4 Written Questions
4 Multiple Choice Questions
- - AEF
- was commanded by General John Pershing.
- Assumed independent responsibility for one segment of the Western Front
- - There was widespread unhappiness with the peace process an also growing fears of socialism fueled by the Communist takeover in Russia and labor unrest at home.
- - A German torpedo struck an unarmed merchant ship, injuring several American passengers.
- Wilson threatened to cut off US diplomatic relations with Germany- a step preparatory to war.
- Germany promised not to sink merchant or passenger ships without giving due warning.
- - A series of unexplained bombings caused Attorney Generals A. Mitchell Palmer to establish a special office under J. Edgar Hoover to gather information on radicals.
- Ordered mass arrests of anarchists, Socialists, and labor agitators.
4 True/False Questions
Submarine warfare → - Germany's one hope for challenging British power at sea lay with a new naval weapon, the submarine.
- Germany answered the British blockade by announcing a blockade of its own and warned that ships attempting to enter the "war zone" risked being sunk on sight by German submarines
Fourteen Points → 1) Recognition of freedom of the seas
2) An end to the practice of making secret treaties
3) Reduction of national armaments
4) An "impartial adjustment of all colonial claims"
5) Self determination for the various nationalities within the Austro-Hungarian empire
6) "A general association of nations...for the purpose of affording mutual guarantees of political independence and territorial integrity to great and small state alike
Reservationists → - Said they could accept the League if certain reservations were added to the covenant.
Lusitania → - Torpedoing and sinking of a British passenger liner.
- Most of the passengers drowned, including 128 Americans.
- Wilson responded by sending Germany a strongly worded diplomatic message warning that Germany would be held to "strict accountability" if it continued its policy of sinking unarmed ships.