another term for the draft; forced service in the military,
a temporary peace, halt in fighting
archduke of Austria who is assassinated by serbian nationalist; sparks WWI
The Black Hand
The Terrorist group that organized the assassination of the Archduke.
A telegram Germany Sent to Mexico to convince Mexico to attack the U.S.
28th President of the United States. Led the U.S. into WWI. He proposed the 14 points. He attended the peace conference at Versailles.
policy of building up strong armed forces to prepare for war
A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries poitically, socially, and economically.
the shutting of a port to keep people or supplies from moving in or out
a toxic war gas with sulfide based compounds that raises blisters and attacks the eyes and lungs
1. the doctrine that your national culture and interests are superior to any other. 2. love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it
The front between Germany and France. Most of the causalities were on this front and there was really harsh fighting here.
Empire that wanted to control Serbia. It declared war on Serbia after Franz Ferdinand was assassinated
Fighting with trenches, mines, and barbed wire. Horrible living conditions, great slaughter, no gains, stalemate, used in WWI.
Treaty of Versailles
the treaty imposed on Germany by the Allied powers after the end of World War I which demanded exorbitant reparations from the Germans
soldiers ignored orders on both sides and celebrated Christmas together.
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, Ottoman Empire
Great Britain, France, Italy, Russia, and later the US
Centered in Constantinople, the Turkish imperial state that conquered large amounts of land in the Middle East, North Africa, and the Balkans, and fell after World War I.
British passenger boat sunk by a German submarine that claimed over 1,000 lives. One of main reasons America decided to join the war.
Payments for damages and expenses brought on by war