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Ch.19 US History WWI

WWI exam study stack

In 1918, the War Industries Board was organized under the leardership of Bernard M. Baruch
Muckraking journalist who led the Committee on Public Information, the nation's first propaganda agency George Creel
Under which a person could be fined and/or thrown in prison for interfering withthe war effort. Espianoge and Sedition Acts
Large-scale movement of hundreds of thousands of Southern African Americans to the North Great Migration
Treaty rejected by the Senate, and included a "war-guilt" clause blaming Germany for the war Treaty of Versailles
Called of a League of Nations, freedom of the seas, and called for a change in colonial policies Woodrow Wilson's 14 Points
Alliances, Imperialism, Militarism, Nationalism Causes of WWI
Caused widespread starvation in Germany British Blockade
What the US did to deal with U-Boats group of guarded ships called convoys
Result of the Selective Service Act men were required to register for military service
weapons of mechanized warfare airplanes and tanks
Policy that kept the US out of the war Neutrality
reason the war did not just involve Austria-Hungary and Serbia Alliance system
Most compelling reason for the US to go to war in WWI outrage of American death due to German submarine warfare
American supporters of WWI claimed the US was fighting a moral war because The joined the war only after Russia's oppressive monarcy was replaced
Commanded the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) John J. Pershing
Admiral William S. Sims convinced the British to use this as a hinderance to German U-boat attacks convoy system
This term describes a person who opposes warfare on moral grounds conscientious objector
This began with the introduction of the tank and airplane as weapons mechanized warfare
Having shot down 26 enemy planes, he was America's leading ace pilot in the war Eddie Rickenbacker
Involved merchant vessels traveling in large groups with naval ships acting as guards convoy system
required men to register with the government in order to be randomly selected for military service Selective Service Act
Although American women served in the navy, marines, and Army Corps of Nurses, they were not subject to this. Selective Service Act
Armed only with a rifle and a revolver, he killed 25 Germans and with 6 other soldiers, captured 132 prisoners. Alvin York
His assassination sparked World War I Archduke Franz Ferdinand
British liner was sunk by German U-boats Lusitania
In 1914,this alliance included France, Britain, and Russia Allies
In 1914, this alliance consisted of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and the Ottoman Empire Central Powers
Contained a suggestion of alliance between Mexico and Germany that deeply angered the American people Zimmerman Note
This long term cause of war involved the development of the armed forces and their use as a tool of diplomacy Militarism
Closely linked with industrialization,this long-term cause of the war involved a contest for colonies Imperialism
This long-term cause of war encouraged competitiveness between nations and encouraged various ethnic groups to attempt to create nations of their own. Nationalism
Created by: HodgesBates