Austrian Arch Duke, assassinated in Sarajevo 6-28-1914.
US President reelected in 1916, led US in WWI and signed Treaty of Versailles
US General in command of the AEF in WWI.
German Kaiser, wanted to dominate Europe and abdicated his throne at the end of the war.
Head of the War Industries Board, oversaw wartime production in our factories.
Former US President & Head of the War Labor Board, tried to end labor disputes w/out strikes.
Future US President & Head of the Food Administration, tried to increase production, efficiency.
D. L . George
British Prime Minister @ Versailles, member of the "Big 4."
French Prime Minister @ Versailles, member of the "Big 4."
Italian Prime Minister @ Versailles, member of the "Big 4."
H. C. Lodge
US Senator that wrote "reservations" to the Versailles Treaty.
One of the main causes of WWI. It is the process of seizing colonies and building an empire.
One of the main causes of WWI. It is a build up of armies and weapons. An arms race. Glorification of war.
One of the main causes of WWI. It is extreme pride in country or ethnic group. Extreme patriotism.
One of the main causes of WWI. It is when nations agree to aid each other in case of attack.
Wartime Alliance that included Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria and Italy quit.
Wartime Alliance that included France, England, Russia quit, Italy & the US joined.
Prewar, Germany, Austria-Hungary, Italy.
Prewar, England, France, Russia.
German plan to conquer Europe. Involved defeating the French first and Russia after the fall of Paris.
The stalemate at the Western Front led directly to this kind of fighting.
Term referring to one sided information designed to persuade.
Major naval battle where British and German navies each took heavy losses. Forced Germany to rely on U-boats.
British ocean liner sunk by a German U-boat. 128 Americans were killed.
German promise to restrict submarine warfare by warning ships before sinking them.
Proposed an alliance between Germany & Mexico if the US entered the war.
Selective Service Act
Law that created the World War I draft, boosting military strength to 3 million men.
Meuse - Argonne
Location and name of the Allied offensive. 1 million troops would force the Germans to the pre war border.
Date of the Armistice that ended the fighting in World War I. Currently celebrated as Veterans Day.
US Government Bonds sold to raise money for the war effort. $20 billion were raised.
Espionage and Sedition Acts
Law that made it illegal to spy for our enemies or speak out against the war.
President Wilson's speech / plan that set goals for a more peaceful and democratic world.
One of Wilson's 14 Points. Would replace the need for Empires and colonization.
Freedom of the Seas
One of Wilson's 14 Points. Tried to discourage nations from using blockades and submarine warfare against civilian shipping.
One of Wilson's 14 Points. Attempted to address growing feelings of Nationalism and the rise of ethnic groups.
One of Wilson's 14 Points. Attempted to slow arms races & militarism. Armies / Navies should be limited in size.
New weapons & their uses during WWI
Tanks, Machine Guns, Flamethrowers, Poison Gas... how were they used?