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WW1

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Triple Alliance 1. an association of the city-states of Tenochtitlan, Texcoco, and Tlancopan, which led to the formation of the Aztec Empire. 2. a military alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy in the years preceding World War 1.
Triple Entente a military alliance between Great Britain, France, and Russia in the years preceding World War 1
Central Powers in World War 1, the nations of Germany and Austria-Hungary, along with the other nations that fought on their side
Allies i World War 1, the nations of Great Britain, France, and Russia, along with the other nations that fought on their side; also, the group of nations-including Great Britain, the Soviet Union, and the United States-that opposed the Axis Powers in WW2
trench warfare a form of warfare in which opposing armies fight each other from trenches dug in the battlefield.
total war a conflict in which the participating countries devote all their resources to the war effort.
armistice an agreement to stop fighting
armistice an agreement to stop fighting
Fourteen Points a series of proposals in which U.S. president Woodrow Wilson outlined a plan for achieving a lasting peace after WW1
Treaty of Versailles the peace treaty signed
Fourteen Points a series of proposals in which U.S. president Woodrow Wilson outlined a plan for achieving a lasting peace after WW1
Treaty of Versailles the peace treaty signed by Germany ad the Allied powers after WW1
League of Nations an international association formed after WW1 with the goal of keeping peace among nations
militarism a policy of glorifying military power and keeping a standing army always prepared for war.
Kaiser a German emperor (from the Roman title Caesar)
Schlieffen Plan Germany's military plan at the outbreak of WW1, according to which German troops would rapidly defeat France and then move east to attack Russia
Western Front in WW1 the religion of northern France where the forces of the Allies and the Central Powers battle each other
Eastern Front in WW1, the religion along the German-Russian border where Russians and Serbs battled German, Austrians, and Turks
unrestricted submarine war the use of submarines to sink without warning any ship ( including neutral ships and unarmed passenger liners) found in an enemy's waters.
rationing the limited of the amounts of goods people can buy-often imposed by governments during wartime, when goods are in short supply.
propaganda information or materials spread to advance a cause or damage an opponents cause.
Created by: lramirez