22 terms

world war 1

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