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The Great War

Militarism the belief or desire of a government or people that a country should maintain a strong military capability and be prepared to use it aggressively to defend or promote national interests.
Triple Alliance secret agreement between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy formed on 20 May 1882 and renewed periodically until World War I. Germany and Austria-Hungary had been closely allied since 1879.
Kaiser Wihelm 2 German emperor(from the roman title Caesar).
Triple Entente military alliance formed between Russia, Great Britain and France before World War I.
Schlieffen Plan a plan intended to ensure German victory over a Franco-Russian alliance by holding off Russia with minimal strength
Central Powers Germany and its allies (Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and the Ottoman Empire) in World War I.
Allies The victorious allied nations of World War I and World War II. In World War I, the Allies included Britain, France, Italy, Russia, and the United States. In World War II, the Allies included Britain, France, the Soviet Union, and the United States.
Western Front name applied to the fighting zone in France and Flanders, where the British, French, Belgian and (towards the end of the war) the American armies faced that of Germany.
Trench Warfare a type of combat in which opposing troops fight from trenches facing each other.
Eastern Front was a major theatre of operations that encompassed at its greatest extent the entire frontier between the Russian Empire
Unrestricted Submarine Warfare type of naval warfare in which submarines sink vessels such as freighters and tankers without warning, as opposed to attacks per prize rules
Total warfare includes any and all civilian-associated resources and infrastructure as legitimate military targets, and typically involves the use of weapons and tactics.
Rationing allow each person to have only a fixed amount of (a particular commodity).
Propaganda information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view
Armistice an agreement made by opposing sides in a war to stop fighting for a certain time; a truce.
Woodrow Wilson 28th President of the United States, serving two terms from 1913-1919.
Geroges Clemenceau led the nation in the First World War
David Lloyd George was a British Liberal politician and statesman
Fourteen Points statement of principles for world peace that was to be used for peace negotiations in order to end World War I.
Self-determination the process by which a country determines its own statehood and forms its own allegiances and government.
Treaty of Versailles was one of the peace treaties at the end of World War I. It ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers.
League of Nations international organization established after World War I under the provisions of the Treaty of Versailles.
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