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world war 1

TermDefinition
consequences results; aftermath; outcome of an event
short term consequences happened close to the event
long term consequences happened farther away from the event
Russian Revolution 1917 Russia having problems; government overthrown new government made by Lenin pulled Russia out of world war
women's role in war nurses, drivers and spies at the front line
Event that made USA declare war sinking of the Lusitania in 1917; troops arrived in Europe in 1918
women's role at home while men were fighting the war bus drivers, post women, coal women and munitions workers...nicknamed canaries b/c yellow pigment from TNT tinted their skin
when were women granted right to vote and why? 1920 b/c of the work they did during the war
when did the war end? 11th hour of the 11th day 1918
Spanish flu fatal epidemic that hit Europe at end of war killing millions
What 4 people met at the Palace of Versailles in 1919? Lloyd George of England; Orlando of Italy; Clemenceau of France; Woodrow Wilson of USA to sort out problems from the war
Who was blamed for causing World War I? Germans and they had to pay for all the damages
what was the League of Nations and why was it created? for nations to discuss their problems rather than resort to conflict; did not work, but lead to the development of today's United Nations
keeping the peace 1920s &1930s US stayed out of European affairs Britain and France created policy of Appeasement to avoid war at all cost 1930s Britain gave Hitler what he wanted to avoid war
Hitler came to power 1933 with promise to get revenge for Treaty of Versailles and what it did to Germany his rise to power and WW2 resulted from WWI
Benito Mussolini 1922 ruled Italy as a dictator
short term consequences of WWI women took men's jobs while they fought; peace treaty at Versailles, France in June 1919; lands, villages & towns in Belgium and France destroyed; millions of soldiers killed; food shortages became worse in last days of war
long term consequences of WWI rise of Hitler and Nazi's in 1930s; outbreak of WW2 in 1939; bodies of soldiers in France and Belgium are still being found today; USA joined Allies in 1941 in WW2
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