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SS - Unit 7

World War I - The Great War

What are agreements between nations, usually in writing, where each nation agrees to come to the aid of the others if they are attacked? alliances
Who were the Allied Powers? Great Britain, France, Russia, Serbia, and Belgium and a few other European nations fighting against the Central Powers in WWI. The U.S. joined the Allied Powers in 1917.
Which countries made up the Allied Powers/Allies? Great Britain, Italy, Russia, France, the U.S. (and a few others)
Who were the Central Powers? Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and Turkey (the Ottoman Empire) that fought against the Allied Powers.
Which countries made up the Central Powers? Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and Turkey (the Ottoman Empire)
What is a group of nations or peoples spread over a wide area, and governed by a single nation or ruler? empire
Who was Franz Ferdinand? The archduke of Austria-Hungary whose assassination in 1914 led to the start of WWI.
Whose assassination sparked the start of WWI? Franz Ferdinand, the archduke of Austria-Hungary.
Which "-ism" is it when a stronger nation holds or tries to gain control over weaker foreign lands? IMPERIALISM
Which "-ism" is a belief in building up a nation's military forces as a way to increase the nation's power and prestige in the world? MILITARISM
Which "-ism" is an intense feeling in a group of people that they should have their own land and identity as a nation OR a sense of patriotism so intense they think their nation deserves great glory? NATIONALISM
What is the belief or policy that the U.S. should avoid getting in the troubles of other countries? Isolationism
Who was Woodrow Wilson? The president of the U.S. that first opposed WWI but then led the country into it.