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WWI

World War I for Ashton

TermDefinition
Nationalism The love for one's country and the belief that your country deserves more success than others.
militarism Building of a strong military to frighten or defeat other countries.
alliance an agreement nations make to support and defend each other.
trench warfare a type of land warfare where teach side digs long trenches for protection
Allied Powers Alliance between Great Britain, France, Russia, Italy, and Japan; Fought agains the Central Powers.
Central Powers An alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire, and Bulgaria. Fought against the Allied Powers.
rations The government set limits on the amount of goods civilians could have.
propaganda Information that is used to shape people's thinking
League of Nations A group of governments that strive to prevent wars and protect independent nations.
Lusitania A large luxury passenger ship that was sunk by a German submarine; Over 1000 passengers were killed
Treaty of Versailles Treaty between the allies and Germany that ended World War I.
U boat The name for German submarines that comes from the German word Unterseeboat.
armistice an agreement to stop fighting
isolationism the desire to stay out of world events
Big Four The leaders from the four major allies: Great Britain, France, Italy and the United States.
Fourteen Points President Wilson's goals for an end to World War I and lasting peace.
France an Allied Power
Italy an Allied Power
Great Britain an Allied Power
the United States an Allied Power
Germany a Central Power
Austria-Hungary a Central Power
the Ottoman Empire a Central Power
Bulgaria a Central Power
Russia an Allied Power
Created by: jayhawkjen
 

 



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