(true or false) These were all parts of President Wilson's Fourteen Points: losing countries were not to be punished, countries would establish a peace organization, and all losing countries may decide their own government.
The Triple Entente
This was an alliance between Britain, France, and Russia. It became known as the allied powers.
The Central Powers
This alliance was also known as the Triple Alliance and was later joined by Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire.
"no man's land"
This was the area between the two lines of trenches where the fighting was taking place.
This is a one-sided communication designed to influence people's thinking, opinions, and actions.
This is a self-propelled, cigar-shaped, underwater weapon used to attack ships.
This is a tactic used to block seaports so that shipments of war supplies could not reach enemy ports, thereby creating hardship and scarcity.
This was a British ship which was sunk by German torpedoes. There were about 1200 civilians killed, of which 128 were American.
This is a government ruled by one person.
These were communists in Russia who overthrew the revolutionary government.
This man was the leader of the communists who overthrew the revolutionary government of Russia in 1917.
April 6, 1917
This was the date when the American Congress declared war on Germany.
the Zimmerman Note
This was a note from Germany to Mexico which urged Mexico to join the Central Powers, and discussed the invasion of California and Texas.
(true or false) One of the last reasons that President Wilson called for war was that German U-boats had destroyed American merchant ships.
(true or false) This slogan helped President Wilson get reelected in 1916: "Walk softly and carry a big stick."
(true or false) World War I lasted for six years.
Germany's march into this country set up the Eastern front of the war.
(true or false) American forces were needed in the war effort especially because of these reasons: German troops moved to the Western front, the Western front needed strengthening, and Russia had pulled out of the war.
the United States
This country was not an Allied Power early in the war.
(true or false) The Central Powers consisted of these countries: Germany, France, Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire.
(true or false) In wartime, the international law of the seas was that ships of neutral countries were not to be harmed.
Germany's march into this country set up the western front of the war.
This country broke its alliance with Germany and Austria, and after being neutral, joined the Allies in 1915.
(true or false) Bulgaria was never a member of the Allied Powers.
This method of fighting battles was called such because the armies dug ditches and fought each other.