This man was President of the United States during World War I.
the Central Powers
These were the countries of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy. This alliance was also known as the Triple Alliance.
the Triple Entente
This was the name of the alliance between the British, French, and Russians. It was also know as "the Allies".
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
This man, of Austria-Hungary, was assassinated in Sarajevo by Gavrilo Princip. This assassination led to the outbreak of World War I.
(true or false) It was Serbia who declared war on Austria-Hungary at the beginning of WWI.
(true or false) When war was declared against Serbia, Russia began to prepare for war so they could protect Serbia.
(true or false) When Germany saw that Russia was mobililzing for war, they declared war first on Russia and then on France.
(true or false) Britain stayed neutral in WWI until Germany attacked Belgium.
(true or false) President Woodrow Wilson declared a policy of neutrality. This meant that the U.S. would remain neutral. In other words, it would not take a side or get involved in the war.
Serbia and Bosnia
These two small countries in the Balkans were conflicted with one another and their problems helped precipitate WWI.
When countries agree to take the same side in a conflict, the result is called this.
(true or false) In Europe, when a conflict develops between countries, the small, unstable countries usually side with stronger countries.
(true or false) World War I began in 1915.
When a country has a weak government and is threateded by other groups, that country is considered to be this.
As events leading to WWI began to develop, imperialistic countries in this part of the world were deeply involved.
When a country strikes back at another country because of something that has happened, it is called this.
(true or false) Bosnia's people are mainly Christians.
(true of false) America watched with concern believing that it could remain neutral, sell supplies to both sides, and not fight.
When Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, this country came to the aid of Serbia.
the Middle Ages
Serb leaders wanted the rule, order, and prestige of the old Serbian empire that had been strong during this period of time.
In 1914, this region was known as the Powder Keg of Europe.
After moving through Belgium, Germany attacked this country.
World War I
The first great conflict of the 1900s was this war.