World War I

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The glorification of the military

militarism

Which of the following was an effect of militarism in Europe in the late 1800s?

Nations made political and military alliances.

How did aggressive nationalism push France and Germany to the brink of war in the early 1900s?

France yearned for revenge against Germany to regain its position as Europe's leading power.

Nations making political and military alliances was an effect of

militarism

Germany, Austria-Hungry and Italy made up the ______.

Triple Alliance

What role did militarism play in the years before World War I?

European countries focused on building up their military forces, preparing for war.

Britain and Germany competed with each other to build the strongest ________.

navy

Which of the following best describes militarism?

The glorification of the military

France yearned for _____________ against Germany to regain its position as Europe's leading power.

revenge

The first act of the stage that became WWI was between Franz Joseph and the _______.

Serbs

When war between Russia and Japan ended Germany hoped Russia would become their ally. Instead Russia became closer to _______.

France

Germany joined the Triple Alliance to protect itself against

France.

An alliance between France and this country, who borrowed money from France for railroads, industry and its military, was another act toward WWI. Name the country.

Russia

____ was one of the forces that led to the outbreak of war in Europe.

militarism

Which of the following was an effect of militarism in Europe in the late 1800s?

Nations made political and military alliances.

On the eve of World War I, Bosnia was ruled by

Austria-Hungary.

Which of the following statements describes Kaiser William II?

He was a German leader who supported Austria's war with Serbia.

Prior to World War I, the ___________________ established that, in case of the outbreak of war, Germany would attack France first and then Russia.

Schlieffen Plan

Which group was behind the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand?

Black Hand

The chain of alliances began when Germany encouraged Austria to go to war with __________.

Serbia

Who was Austria's biggest ally?

Germany

Historians today recognize all of the following as contributing to the outbreak of World War I, EXCEPT:

France wanted to reclaim the Alsace-Lorraine territory from Germany.

How did many Serbians view Austrians?

As foreign oppressors

What did Germany do to encourage Austria to go to war with Serbia?

Germany promised support to Austria.

According to the lecture, the three main points of the ten-part ultimatum given to Serbia by Austria included all of the following EXCEPT

the seizure of Serbian lands by Austria.

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on which country when it refused an ultimatum to demobilize?

Russia

Germany's "Schlieffen Plan" was to begin the war by traveling through Belgium to attack _________.

France

Britain declared war on Germany after it's army went into which neutral country?

Belgium

German leader who supported Austria's war with Serbia

Kaiser Wilhelm II

What ethnic tensions in Bosnia led to the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand and launched World War I?

The Serbians viewed the Austrians as foreign oppressors.

Austria issued Serbia a ten-part ultimatum in response to

the role of Serbian and Slavic nationalists in the assassination of the Austrian Archduke.

Which of the following statements describes Kaiser William II?

He was a German leader who supported Austria's war with Serbia.

Which group was behind the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand?

Black Hand

Who was Austria's biggest ally?

Germany

Britain was forced to declare war on Germany

because the German army disrupted Belgian neutrality, which Britain had promised to protect.

Which of the following statements is true regarding the Ottoman empire in World War I?

It joined the Central Powers.

Italy declared war on
a.
Austria-Hungary.
c.
Russia.
b.
Germany.
d.
Both a and b.

d.

What made World War I a new kind of conflict?

The technology used

Which of the following does not represent advances in technology during World War I?

Cannons

The machine gun did all of the following, except

made the foot soldier unnecessary.

Modern warfare created __________ numbers of casualties in World War I, as compared to previous wars.

huge

What was the outcome of the battles at Verdun?

Germany and France lost 500,000 soldiers.

Chlorine gas was used as a weapon, in the first major gas attack against the enemy, by this country in 1915. Name the country.

Germany

A stalemate is best described as

a situation in which neither side of the conflict gains the advantage.

World War I was more destructive than earlier wars because

modern weapons were more deadly.

Which of the following statements is true regarding the Ottoman empire in World War I?

It joined the Central Powers.

Which of the following was a major reason the United States exchanged neutrality for war in 1917?

The Germans used their submarines to attack ships carrying American citizens and supplies to the Allies.

Which of the following best describes how the Germans are portrayed in Figure 27-1?

As cruel barbarians

Which of the following statements is true regarding the role of women during World War I?

They kept their nations' economies going during the war.

What did the Treaty of Brest-Litvosk accomplish in the war?

It ended Russia's involvement.

The entry of the United States into World War I tipped the scales in favor of ____________.

the Allies

Which of the following was least likely to be rationed?

Water

Who was author of the Fourteen Points?

Woodrow Wilson

Why was it difficult to gain an advantage over the enemy in trench warfare during World War I?

The machine gun made it nearly impossible for troops to advance.

Who issued the poster in Figure 27-1?

The United States government

Which of the following statements is true regarding the role of women during World War I?

They kept their nations' economies going during the war.

Payments for war damage

reparations

After WWI ended the _________ of 1918 swept through Europe making recovery from the war an even greater challenge.

b) Influenza Pandemic

French representative to the Paris Peace Conference who demanded that Germany be punished

Georges Clemenceau

In 1918, Europe was

in ruins.

Public opinion, in the United States, favored doing what to Kaiser Wilhelm in 1918?

Hanging him

Which of the following terms describes the spread of Influenza across Europe after the war?

Pandemic

Which of the following statements about nations' dissatisfaction with the Treaty of Versailles is not true?

China wanted land in Germany.

According to the lecture, the three main points of the ten-part ultimatum given to Serbia by Austria included all of the following EXCEPT

the seizure of Serbian lands by Austria.

Archduke who was assassinated while on a visit to Sarajevo

Francis Ferdinand

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on which country when it refused an ultimatum to demobilize?

Russia

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