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War to End All Wars

20/21st - Davis - SVHS - The First World War

The growth of nationalism and & imperialism led to increased military spending Militarism
By 1907 Europe was divided into 2 armed camps Alliance system
Economic and political control over weaker nations Imperialism
A devotion to the interests and culture of one’s nation Nationalism
Blacksmith from Tennessee who became a war hero Alvin York
United States President that developed a plan for peace called, 14 Points Woodrow Wilson
A heavy guard of destroyers who escorted merchant ships across the Atlantic in groups Convoy System
Nickname for American infantry because of their white belts “Doughboys”
An "individual who has claimed the right to refuse to perform military service" on the grounds of freedom of thought, conscience, or religion Conscientious Objector
Designed to prevent anti-war protests but went against the spirit of the First Amendment (Free speech) Espionage and Sedition Acts
What were the M.A.I.N. causes of WWI? Militarism, Alliance System, Imperialism, and Nationalism
During the first battle of Somme, the British suffered ________ casualties on the first day alone. 60,000
Which two nations were included in Germany's two front war? France and Russia
What was the name of the British passenger liner that was sunk by a German U-Boat on May 17, 1915? Lusitania
Which 3 Countries made-up the Triple Alliance / Central Powers? Germany, Italy, & Austria-Hungary
Which 3 Countries made-up the Triple Entente / Allied Powers? Britain, France, & Russian
Who won the 1916 election under the slogan, "He kept us out of war"? Woodrow Wilson
The Zimmerman note was a telegram that proposed an alliance between which countries? Germany & Mexico
What components make-up a trench in trench warfare? parapet, fire-step, duck boards, & dugouts
What did Woodrow Wilson say in his war declaration? “The world must be safe for democracy”
Congress passed the ______________ that required men to register with the government in order to be randomly selected for service in the military. Selective Service Act
What new weapons were introduced in WWI? Machine Guns, The Tank, Airplanes, & Poison Gas
What rank was Alvin York promoted too upon his return home? Sergeant
On the ____th hour, on the ____th day, of the ____th month of 1918, Germany signed a truce ending the Great War. 11, 11, 11
How many men did the U.S. lose during WWI? 48,000
What was the greatest effect of the First World War on the African American population? it accelerated the Great Migration
In the fall of 1918, the United States suffered a home-front crises when a flu epidemic affected ____% of the population 25%
Wilson conceded on most of his 14 points in return for the establishment of the _______________ League of Nations
The Treaty of Versailles established _______ new nations. 9
Which nation was to admit sole responsibility for the war (War-Guilt Clause)? Germany
Created by: davissvhs
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