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WWI Vocabulary

WWI Vocabulary Terms

Belief or desire of a government to maintain a strong military militarism
Last German Emperor and King of Prussia Kaiser Wilhelm II
Germany, Austria, Hungary, Ottoman Empire and Bulgeria Central Powers
Main theater of war during WWI Western Front
Type of combat in which opposing troops fought in trenches facing each other Trench Warfare
War this is unrestricted in types of weapons used Total War
Having only a fixed amount of a particular commodity Rationing
Agreement made by opposing sides in a war to stop fighting for a certain time Armistice
American statesman and academic who served as the 28th president Woodrow Wilson
Important peace treaty what brought the war to an end Treaty of Versailles
Process by which a country determines its own allegiance and governments Self-determination
Statement of principles that was to be used for peace negotiations to end the war Fourteen points
Prime Minister of France during WWI Georges Clemenceau
Name given to German war plans and influence of Field Von Schlieffen and his thinking on the invasion of France and Belgium Schlieffen Plan
Naval warfare of submarines sinking vessels and freighters Unrestricted submarine warfare
Information, biased or misleading, to promote a particular political point of view Propaganda
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