What are 2 other names World War 1?
The Great War, and The War to End all Wars
When did World War 1 take place?
When did the United States enter World War 1?
Which side of the war did the US fight on?
Which Countries were included in "The Allies"?
Great Britain, France, Russia
Which countries were included in "The Central Powers?"
The increasing build up of weapons & glorification of the army
Binding friendship agreements between countries
The desire to build an empire
The belief and hope that a group of people with a separate culture has the right to break away from a larger nation to form its own country
What was the immediate spark that started the war?
The assassination of Archduke Francis
Where was Archduke Francis killed?
Who killed Archduke Francis?
A Serbian Terrorist
Prepare for war
A war in which fighting takes place on two geographically separate fronts
Why did the USA fight in World War 1?
First, they wanted to be neutral but when the US found out that Germany was plotting against them, they entered the war
The passenger liner that Germany sank in 1915
The note that Germany sent to Mexico to form alliance, and to plot war against the US
What strengths did the Allies have?
Money, Resources and Men
A type of fighting in which soldiers dug long lines of parallel ditches or trenches deep enough to conceal soldiers standing upright.
No Man's Land
An area that separated the front trenches of each side
What was the foolish strategy that both Generals used in battle?
What are two names for famous WW1 Battles?
Verdun or the Somme
How many countries were involved in WW1?
How much did the War as a whole cost?
300 Billion Dollars