← History chp. 24 Vocab Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All Conscription Military Draft Mobilization The process of assembling troops and supplies and making them ready for war. Propaganda Ideas spread to influence public opinion for or against a cause. Trench Warfare Fighting from ditches protected by barbed wire, as in World War I. War of attrition A war based on wearing the other side down by constant attacks and heavy losses, such as World War I. Total War A war that involves the complete mobilization of resources and people, affecting the lives of all the citizens in the warring countries, even those remote from the battlefields. Panned economies An economic system directed by government agencies. Soviets A Russian council composed of representatives from the workers and soldiers. War communism In World War I Russia, government control of banks and most industries, the seizing of grain from peasants and the centralization of state administration under Communist control. Armistice A truce or agreement to end fighting. Reparation Payment made to the victors by the vanquished to cover the costs of a war. Mandate A nation governed by another nation on behalf of the League of Nations.