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WWI word wall

WWI word wal

James Watt Invented the steam engine
Bourgeoisie the middle class, including merchants, industrialists, and professional people
Proletariat Marx's term for the exploited class, the mass of workers who do not own the means of production
Socialist person who supports community ownership of property and the sharing of all profits
Karl Marx Philosopher, father of communism. believed that communism would replace capitalism as it replaced feudalism & in a classless society.
Otto von Bismarck Chancellor of Prussia led Prussia to victory against Austria & France, "Blood & Iron" strategy, created German Empire
Archduke Franz Ferdinand heir to the Austria-Hungarian throne, was assassinated in Sarajevo, started World War I.
Triple Entente A military alliance between Great Britain, France, and Russia in the years preceding World War I.
Triple Alliance An alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy in the years before WWI.
Woodrow Wilson President of the United States , Paris Peace Conference, proposed League of Nations. & 14 points
Bolseviks a revolutionary group to seize control of Russia during WWI, communists, pull Russia out of WWI.
Industrial Revolution Began in Britain, making cloth moved from homes to large factories. because Britain coal and iron, lasted for over 100 years started in 1700.
Militarism A policy of glorifying military power and keeping a standing army always prepared for war
Imperialism A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries poitically, socially, and economically.
Alliance System (WWI) An agreement to work together for common defense
Nationalism Loyalty and devotion to a particular nationality above an individual
Berlin Conference A meeting at which representatives of European nations agreed on rules for colonization of Africa
Boxer Rebellion A 1900 Uprising in China aimed at ending foreign influence in the country.
Western Front A line of trenches and fortifications in World War I that stretched without a break in Northern France where Allies and the Central Powers battled each other. Scene of most of the fighting between Germany.
Fourteen Points A series of proposals in which U.S. president Woodrow Wilson outlined a plan for achieving a lasting peace after World War I.
Russian Revolutions Prompted by labor unrest, food shortages, WWI costs, 2 revolutions, and a civil war occurred Czar Nicholas II was murdered and Vladimir Lenin sought control to implement his ideas of socialism eventually taking control of the country.
League of Nations an international organization formed in 1920 to promote cooperation and peace among nations after WWI
Treaty of Versailles Treaty particularly known for its harsh reparations towards the Germans after World War I.
Lusitania British boat that was sunk by the German U-boats; made America consider entering WWI
Zimmerman Telegram A telegram Germany Sent to Mexico to convince Mexico to attack the U.S.
Central Powers In World War I the alliance of Germany and Austria-Hungary and other nations allied with them in opposing the Allies.



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