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World War 1
Vocab terms of World War 1
|Territory taken by Germany from France as a rest of the Franco Prussian war. Was later returned to France as a result of German defeat in WWI
|A policy of glorifying military power and keeping a standing army always prepared for war
|Archduke of Austria whose assassination in Sarajevo intensified Austro-Serbian conflict and set in motion the events that started World War I
|A new emperor as of 1888 who wanted to run the country as opposed to Otto van Bismarck. He would oversee the rise of Germany into one of the most powerful nations in the world.
|In WWI, the region of Northern France where the forces of the Allies and the Central Powers battled each other in trench warfare.
|A soldier that was killed, wounded and or missing.
|Weapons and other articles used to fight in war
|German submarine, taken from the German "Unterseeboat"
|British passenger boat sunk by a German submarine that killed 1,000 passengers. One of the main reasons the US decided to join the war.
|Stated that if the United States declared war on Germany, Mexico should declare war on the United States.
|Selective Service Act
|Law passed by Congress in 1917 that required all men from ages 21 to 30 to register for the military draft.
|Head of the War Industires Board.(WIB)
|(Committee on Public Transformation) Educateed the public about the causes and nature of the war.
|Director of the CPI.
|People whose moral or religious beliefs forbid them from fighting inn the war.
|Allowing postal authorities to ban treasonable or seditious newspapers, magazines, or printed materials from the mail.
|Movement of African Americans from the South to the North for jobs.
|Groups of merchant ships sailed together, protected by warships.
|Leader of the Bolsheviks, intended to set Russia on the road to communism.
|John J. Pershing
|The commander of American forces in Europe.
|A proposal that outlined a plan for achieving long lasting peace after World War I.
|The right for people to choose their own course of government.
|League of Nations
|An organization established after World War I to promote peaceful corporation between countries.
|Henry Cabot Lodge
|Senate Foreign Relations Committee, a leader in the fight against participation in the League of Nations.
|Payment for damages done in war.
|Any Senators who opposed any treaty ending World War I that had anything to do with the League of Nations
|A group of Senators who opposed the Treaty of Versailles to end World War I unless specific changes were included.