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in WWI the alliance of Germany and Austria-Hungary and other nations allied with them in opposing the Allies Central Powers
an alliance of nations joining together to fight a common enemy Allies
addessed to German Foreign Secretary in Mexico City, stated that Mexico should attack U.S if U.S goes to war with Germany. In return, Germany would give back AZ,NM, and TX to Mexico. Zimmerman Telegram
Law which punished people for aiding the enemy or refusing military duty during WW1 Espionage Act
expanding power outside one's own country Imperialism
an international organization formed in 1920 to promote cooperation and peace among nations League of nations
the treaty imposed on Germany by the Allied powers in 1920 after the end of World War I which demanded exorbitant reparations from the Germans Treaty of Versailles
the war aims outlined by President Wilson which he believed would promote lasting peace; called for self-determination, freedom of the seas, free trade, end to secret agreements, reduction of arms and a league of nations Fourteen Points
Gardens that citizens planted to raise their own vegetables, so that food could be sent to the troops. Victory Gardens
added to Espionage Act to cover "disloyal, profane, or abusive language" about the American form of government, the Constitution, the flag, or the armed forces. Sedition Act
a World War I battle in northwestern France where the Allies defeated the Germans in 1918 Belleau Wood
nickname for American troops in Europe Doughboys
German Submarine U-Boat
patriotic feeling of superiority over other countries, and loyalty and devotion to ones nation Nationalism
war from inside trenches enemies would try killing each other with machine guns, tanks, and poison gas Trench Warefare
British passenger boat with 128 Americans on board sunk by German U-Boats. It also secretly had ammunition in the hold; one of the reasons the US joins the war Lusitania
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