Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

IGHS Winkels

US History Chapter 19 Vocabulary

Alsace-Lorraine the territory of France lost in the conflict
Militarism glorification of the military
Western Front 450 miles of trenches from the coast of Belgium to the border of Switzerland
Casualty soldiers killed, wounded, and missing
Contraband goods, usually defined as weapons and other articles used to fight a war
U-boat submarine
Lusitania British passenger ship
Zimmerman note a telegram sent to Mexico proposing an alliance between Germany and Mexico against the U.S.
Selective Service Act authorized a draft of young men for military service in Europe
CPI(Committe of Public Information) educate the public about the causes and nature of the war
conscientious objector people whose moral or religious beliefs forbid them to fight in wars
Espionage Act allowed postal authorities to ban treasonable or seditious newspapers, magazines, or printed materials from the mail
Great Migration a great movement of African Americans from the rural South to the industrial North
convoy groups of merchant ships
League of Nations an international diplomatic group developed after World War I to solve disputes between countries
Fourteen Points President Wilson's war aims outlined for Lenin
self-determination the right of people to form their own government
reparations payment for war damages
"irreconcilables" senators who opposed any treaty that had a League of Nations folded into it
"reservationists" senators who were opposed to the treaty as it was written
influenza flu
inflation rising prices
Red Scare widespread fear of suspected communists and radicals thought to be plotting revolution withing the U.S.
Palmer Raids a series of raids where police arrested thousands of people, some who were radicals and some who were from S. or E. Europe
creditor nation other countries owed the U.S. more money than the U.S. owed them
Created by: Winkels
Popular Social Studies sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards