World War I

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nationalism, industrialism, alliances, assassination of archduke ferdinand

four causes that led to WWI

england, france, russia

three countries in the triple entente

germany, austria-hungary

two countries of the central powers

years of WWI

1914-1918

trench

type of fighting

europe

location of fighting

lusitania, zimmerman note, US business interests, US propaganda

four reasons US got involved

april 6, 1917

date US got involved

battle of argonne and end of war

septermber-november 11, 1918

woodrow wilson

president during WWI

61 million

number of people who fought in WWI

16 million

number of people who died in WWI

19.5 million

number of people who were wounded

116,000

number of US troops who died

21.5 million

number of europeans who died from the spanish influenza

32 million

number of artillery shells that were shot at the battle of verdun

austria-hungary

country archduke ferdinand was from

Princep

student who shot archduke ferdinand

june 28, 1914

date archduke ferdinand was assassinated

Germany

country that invaded france first

august 3, 1914

date WWI officially started

france

country where most of the fighting occurred

lusitania

british ocean liner

may 7, 1915

date lusitania was sunk

Germany

country of the sub that took down the lusitania

zimmerman note

letter to mexico from germany that was intercepted and stated the germany wanted mexico to attack the US

3.2 billion dollars

amount of money US made by trade with the allies from 1914-1916

april 6, 1917

date US entered WWI

triple entente (allies)

side the US chose to fight with

selective service act

sets one up for the draft, states that when a male turns 18 they must sign up

1917

year soviets leave the war

northern france

location of most of the fighting after the soviets leave

october

month of communist revolution

battle of argonne

battle that the US helped most with

red barron

plane that had 3 wings

november 11th, 1918

date war ends (veteran's day)

germany

country that was blamed for the war

treaty of versailles

name of the treaty that forced germany to pay for most of the war

new national boundaries, no secret treaties, open seas, military reduction, free trade, colonial claims mediation

focuses of wilsons fourteen points

league of nations

wilson's idea that was a pre-cursor to united nations

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