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WWI Quiz

WWI vocabulary words

Trench Warfare Warfare in which soldiers dug into deep trenches across the battlefield.
Convoy A guard that accompanies and protects ships or troops.
Armistice An end to the fighting.
Epidemic Outbreak of a contagious disease that spreads rapidly and widely.
Militarism Policy of making military power a primary goal of a nation.
Nationalism Pride in and loyalty to nation.
Allies The world 1 alliance of Great Britain, France, Russia, Italy, Serbia, and others.
Central Powers The world war 1 alliance of Germany, Austria, Hungary, The Ottoman Empire, and Bulgaria.
U-Boat German Submarine.
General John J. Pershing Commander of American forces in Europe in WWI.
American Expeditionary Force The American army that fought in Europe in WWI.
Communism Single party political system in which the government controlls and plans the economy with the goal of common ownership of all property.
Woodrow Wilson President of the U.S during WWI.
Zimmerman Telegram Telegram telling the German ambassador to ask Mexico to declare war on the U.S.
War Bonds A low interest loan by civilians to the Government meant to be repaid in a number of years.
Committee on Public Information Government organization that produced propaganda to build support for the war.
Espionage Act Law that set heavy fines and long prison terms for antiwar activities.
Sedition Act Law that made it illegal to criticize the government.
Propaganda Opinions expressed for the purpose of influencing the actions of others.
Belleau Wood Site of American victory in France in 1918.
Second Battle of the Marne Battle that was the turning point of the war,
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