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World War 1

militarism a policy of glorying military power and keeping a standing army always prepared for war
Triple Alliance a military alliance between Germany, Austria- Hungary, and Italy in the years preceding World War I
Kaiser Williams II In 1890, Germany's foreign policy changed dramatically. That year, Kaiser Williams II- who two years earlier had become ruler of Germany- forced Bismarck to resign
Triple Entente a military alliance between Great Britain, France, and Russia in the years preceding World War l
World War 1 event one Austria-Hungary's Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his his wife are assassinated. World War 1 begins; Russia, France, and Britian against Germany and Austria- Hungary
World War 1 event two 1915 Southwest Asia- Allies and Central Powers clash at Gallipoli in the Ottoman Empire
World War 1 event three 1916 France - French suffer massive losses at the Battles of Verdun and Somme
World War 1 event four 1917 U.S - U.S enters the war on the side of Allies
World War 1 event five 1918 Russia - Russia withdraws from the war and signs peace treaty with Germany
World War 1 event six 1918 Europe - The Allies defeat the Central Powers ending World War 1
World War 1 event seven 1919 France - The Allies and Germany sign the Treaty of Versailles
Schlieffen Plan Germany's military plan at the outbreak of World War 1, according to which German troops would rapidly defeat France and then move east to attack Russia.
Central Powers in World War 1, the nations of Germany and Austria-Hungary, along with the other nations that fought on their side
Allies in the 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 ww1
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 dug in the battlefield
Eastern Front in ww1, the region along the german-russian border where russians and serbs battled the Germans, Austrians, and Turks
unrestricted submarine warfare the use of submarines to sink without warning any ship found in enemy's 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 supply
propaganda information or material spread to advance a cause or to damage an opponents cause
armistice an agreement to stop fighting
Woodrow Wilson son of a Presbyterian minister. he had been a history scholar, professor, and president of Princeton before becoming president.
Georges Clemceau clemenceau, by contrast, had been a physician, journalist, and sometime playwright before becoming premier of France
David Lloyd George british liberal politician and statesman
Fourteen points
Treaty of Versailles
League of Nations
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