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worldwar1 vocabulary

worldwar1 vocabulary, key terms, people, and events

TermDefinition
alliance a union or association formed for mutual benefit, especially between countries or organizations.
imperialism a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force.
isolationism a policy of remaining apart from the affairs or interests of other groups, especially the political affairs of other countries.
militarism the belief or desire of a government or people that a country should maintain a strong military capability and be prepared to use it aggressively to defend or promote national interests.
nationalism identification with one's own nation and support for its interests, especially to the exclusion or detriment of the interests of other nations.
neutrality the state of not supporting or helping either side in a conflict, disagreement, impartiality.
tanks a heavy armored fighting vehicle carrying guns and moving on a continuous articulated metal track.
poison gas a gaseous substance, such as chlorine, phonephone, or Lewis, used in warfare to kill or harm.
airplanes The aircraft played a pivotal role for all sides of World War 1 when the conflict began in 1914.
total war is warfare that includes any and all civilian-associated resources and infrastructure as legitimate military targets.
american expeditionary Force was the U.S. armed forces that were sent to fight in Europe during World War 1.
forces (AEF) was a formation of the United States Army on the Western Front of World War I.
john j Pershing was a senior United States Army officer.
Argonne forest an American operation in World War I American troops under Pershing drove back the German armies which were saved only by the armistice on November 11.
Alvin York was a blacksmith who was drafted into the army during WWI.
trench warfare a type of combat in which opposing troops fight from trenches facing each other.
 

 



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