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World War 1

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Militarism The policy of glorifying military power and keeping an army prepared for war
Triple Alliance An association of the city-states of Tenochtitlan, Texcoco, and Tlacopan, which led to the formation of the Aztec Empire
Kaiser Wilhelm II the ruler of Germany who forced Bismark to resign
Triple Entente a military alliance between Great Britain, France, and Russia in the years proceeding WW1
Schlieffen Plan Germany's military plan in WW1 in which German troops would rapidly defeat France and then move east to attack Russia
Central Powers in WW1, the nations of Germany and Austria-Hungary, along with the other nations that fought on their side.
Allies in WW1, the nation of Great Britain, France, and Russia, along with the other nations fought on their side
Western Front in WW1, the region of Northern France where the forces of the Allies and the Central Powers battled each other
Trench Warfare a form of warfare in which opposing armies fight each other from trenches done in the battlefield
Eastern Front in WW1, 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 found in an enemy's waters.
Total War a conflict in which all the participating countries devote all their resources to the war effort.
Rationing the limiting of the amounts of goods people can buy
Propaganda one sided information designed to persuade
Armistice an agreement to stop fighting
Woodrow Wilson President of the U.S. and part of the group "The Big Four"
Georges Clemenceau Member of the group "The Big Four" from France
David Lloyd George Member of the group "The Big Four" from the Great Britain
Fourteen Points a series of proposals in which U.S. president, Woodrow Wilson, outlined a plan for achieving a lasting Peace after WW1
Self-Determanation the freedom of the people to decide under what form of government they wish to live
Treaty of Versailles the peace treaty signed by Germany and the outlined powers after World War 1
League of Nations an international association formed after WW1 with the goal of keeping peace among nations.
Created by: ajperez