franz Ferdinand Heir to the Austrian throne, visited the Bosnian capital Saajevo
No Man's Land a barren expanse of mud pockmarked with shell craters and filled with barbed wire
Trench Warfare armies fought for mere yards of ground and continued for over three years
Lusitania a British passenger ship that was sunk by a German U-boat in 1915
Zimmermann 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 was well known as a race car driver before the war
Selective Service Act required men to register with the government in order to be randomly selected for military service to meet the government's need for more fighting power
Convoy System a heavy guard of destroyers escorted merchant ships back and forth across the Atlantic in groups
American Expedition Force led by General John J. Pershing included men from widely separated parts of the country
General John J. Pershing led American Expedition Force
Alvin York during the fighting in the Meuse-Argonne a read, one of American's greatest war heroes and became famous
Conscientious Objector a person who opposes warfare on moral grounds, pointing out what the Bible says, "Thou shalt not kill"
Armistice a truce
War Industries Board the main regulatory body
Bernard M. Baruch led WIB and was a prosperous businesssman
Propoganda a biased communication designed to influence people's thoughts and actions
George Creel the head of the CPI and a former muckraking journalist
Espionage and Sedition Acts a person could be fined up to 10,000 and sentenced up to 20 years in jail for interfering with the war effort or 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 before Congress
League of Nations would provide a forum for nations to discuss and settle their grievances without having to resort to war
George Clemenceau the French premier who had lived through two German invasions of France and was determined to prevent future invasions
David Lloyd George the British prime minister who had just won reelection on the slogan "Make Germany Pay"
Treaty of Versailles established nine new nations including Poland, Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia
Reparations war damages, amounting to $33 billion to the Allies
War-Guilt Dause forcing Germany to admit sole responsibility for starting World War 1
Henry Cabot Lodge were suspicious of the provision for joint economic and military action against aggression, even though it was voluntary
Created by: Gabrielle.Miller