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  1. 1) Recognition of freedom of the seas
    2) An end to the practice of making secret treaties
    3) Reduction of national armaments
    4) An "impartial adjustment of all colonial claims"
    5) Self determination for the various nationalities within the Austro-Hungarian empire
    6) "A general association of nations...for the purpose of affording mutual guarantees of political independence and territorial integrity to great and small state alike
  2. - A series of unexplained bombings caused Attorney Generals A. Mitchell Palmer to establish a special office under J. Edgar Hoover to gather information on radicals.
    - Ordered mass arrests of anarchists, Socialists, and labor agitators.
  3. - Torpedoing and sinking of a British passenger liner.
    - Most of the passengers drowned, including 128 Americans.
    - Wilson responded by sending Germany a strongly worded diplomatic message warning that Germany would be held to "strict accountability" if it continued its policy of sinking unarmed ships.
  4. - Every nation that had fought on the Allied side was present.
    1) Germany was disarmed and stripped of its colonies in Asia and Africa. Forced to admit guilt for the war. And pay a huge sum of money in reparations to Great Britain and France.
    2) Territories once controlled by Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Russia were taken by the Allies.
    3) Signers of the treaty would join an international peacekeeping organization, the League of Nations. Called on each member nation to stand ready to protect the independence and territorial integrity of other nations.

4 True/False questions

  1. Selective Service Act- Germany's one hope for challenging British power at sea lay with a new naval weapon, the submarine.
    - Germany answered the British blockade by announcing a blockade of its own and warned that ships attempting to enter the "war zone" risked being sunk on sight by German submarines


  2. Sussex pledge- There was widespread unhappiness with the peace process an also growing fears of socialism fueled by the Communist takeover in Russia and labor unrest at home.


  3. Reservationists- War industries board: Set production priorities and established centralized control over raw materials and prices.
    - Food Administration: Encourage Americans households to eat less meat and bread so that more food could be shipped abroad for the French and British troops.
    - Fuel Administration: directed efforts to save coal. Nonessential factories were closed, and daylight savings time went into effect for the first time.
    - National War Labor Board: Helped arbitrate disputes between workers and employers. Labor won concessions during the war that had earlier been denied. Wages rose, the 8 hour day was more common, and union membership increased.


  4. American Expeditionary Force- AEF
    - was commanded by General John Pershing.
    - Assumed independent responsibility for one segment of the Western Front