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WH: WWI

World War I

TermDefinition
Triple Alliance ALLIANCE OF GERMANY, AUSTRIA-HUNGARY, ITALY (454)
Triple Entente ALLIANCE OF FRANCE, RUSSIA AND GREAT BRITAIN (455)
NATIONALISM, MILITARISM, IMPERIALISM, ALLIANCES CAUSES OF WWI (455,456)
Alliance AGREEMENTS BETWEEN NATIONS TO DEFEND ONE ANOTHER (454)
Nationalism DEVOTION TO ONE'S NATION THAT OFTEN LED TO RIVALRIES
Imperialism STRONGER NATIONS CONTROL WEAKER NATIONS THROUGH FORCE AND DOMINATE POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
Militarism Glorification of the military (456)
Pan Slavism RUSSIAN BELIEF THAT ALL SLAVIC PEOPLE SHARE A COMMON NATIONALITY (456)
Powder Keg THE BALKANS IN 1914 (457)
Francis Ferdinand Heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne who was assassinated in Sarajevo ((457)
Gavrilo Princep Member of the Black Hand (Serbian nationalist) who assassinated Francis Ferdinand (457)
Ultimatum A FINAL SET OF DEMANDS (ISSUED BY AUSTRIA-HUNGARY TO SERBIA)(457)
Neutrality Policy of taking neither side in a conflict (458)
Western Front BATTLEGROUND DURING WWI BETWEEN FRANCE AND GERMANY (460)
Trench Warfare TYPE OF WARFARE USED ON THE WESTERN FRONT DURING WWI (462)
Stalemate DEADLOCK IN WHICH NEITHER SIDE IS ABLE TO DEFEAT THE OTHER (460)
MACHINE GUN, LONG RANGE ARTILLERY, POISON GAS, TANKS, AIRPLANES, SUBMARINES, ZEPPELINS Weapons of WWI
No Man's Land LAND BETWEEN THE OPPOSING TRENCHES (462)
Aces Pilots of WWI who participated in dogfights (air battles)
U boats German Submarines
Convoys GROUPS OF MERCHANT SHIPS PROTECTED BY WARSHIPS
Total War DEVOTING A NATION'S ENTIRE RESOURCES TO WAR EFFORT (467)
Conscription GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT THAT ALL MEN OF A CERTAIN AGE BE READY FOR MILITARY SERVICE; THE "DRAFT" (467)
Rationing government controlled limits on certain items
Blockade TACTIC USED TO KEEP SUPPLIES FROM GETTING INTO OR OUT OF A PORT; USED BY BRITAIN AGAINST GERMANY
Contraband MILITARY SUPPLIES AND RAW MATERIALS NEEDED FOR WAR (468)
Lusitania PASSENGER LINER SUNK BY GERMAN U-BOATS DURING WWI; 128 AMERICANS DIED (468)
Woodrow Wilson AMERICAN PRESIDENT DURING WWI
Propaganda Spreading ideas to promote a cause or damage an opposing cause (especially by governments)(468)
Atrocities HORRIBLE ACTS COMMITTED AGAINST INNOCENT PEOPLE (469)
Russian Revolution IN 1917, OVERTHROW OF THE CZAR BY LENIN AND THE BOLSHEVIKS (469)
Vladimir Lenin LEADER OF BOLSHEVIKS AND RUSSIA AFTER THE REVOLUTION (470)
Zimmerman Telegram PROPOSAL BY GERMANY TO MEXICO PROMISING TO RETURN LANDS IN SW UNITED STATES IF MEXICO JOINED GERMANY IN THE WAR (470)
Fourteen Points PRESIDENT WOODROW WILSON'S PLAN TO RESOLVE WWI AND FUTURE CONFLICTS; 14TH POINT WAS THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS (471)
Armistice AN AGREEMENT TO END FIGHTING (471)
Pandemic WORLDWIDE EPIDEMIC (INFLUENZA AFTER WWI) (472)
Reparations Payment for war damages (472)
Bolshevism SYNONYM FOR Communism (473)
Big Three Leaders of nations - Woodrow Wilson (US); David Lloyd George (Britain); George Clemenceau (France)- who made decisions at Paris Peace Conference (474)
League of Nations GENERAL ASSOCIATION OF NATIONS TO KEEP PEACE IN THE FUTURE; FORERUNNER TO THE UNITED NATIONS (471)
Mandates TERRITORIES ADMINISTERED BY WESTERN POWERS (476)
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