World War 1

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militarism, alliances, Imperialism, nationalism

4 main causes of WW1

The assassination of Fernindand was a...

short term cause to WW1

stalemate

neither side is winning the war

Allied powers

Britain, France, Russia, Italy, US

Central Powers

Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire (Turkey), and Bulgaria

yes

Did the US try to remain neutral at first?

The Zimmermann telegram

What telegram was used to try and persuade Mexico to be allies with Germany?

1917

when did Germany begin to sink ships?

1917

When did the US enter the war?

propaganda

the spreading of ideas that help a cause, or hurt an opposing cause.

What was the goal of propaganda?

To influence public opinion, and gain support for the war

Zimmermann Telegram

Intercepted in 1917, germany proposed an alliance w/ Mexico. Germany agreed to help Mexico regain US territories.

Germany was able to move to the Western Front

What happened when Russia pulled it troops out of the war?

The lusitania

What British ship was sunk that killed 128 Americans?

1918

when was an armistice made?

Government asked Americans to grow their own food and stop buying from stores, so they could send the food to troops.

What are victory gardens?

Espionage Act 1917

law to silence critics of the war

What were some of the 14 points?

1) end to secret agreements
2) freedom of the seas and trade
3) self determination (own territory and forms of government)
4) League of Nations to help prevent future war

What were added countries after WW1?

czechoslovakia, Austria, Hungary, Yugoslavia, and Poland

Germany

Who was to take full blame for world war one? (according to the 14 points?)

Nope, because the League of Nations would drag us into wars we did not want to fight in.

Did the US join the League of Nations?

This made the League of Nations weak

What were some effects of the US not joining the League of Nations?

Treaty of Versailles

1) accept blame for WW1
2) pay billions of dollars in reparations
3) limit the size of its military
4) give up overseas colonies

1914-1918

What year to what year was WW1

1914

Franz Ferdinand is assassinated

1915

Lusitania sunk

1917

Zimmermann telegram discovered, Germany renews unrestricted submarine warfare, U.S. enters WW1

1918

armistice signed

1919

Treaty of Versaille is signed

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