A military alliance between Germany, Austria-Hary, and Italy in the years preceding World War Iung
A military alliance between Great Britain, France, and Russia in the years preceding World War I.
- A policy of glorifying military power and keeping a standing army always prepared for war.
A form of warfare in which opposing armies fight each other from trenches dug in the battlefield.
Germany's military plan at the outbreak of World War I, according to which Germany troops would rapidly defeat France and then move east to attack Russia
Unrestricted Submarine Warfare
The use of submarines to sink - without warning - any ship (including neutral ships and unarmed passenger liners) found in an enemy's waters.
Information or material spread to advance a cause or to damage an opponent's cause.
A conflict in which the participating countries devote all their resources to the war effort.
An agreement to stop fighting.
A series of proposals in which U.S. president Woodrow Wilson outlined a plan for achieving a lasting peace after World War I.
Treaty of Versailles
The peace treaty signed by Germany and the Allied powers.
League of Nations
An international association formed after World War I with the goal of keeping peace among nations.
In Marxist theory, the group of workers who would overthrow the czar and come to rule Russia.
A group of revolutionary Russian Marxists who took control of Russia's government in November 1917
A temporary government.
Government control over every aspect of public and private life.
Plans outlined by Joseph Stalin in 1928 for the development of the Soviet Union's economy.
A series of court proceedings held in Nuremberg, Germany, after World War II, in which Nazi leaders were tried for aggression, violations of the rules of war, and crimes against humanity.
An economic system in which the government makes all economic decisions.
A 6,000-mile journey made in 1934-1935 by Chinese Communists fleeing from Jiang Jieshi's Nationalist forces
A declaration of principles issued in August 1914 by British prime minister Winston Churchill and U.S. president Franklin Roosevelt, on which the Allied peace plan at the end of World War II was based.
The republic that was established in Germany in 1919 and ended in 1933.
In World War II, the nations of Germany, Italy, and Japan, which had formed an alliance in 1936.
A policy movement that promotes an extreme form of nationalism, a denial of individual rights, and a dictatorial one-party rule.
The fascist policies of the National Socialist German Workers' party, based on totalitarianism, a belief in racial superiority, and state control of industry.
a book written by Adolf Hitler during his imprisonment in 1923-1924, in which he set forth his beliefs and his goals for Germany
the additional territory that, according to Adolf Hitler, Germany needed because it was overcrowded.
A policy of avoiding political or military involvement with other countries
The Third German Empire, established by Adolf Hitler in the 1930s.
a form of warfare in which surprise attacks with fast-moving airplanes are followed by massive attacks with infantry forces.
An agreement in which nations promise not to attack one another.
The systematic killing of an entire people.
A mass slaughter of Jews and other civilians, carried out by the Nazi government of Germany before and during World War II
During World War II, Japanese suicide pilots trained to sink Allied ships by crashing bomb-filled planes into them.
A deliberate and public refusal to obey a law considered unjust.