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World War I

TermDefinition
militarism policy of military preparedness and building up weapons
balance of power each nation/ alliance has equal strength
Allied Powers ALliance between Britain, France, and Russia
Central Powers Alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and the Ottoman Empire
isolationism policy of not being involved in the affairs of the other nations
U-boats small submarines named after German word Unterseeboot (undersea boat)
Lusitania British ship sunk by a German U-Boat in 1915
Sussex pledge pledge Germany issued which included a promise not to sink merchant vessels "without warning and without saving humans lives"
convoy system system in which troop-transport ships were surrounded by destroyers or cruisers for protection
Communists People who seek the equal distribution of wealth and the end of all private property.
National War Labor Board Board that judged disputes between workers and management
propaganda posters, newspaper stories, speeches, and other materials designed to influence people's opinions
Schenck v. United States important court case: explained limits of first Amendment
self-determination right to decide your own political status
League of Nations organisation of nations that works together to settle disputes, protect democracy, and prevent future wars
Big Four leaders of victorious Allies: President Wilson (US), Prime Minister David Lloyd George (UK), Premier Clemenceau (France), & Prime Minister Orlando(Italy)
reparations payments for damages and expenses caused by the war
Treaty of Versailles treaty ending WWI, required Germany to pay huge war reparations & established League of Nations
Created by: Marie&lani