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central powers

in World War I the alliance of Germany and Austria-Hungary and other nations 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

william jennings bryan

United States lawyer and politician who advocated free silver and prosecuted John Scopes (1925) for teaching evolution in a Tennessee high school (1860-1925)

porfrio diaz

One of Juarez's generals, president of Mexico

victoriano huerta

He was a Mexican military officer and President of Mexico who was also leader of the violent revolution that took place in 1913. His rise to power caused many Mexicans to cross the border as well as angering the United States who saw him as a dictator.

pancho villa

A popular leader during the Mexican Revolution of 1910. An outlaw in his youth, when the revolution started, he formed a cavalry army in the north of Mexico and fought for the rights of the landless in collaboration with Emiliano Zapata.

josh j. pershing

black jack; sent to capture pancho villa

wihelm 2

german ruler


ship that marked the violation of america'sright to open a sea travel

sussex pledge

name given to president wilson's statement that another attack on a passenger or merchant vessel would break ties with germany and perhaps lead to war

unrestricted submerine warfzre

a german policy which said that all ships in the war zone would be sunk

zimmermann telegram

intercepted and decoded by the british, it called for mexican support of the german cause.

america enters the was

april 6,1917

selective service act

allowed a natiional draft to increase recruitment

food administration


hebert hoover

invented hooverizing talked about food saving and production


soldiers with buttons that look like doughnuts

espionage and sedition act

crime to criticize the war effort

fourteen points

wilsons plan for pease

league of nations

a general association of nations for the purpose of affording mutual guarantees of poitical independence and territioial integrity to great and small states alike

argonne offensive

battle that turned the thde of the war

treaty of versallies

june 28, 1919 it was signed

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