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The Great War

Militarism The policy of glorifying military power and keeping an army prepared for war
Triple Alliance A military alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy
Kaiser Wilhelm II A man who had become ruler of Germany and forced Bismark to resign
Triple Entente A alliance between Britain, France, and Russia
Schlieffen Plan Schlieffen had planned to attack France then Russia due to Russia┬┤s lack of railroads would have difficulty mobilizing its troops
Central Powers The one side of the battle lines were Germany and Austria-Hungary
Allies The other side of the battle lines were Great Britain, France, and Russia
Western Front A dead-locked region in Northern France
Trench Warfare The opposing armies on the Western Front had dug miles of parallel trenches to protect themselves from enemy fire
Eastern Front This area was a stretch of battlefield along the German and Russian border
Unrestricted Submarine Warfare The Germans announced that their submarines would sink without warning any ship in the waters around Britain
Total War The countries devoted all of their resources to the war effort
Rationing Goods that were in short supply
Propaganda one-sided information designed to persuade
Armistice An agreement to stop fighting
Woodrow Wilson One of the Big Four that represented the United States
Georges Clemenceau One of the Big Four that represented France
David Lloyd George One of the Big Four that represented Great Britain
Fourteen Points Outlined a plan for achieving a just and lasting peace
Self-Determination Allowing people to decide for themselves under what government they wished to live
Treaty of Versailles It was between Germany and the Allied Powers
League of Nations This league was a international association whose goal would be to keep peace among nations
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