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WWI

TERMS

TermDefinition
Nationalism strong feeling of loyalty to the country where one was born or raised. Based on people who share common heritage, language, and customs
League of Nations an international organization to promote world peace and cooperation that the Treaty of Versailles created; ended 1946
reparation compensation in money, material, labor, etc. payable by a defeated country to another country or to an individual for loss suffered during of as a result of war. The Treaty of Versailles ordered Germany to pay reparation to France
Ration a fixed amount of an item(s) allowed to each person during a time of shortage, as in wartime
Attrition the action of gradually reducing the strength or effectiveness of someone or something through sustained attack or pressure
Stalemate position or situation in which no action can be taken or progress made
Effect the result or consequence of something
No Man's Land an area between opposing armies, over which no control has been established
Propaganda information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement
Armistice Temporary suspension of hostilities
Lusitania British ocean liner (passenger ship) that a German submarine sank in World War I, the event pulled USA into WWI
Treaty of Versailles Peace treaty that ended WWI
Trench Warfare combat in which each side occupies a system of protective trenches
Isolation Separation from others
Neutral not taking sides in a conflict
Assassination To kill suddenly or secretively
Assimilation adapting or adjusting to the culture of a group or nation
Cultural Superiority the belief in the inherent superiority of one's own ethnic group or culture
Triple Entente Alliance between Great Britain, France and Russia before WW
Triple Alliance Alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy before WWI
Unification the process of bringing together as one
Alliance a union formed for common benefits, especially between countries or organizations
Militarism belief in increasing a nation’s influence by building its military strength
League of Nations an international organization to promote world peace and cooperation that the Treaty of Versailles created; ended 1946
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