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WWI/Russian Rev

Vocabulary Review

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Formal agreement between two or more nations or powers to cooperate and come to one anothers defense. Alliance
World War I alliance of Britain, France and Russia; later joined by the United States and others. Allied Powers
Heir to the Austrian throne, whose assassination in 1914 was the spark that started World War I. Archduke Ferdinand
Mutual agreement to end fighting in a war. Armistice
1917 Russian revolutionary group who seized power in Russia during the October Revolution and founded the Soviet Union. Bolsheviks
World War I alliance of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and the Ottoman Empire (later joined by Bulgaria). Central Powers
The last absolute monarch of Russia who abdicated the throne and was murdered by communists. Czar Nicholas Romanov II
A list of American President Woodrow Wilson’s terms for guaranteeing peace and resolving future wars. Fourteen Points
A group of more than 40 nations formed after World War I with the goal of settling problems through negotiation, not war. League of Nations
A list of American President Woodrow Wilson’s terms for guaranteeing peace and resolving future wars. Fourteen Points
Glorification of the military. Militarism
Policy of supporting neither side in a war. Neutrality
An area in Eastern Europe where any conflict may result in a war between several countries. “Powder Keg of Europe”
Spreading of ideas and information to promote a certain cause or to damage an opposing cause. Propaganda
Russian peasant monk who was able to influence Russian politics by gaining the confidence of the Czarina. Rasputin
Payment for war damages or war damages caused by imprisonment. Reparations
Deadlock in which neither side is able to defeat the other. Stalemate
The treaty that ended World War I, which blamed Germany for causing the war. Treaty of Versailles
Type of warfare where troops dig into the land and fight. Trench Warfare
First Communist leader of Russia, who promised “peace, bread and land”. Vladimir Lenin
Provisional Government A temporary government.
A plan instituted by Vladimir Lenin in 1921 that privatized some industries in the Soviet Union. New Economic Policy (NEP)
Right of people to choose their own form of government. Self-Determination
Treaty between Russian and Germany that ended Russia’s participation in WWI and gave Russian territory to Germany. Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
Nationalistic movement that sought to unite Slavic peoples. Pan-Slavism
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