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Chapter 10 Vocab.

Mrs. Hunt U.S. History Ch. 10 Vocabulary

1.) Alsace-Lorraine territory created by the German Empire in 1871 after Alsace was annexed and the victory of the Franco-Prussian War
2.) Militarism glorification of the military
3.) Western Front battle between the Allies and Central Powers in western Europe
4.) Casualty soldiers killed, wounded, or missing
5.) Contraband supplies captured from an enemy
6.) U-Boat German submarine
7.) Lusitania British liner sunk by a German U-boat in World War l
8.) Zimmerman Note telegram written by a German minister proposing an alliance between Germany and Mexico against the United States
9.) Selective Service Act 1917, act passed by Congress authorizing a draft of men for military service
10.) CPI (Consumer Price Index) a program that produces data on changes in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of goods and services
11.) George Creel an investigative journalist, a politician, and the head of the United States Committee on Public Information, created by Woodrow Wilson
12.) Conscientious Objector person whose beliefs forbid him/her to fight in wars
13.) Espionage Act 1917, an act passed that enacted penalties for anyone whose involved in disloyal or treasonable activities
14.) Great Migration movement of African Americans from the rural south to the industrial north
15.) Convoy group of merchants ships surrounded by warships
16.) Fourteen Points Wilson's outlined points for resolving World War l and any future wars following
17.) Self-Determination the right of the people to choose their own form of government
18.) League of Nations world organization established to promote peaceful cooperation between countries
19.) Reparations payment for war damages
20.) Irreconcilables isolationist who opposed treaties ending World War l that had a League of Nations folded into them
21.) Reservationists group of senators, led by Henry Lodge, who opposed the Treaty of Versailles to end World War l unless changes were included
22.) Influenza flu virus
23.) Inflation rising prices
24.) Red Scare fear that communists were working to destroy the way of American life
25.) Palmer Raids series of raids in the 1920's, that was initiated by General Palmer against radicals and communists
26.) Creditor Nation country which is owed more money than it owes