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World War 1

militarism a policy of glorifying military power and keeping a standing army always 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 2 a German emperor.
Triple Entente a military alliance between Great Britain, France, and Russia in the years preceding World War 1.
Schlieffen Plan Germany's military plan at the out break 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 World War 1, the nations of Great Britain, France, and Russia, along with the other nations that fought on their side.
Western Front in World War 1, the region of the 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 World War 1, the region along with German- Russia border where Russians and Serbs battled Germans, Austria, 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 the participating countries devote all their resources to the war effort.
rationing the imitating of the amounts of goods people can buy - often imposed by governments during wartime, when goods are in short supply.
propaganda information or material spread to advance a course or to damage an opponent's cause
armistice an agreement to stop fighting
Woodrow Wilson was one of the Big Four
Georges Clemenceau was one of the Big Four
David Lloyd George was one of the Big Four
Fourteen Points a series of proposals in which U.S. president Woodrow Wilson outlined a plan for achieving a lasting peace after Word War 1
self- determination the freedom of a people to decide under what form of government they wish to live.
Treaty of Versailles the peace treaty signed by Germany and the Allied powers after World War 1
League of Nations an international association formed after World War 1 with the goal of keeping peace among nations
Created by: cornelas18