Long term causes of world war 1
What was the SPARK that ignited WW1?
assissanation of the archduke Ferninand
Whao was Gavrilo Princip?
The person who assassinated the archduke
What was the black hand?
A group who wanted to unite Serbs under one government
Members of Triple Entente
Great Britain, France,Russia, Italy, and the US
Members of the Triple Alliance
Germany, Austria Hungary, and the Otomon Empire
not tking a side or supporting another country
Why did the US want to remain neutral?
the war wasn't a threat to us, it wasn't our war to fight, too expensive to get involved
What was the Lusitania?
a British ship sunk in 1915, had 120 Americans on board
Why was the Zimmerman Note a threat to the US
it proposed an alliance with Mexico
What were the reasons the US beame ivolved in the war?
a.ensure ally repayment
b. protect the merchant ships
How did Americans support the war effort?
a.bought war bonds
f. women went to work
advertisements that tried to change public opinion
Who was president during WW1?
What is a trench?
area where soldiers fought in ww1
What are some problems soldiers faced in trenches?
trench mouth, trench foot, shell shock, diseases, lice, rats/rodents
New weapons in world war 1
airplanes, tanks, flame throwers, hand grenades,
What year did the US sign the war resolution to join WW1?
What was the purpose of the selective service act?
an attempt to raise an army
what is a conscientious objector?
a person who doesnt support the war for religious purposes
what was the result of the British Blockade?
750,000 Germans starved
What was the land between the trenches called? Why?
No mans land because if you went there you probably would not survive
Who was the Dough Boys(AEF) leader?
John J Pershing
What is mechanized warfare?
machines that used engines and gas(ex airplanes, tanks, ect.)
what did the espionage and sedition act do?
make it illegal to go against the war effort
How many people in the US died because of the flu epidemic?
How many people world wide died because of the flu epidemic?
What is the 14 points?
Wilsons plan for peace
Who were the big four?
Great Britain, the US, Italy, and France
What was the purpose of the Leauge of Nations?
To solve problems between countries, and prevent war form reaking out
Results of the Treaty of Versailles
a Germany was humiliated
b. new countried were created
c. Germany had to give back land and pay millions in war debt
d. Germany was demilitarized
e. Russia lost land
f. Germany lost colonies
The problems for WW1 led up to what major event?
World War 2