a policy of non-participation in foreign countries' economic and political relations
A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other weaker countries politically, socially, and economically.
Belief that one racial group is superior to another and use discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race
the doctrine of expanding the territory or the economic influence of a country
extreme pride and love of ones country and willingness to sacrifice for it
policy of building up strong armed forces to prepare for war
a German Emperor
Ideas spread to influence public opinion for or against a cause.
Serbian nationalist/terrorist group responsible for the assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand which resulted in the start of World War I.
World War I alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire and all the other nations that became allied with them in opposing the Allies
in World War I the alliance of Great Britain and France and Russia and all the other nations that became allied with them in opposing the Central Powers
deadlock in which neither side is able to defeat the other
British passenger boat sunk by a German submarine that claimed 1,000 lives. One of main reasons America decided to join the war.
to take over
Treaty of Kanagawa
An agreement by Japan with America, that Japan would open two ports to trade with the U.S. and would help shipwrecked U.S. sailors
Archduke Francis Ferdinand
heir to the throne of Austria Hungary; assassinated by Gavrilo Princip, a bosnian serb.; sparked WWI
one who is against war or the use of violence
A telegram Germany sent to Mexico to convince Mexico to attack the U.S. if the U.S. attacked Germany
U.S. President, who led the U.S. into WWI.
a person who advocates war or warlike policies and/or tries to stir up war
the selection of persons for required military service
Selective Service Act
Law passed by Congress in 1917 that required all men from ages 21 to 30 to register for the military draft