What three nations belonged to the Triple Entente?
Russia, France, and Great Britain
What three nations belonged to the Triple Alliance?
Italy, Germany, and Austria- Hungary
Which nation annexed Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1908?
Which two non- Balkan nations competed for dominance of the Balkans?
Russia and Austria Hungary
Which nation greatly regretted its loss of Alsace- Lorraine to Germany in 1870?
Which nations heir to the throne was assassinated in 1914 by a Serbian nationalist?
Which nation was unfied by Oto von Bismarck and later ruled by Kaiser Wilhelm II?
Which nation was the first to declare war in what would come to be called the Great War?
Which of the Great Powers did not have a large army by 1914?
Which natino did Otto von Bismarck believe was the greatest threat to peace in Europe?
In 1917, Germany returned to its policy of unrestricted warfare, hoping to:
keep cargo ships from reaching Great Britain
World War I was a "total war" in the sense that:
the nations involved devoted all their resources to it
The system of fationing was designed to limit:
purchases of consumer goods
The purpose of propaganda during World War I was to:
influence public opinon
The immermann note, which pushed the US to enter the war, exposed the German plan to:
help Mexico regain US territory
The armistice signed near Paris in November 1918 brought an end to:
World War I
What is the policy of glorifying power and keeping an army prepared for war?
What region was referred to as the "powder keg" of Europe?
the Balkan peninsula
Who led Germany during the last decade of the 1800's and most of WWI?
Kaiser Wilhelm II
Which statement summarizes the Schlieffen Plan that Germany created to prepare for a two-front war?
Attack France first, then Russia
Why were Germany and Austria Hungary known as Central Powers?
because of their location in the heart of Europe
Which nations actions caused the US to fight in World War I?
What did the war become once the participating countries began devoting all of their resources to the war effort?
What action on November 11, 1918 brought WWI to an end?
an armistice was signed
What were the Fourteen Points?
a plan for the postwar world
Who was forced to assume sole responsibility for the war under the Treaty of Versailles?
Which of the following countries completely changed its name after WWI?
How did the United Kingdom change after WWI?
Ireland gained self-rule
From which country did Czechoslovakia, Poland, and Yugoslavia gain independence?
Around which body of water did the greatest number of new countries emerge after World War I?
After the war, which country had a province separated from it by states that had gained independence?
How many more troops did the Allied Powers have than the Central Powers?
Which nation lost the most troops?
Which countries each lost more than a million troops from battlefield deaths?
Austria Hungary, France, Rusia and Germany
Which country lost the smallest number of trops rom battlefield deaths?
How many troops did Russia lose, even though it pulled out of the war early?
This country was annexed to Austria Hungary in the early 1900's
This country was blamed for the War
This country was first in the Triple Alliance but then later on fought with the Allied Powers
This empire controlled the Balkans before the 1900's
Franz Ferdinand the heir to the throne of this country
This country lost Alsace Lorraine to Germany in the late 1800's.
This Asian country fought with the Allies
Germany hoped to starve this country into surrender by a naval blockade
The man who shot Franz Ferdinand was from this country
This country was not industrialized but had many men
Area nicknamed "powder keg of Europe"
Who did Kaiser Wilhelm II force to resign?
Otto Van Bismarck
Germany wanted to isolate this country
This ran along the France and German border for 500 miles
This caused Russia to have to withdraw from WWI
This was the space between the 2 opposnig trenches
no mans land
What country had unrestricted submarine warfare?
The name of the ship that was sunk in 1915 and had 128 Americans onboard.
President of the US during WWI
The original 2 Central powers:
Germany and Austria Hungary
One sided information desinged to persuade people
Name of the Treaty Russia signed with Germany when they got out of war
This stated the Germans would help Mexico get back its lands in America if they sided with them
Name of the proposed peace keeping organization after the war
Georges Clemenceau represented this country at the WWI peace talks
David Lloyd George represented this country at the WWI peace talks
Russia, Britian, and France were known as this side in WWI
Where the peace talks met after the war