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World War I

nationalism love of country and the desire to have one's country free from the control of another
trench a ditch dug to protect soldiers from oncoming gunfire
submarine watercraft used for naval fighting in WWI
isolationism policy in which a nation prefers to remain neutral and let other countries handle their own affairs
biplane new invention which helped destroy enemies from the air
alliance agreement among nations to defend one another
mobilization preparation and movement of countries preparing for war
armistice a peace agreement
bayonets knives attached to the barrel of a rifle to be used as a spear
Allied Powers the alliance between France, Great Britain, the U.S., and more
Treaty of Versailles treaty signed in 1919 that officially ended World War I
World War I War fought from 1915 to 1918 between the Central and Allied Powers. The U.S. joined the Allied Powers in 1917, helping them to victory. The Great War or The War to End All Wars
No Man's Land area of land between trenches
torpedo used to blow up ships in naval battles
technology any change or invention made to help people
League of Nations international organization formed after World War I to prevent wars
doughboys nickname for American soldiers
aces nickname given to super star pilots that shot down the enemy
Central Powers the alliance made between Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, and Bulgaria
Alvin York brought back 132 German soldiers (Prisoners of War POWs)
Created by: CJBailey



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