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WW1

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A stalemate developed along the Western Front early in the war because Trench warfare made it difficult for either side to win an advantage.
In the Zimmermann note, Germany offered which of the following if Mexico would join the Central Powers? The return of Mexican lands held by the United States.
In general, the provisions of the Treaty of Versailles focused mainly on punishing Germany
Which of the following groups seized control of Russia in 1917? The Bolsheviks
The leader of the Bolsheviks was V.I. Lenin
How did Germany respond to the British naval blockade? It used the U-boats to sink ships carrying supplies to Britain.
The "Big Three" included the leaders of France, Britain, and the United States
How did women help in the war effort? They worked in war industries
Which nations made up the Triple Alliance? Germany, Italy, and Austria-Hungary
The Treaty of Versailles did what? forced Germany to pay reparations
What was the Schlieffen Plan designed to avoid? A war on two fronts
What were the Fourteen Points? Wilson's terms for ending the war and future wars.
Growing nationalism and militarism in Europe and the creation of secret alliances were The main causes of WWI
Why did Germany have a geographic disadvantage at the start of WWI? It was bordered by by enemies on two fronts
After early stages of the war, the type of fighting that developed in the Wester Front is referred to as... Trench warfare
What German military policy drew the United States into WWI? Unrestricted submarine warfare
Germany was able to shift military resources to the Western Front as a direct result of the Russian Revolution
Which was NOT a distinct characteristic of combat in WWI? Nuclear weapons
Which is the best description of why WWI was considered "total war"? Nations from around the world used all of their resources in it
Which idea was included in the Treaty of Versailles to show the intent of allies to punish the Central Powers for their role in WWI? Germany will accept full responsibility for the war
One goal for lasting peace that Woodrow Wilson included in his Fourteen Points was Establishing a League of Nations
A major goal of France and Great Britain at the Paris Peace Conference following WWI was to punish Germany to prevent them from re-building military forces
The harsh conditions imposed by the Treaty of Versailles after WWI helped lay the foundation for the rise of Fascism in Germany
Which of the following best shows the mood of much of the world at the end of WWI? The sense of optimism had been shattered
Payments for war damages are called Reparations
These caused great damage to British shipping The U-Boat
Socialists set up a council of workers and soldiers called Soviets
Spreading ideas in support of a cause is caled Propaganda
When neither side can win Stalemate
Territories administered by Western Powers are called Mandates
A non-binding agreement to follow common policies Entente
Requiring people to serve in the military or other service Conscription
The policy of not taking sides in a war Neutrality
Focusing all of a nation's resources on war is called Total War
Glorification of the military is called Militarism
An agreement to end fighting is called Armistice
Consisted of a growing class of factory and other urban workers are called the Proletariat
What year did World War I start? 1914
What event sparked the beginning of World War I? Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Who were the two teams or alliances in WW1? Triple Alliance vs Central Powers
Created by: Coachwinter