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Militarism The policy of glorifying military and keeping an army prepared for war
Triple Alliance A military alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and /ital in the years preceding World War I
Kaiser Wilhelm II A German emperor
Triple Entente A military alliance with Great Britain, France, and Russia in the years preceding World War I
Schlieffen Plan Germany's military plan at the outbreak of World War I, according to which German troops would rapidly defeat France and then move East to attack Russia
Central Powers In World War I, the nations of Germany and Austria-Hungary, along with other nations that fought on their sides
Allies In World War I, the nations of Great Britain, France, and Russia, along with the other nations-including Great Britain, the Soviet Union, and the United State-that opposed the Axis Powers in World War II
Western Front In World War I, the region of northern France where the forces of the Allies and the Centrals Powers battled each other
Trench Warfare A form of warfare in which opposing armies fight each other from trenches dug in the battlefield
Easter Front In World War I, the region along the German-Russian border where Russians and Serbs battled Germans, Austrians, and Turks
Unrestricted Submarine Warfare The use of submarines to sink without warning any ship(including neutral ships and unarmed passenger liners) found in enemy waters
Total War A conflict in which the participating countries devote all their resources to the war effort.
Rationing The limiting of the amounts of goods people can buy-often imposed by governments during wartime, when goods are short in supply
Propaganda Info or material spread to advance a cause or to damage an opponents cause
Armistice An agreement to stop fighting
Woodrow Wilson Thomas Woodrow Wilson, known as Woodrow Wilson, was an American politician and academic who served as the 28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921
George Clemenceau Georges Benjamin Clemenceau was a French statesman who led the nation in the First World War. A leader of the Radical Party, he played a central role in politics during the Third Republic
David Lloyd George David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor, OM, PC was a British Liberal politician and statesman
Fourteen Points The series of proposals in which US president Woodrow Wilson outlined a plan for achieving a lasting peace after WWI
Self-determination The freedom of a people to decide under what form of government they wish to live in
Treaty of Versailles The peace treaty signed by Germany and the allied powers after WWI
League of Nations An international association formed after WWI with the goal of keeping peace among nations
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