Competitive and antagonistic rivalries among nations.
What did nationalism often lead to?
Germany and Austria-Hungary, together with the Ottoman Empire
What was considered the central powers?
Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip
What assasin shot the Archduke and his wife Sophie, and led to the beginging of World War 1?
Armies fought in trenches, and fought to gain mere yards of ground. This continued for 3 years.
Explain trench warfare.
Who won the 1916 Election?
Men to register with the government in order to be randomly selected for military service.
What did the Selective Service Act require?
Target practice, kitchen duty, and cleaning up the grounds.
Name three duties that men put in during eight month training period.
Real weapons and ammunition were in short supply.
Why did soldiers use fake weapons such as rocks, and wooden poles, to practice with?
The tank, and the airplane
What were the two most innovative weapons made during World War 1, that "changed the nature of warfare"?
Standing in cold wet trenches for long periods of time without changing into dry socks or boots.
What causes "Trench Foot"?