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President Wilson broke diplomatic relations with Germany when

they announced that they would wage unrestricted sub warfare in the Atlantic

The Zimmermann note involved a proposed secret agreement between

Germany and Mexico

The United States declared war on Germany

after German U-Boats sank 4 unarmed American merchant vessels

President Woodrow Wilson persuaded the American people to enter World War I by

pledging to make the war "a war to end all wars" and to make the world safe for democracy

President Wilson viewed America's entry into World War I as an opportunity for the United States to

to shape a new international order based on the ideals of democracy

the following was among Wilson's Fourteen Points upon which he based America's idealistic foreign policy in World War I?

reduction of armaments,
abolition of secret treaties, a new international organization to guarantee collective security,
and the principle of national self-determination for subject peoples.

The major problem for George Creel and his Committee on Public Information was that

he oversold Wilson's ideals and led the world to expect too much

Match each civilian administrator below with the World War I mobilization agency that he directed.
A. George Creel
B. Herbert Hoover
C. Bernard Baruch
D. William Howard Taft

1. War Industries Board
2. Committee on Public Information
3. Food Administration
4. National War Labor Board

A:2, B:3, C:1, D:4

When the United States entered World War I, it was

not ready for its leap into global war

During World I, civil liberties in America were

denied to many, especially those suspected of disloyalty

Two constitutional amendments adopted in part because of wartime influences were the Eighteenth, which dealt with _______________, and the Nineteenth, whose subject was _______________.

prohibition; woman suffrage

As a result of their work supporting the war effort, women

finally received the right to vote

During World War I, the government's treatment of labor could be best described as


The two groups who suffered most from the violaton of civil liberties during World War I were

German Americans and social radicals.

Grievances of labor during and shortly after World War I include all of the following

the inability to gain the right to organize, war spawned inflation, and violence against workers by employers

The 1919 steel strike resulted in

The movement of tens of thousands of Southern blacks north during WWI resulted in

The movement of tens of thousands of Southern blacks north during WWI resulted in

racial violence in the North

Most wartime mobilization agencies relied on _______________ to prepare the economy for war.

voluntary compliance

Most of the money raised to finance World War I came from


In an effort to make economic mobilization more efficient during World War I, the federal government took over and operated

the railroads

The United States used all of the following methods to support the war effort

forcing some people to buy war bonds, having "meatless and wheatless" days, and seizing enemy merchant vessels trapped in American harbors

The World War I military draft


When the United States entered the war in 1917, most Americans did not believe that

it would be necessary to send a large American army to Europe

Those who protested conscription during World War I did so because

hey disliked the idea of compelling a person to serve

During World War I, American troops fought in all of the following countries

Russia, Belgium and Italy

The two major battles of World War I in which United States forces engaged were

St. Mihiel and the Meuse-Argonne Offensive.

Russia's withdrawal from World War I in 1918 resulted in

the release of thousands of German troops for deployment on the front in France

The supreme military commander of American forces during World War I was

General John J. Pershing.

The Second Battle of the Marne was significant because it

marked the beginning of a German withdrawal that was never reversed

As a condition of ending World War I, Woodrow Wilson demanded that

the German Kaiser be forced from power

The United States' main contributions to the Allied victory in World War I included all of the following

foodstuffs, oil, munitions, and morale

The Germans were heavily demoralized by

the US troop reserves

The chief difference between Woodrow Wilson and the parliamentary statesmen at the Paris peace table was that Wilson

did not command a legislative majority at home

Woodrow Wilson's ultimate goal at the Paris Peace Conference was to

establish the League of Nations

At the Paris Peace Conference, Wilson sought all of the following goals

preventing a seizure of territory by the victors, a world parliament of nations to provide collective security, national self-determination for smaller European nations, free trade and freedom of the seas.

except:an end to the European colonial empires in Africa and Asia.

Opposition to the League of Nations by many United States Senators during the Paris Peace Conference

gave the Allied leaders in Paris a stronger bargaining position

After the Treaty of Versailles had been signed, Woodrow Wilson

wilson was condemned by disillusioned liberals and frustrated imperialists

In the United States, the most controversial aspect of the Treaty of Versailles was

after the Treaty of Versailles had been signed

The initial Republican strategy regarding the Treaty of Versailles was to

delay and amend the treaty.

Senate opponents of the League of Nations as proposed in the Treaty of Versailles argued that it

robbed Congress of its war-declaring powers.

In Congress, the most reliable support for Wilson's position on the League of Nations came from


The Senate likely would have accepted American participation in the League of Nations if Wilson had

been willing to compromise with the League opponents in Congress

Who was finally most responsible for the Senate defeat of the Treaty of Versailles?


Woodrow Wilson's call for a "solemn referendum" in 1920 referred to

his attempt to use the presidential election of 1920 to gain support for the Treaty of Versailles but it became a death sentence for the League of Nations

Republican isolationists successfully turned Warren Harding's 1920 presidential victory into a

death sentence for the League.

The major weakness of the League of Nations was that it

did not include the US

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